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Inglês e currículo diversificado estão entre as apostas de colégios de elite

São Paulo pode ter mais dois colégios bilíngues em 2019<p>A chegada das novas escolas com perfil internacional - e a possibilidade de outras que podem …

Escolas novas já pagam até R$ 20 mil para atrair professor

Busca pelos melhores professores faz colégios internacionais usarem até headhunters e instituições, que abrem em 2018, recebem enxurrada de …

What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Teaching

Tips to Make Learning German Easier

German is actually much easier than you might think<p>The first time most of us come in touch with a foreign language or at least with the need to study …

Language Learning

The World’s Most Efficient Languages

How much do you really need to say to put a sentence together?<p>Just as fish presumably don’t know they’re wet, many English speakers don’t know that the way their language works is just one of endless ways it could have come out. It’s easy to think that what one’s native language puts words to, and …

The ex-Jehovah's Witnesses shunned by their families

<b>For some former Jehovah's Witnesses, leaving the faith is not just the mark of losing your religion - it can also mean losing your loved ones. In many cases, friends and family are told to cut all ties with ex-believers, leaving them isolated and sometimes suicidal.</b><p>"I don't speak to any of my …

One chart shows how many millionaires and billionaires graduated from Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and 17 other top colleges

Society seems to be obsessed with rich people. We seek their advice, study their habits, and replicate their wealth-building strategies.<p>But the richest of the rich have more in common than a risk-taking attitude and an early morning routine.<p>Wealth-X, a firm that does research and valuations on …

5 Reasons You Should Teach Your Child Another Language

“What’s the point of teaching your kids a foreign language if they will never become fluent?” I have heard this so many times from parents who think …

Language Learning

Eight Reasons Why It's So Hard To Really Change Your Behavior

Changing our behavior is a self-engineering challenge with few equals. I’m talking about long-term, sustained change, not short-run bursts that sputter out before real change happens. Whether the change involves diet, exercise, habits, dependencies or anything else, changing behavior is one of the …

Self-help

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Being fluent in 2 languages might literally change how you perceive time

Being bilingual already has a long list of benefits. Research suggests that it boosts creativity and memory, strengthens multitasking and slows down …

Language Learning

31 Quotes To Remind Us of the importance of Integrity

Integrity is the cornerstone of great leadership<p>In a world of fake news and alternative facts, here are 31 reminders of why integrity is key to leadership.<p>The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section …

Motivation

As 20 principais regras para escrever, segundo Stephen King

Publicidade Anuncie<p>Seja você um fã inveterado ou não da obra do escritor Stephen King, o fato é que o americano é um dos mais prolíficos, importantes …

Freelancers, Here Are 8 Ideas For Building Additional Income Streams

If you’re a freelancer, you probably already know how difficult it can be to earn enough, especially in the beginning. According to Contently’s State of Freelancing report, securing enough work is the biggest problem freelancers face.<p>Many freelancers fail to think beyond just finding clients to …

Let Emma Watson's Year In Books Inspire Your 2017 Reading List

She's lit.<p>When you consider the series that made her a household name, it’s not that shocking to note that Emma Watson is quite literary.<p>This year, the British actress released her 2016 reading list on Goodreads for all of us to enjoy. Over the course of the past 366 days, the former “Harry Potter” …

Bolsa de mestrado para professores de inglês na Inglaterra

Larissa Goulart, a brasileira ganhadora da bolsa em 2015, e os outros professores<p>Estão abertas as inscrições para as bolsas para mestrado para …

Universidade dá bolsas integrais de mestrado na Itália

Imagem: Università Bocconi/Divulgação<p>Quer fazer mestrado na Itália, morar em Milão e ganhar uma coroa de louros como a da foto (!) no dia da sua …

Como viajar o mundo sozinha sendo professora de inglês

Eu já estava morando fora do Brasil há pouco mais de três anos, quando embarquei num intercâmbio com o intuito de estudar inglês. Durante esse …

EXAME

São Paulo — O <b>salário mínimo</b> no Brasil deveria ser de R$ 4.013,08, de acordo com o Dieese (Departamento Intersindical de Estatística e Estudos …

Dad Draws Awesome Post-It Note Illustrations For Daughter's Lunchbox

These pictures will make you smile.<p>For three years, children’s book author and illustrator Rob Biddulph has been sending his daughter Poppy to school with adorable lunchbox notes.<p>The U.K. dad illustrates Post-its with characters from “Star Wars,” Pixar films, animated TV shows and more.<p>Biddulph …

Uso de idioma estrangeiro influencia na tomada de decisões, diz estudo

Os riscos parecem menores em uma língua que não é materna<p>O uso de um <b>idioma estrangeiro</b> influencia na tomada de <b>decisões</b>, pois afeta como as pessoas …

15 Remarkable Signs of Emotional Intelligence

How many of these describe you?<p>It's all too easy to lose control of our emotions.<p>That's why emotional intelligence is so important. The ability to identify emotions (in yourself and others), to understand their powerful effect, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior, can greatly …

Emotional Intelligence

Fazer anotações durante a aula é uma das melhores técnicas de estudo

Ana Lourenço, no Guia do Estudante<p>Nem todo mundo gosta de anotar o que o professor diz durante a aula: alguns têm preguiça, outros acham que …

25 coisas (quase de graça) para fazer em São Paulo

O turbilhão que é a cidade de São Paulo pode dar um grande nó na cabeça dos turistas que visitam a capital paulistana. Para quem chega a SP meio …

Essential German Time Phrases and Expressions - learn German,german,communication,vocabulary,time

<b>You can use the following phrases as a guide when talking about time and dates in German:</b><p><b>Wissen Sie, wie viel Uhr es ist?</b> (Do you know what time it …

Remembering My Teacher Cathy Collins: The Best 'Lesson Plan' Is Love

<i>"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward</i><p><b>The last time I saw Cathy Collins was at her house.</b><p>Her husband, Jack, met me at the front door, shook my hand and guided me through the house back to his …

4 dicas do empreendedor que vendeu sua startup por US$ 1 bi

Em maio de 2013, David Karp, fundador do Tumblr, vendeu a startup por US$ 1,1 bilhão. Confira os ensinamentos do americano<p>O americano David Karp …

Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain

Research suggests we may be predisposed to speak more than one language and that doing so brings health benefits, such as delaying the onset of dementia<p>In a cafe in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words back and forth. Their cutlery dances during more …

Language