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Teachers Around The Country Get Creative To Improve Student Literacy

Children at Scripps Ranch KinderCare in San Diego play in their classroom on October 1, 2013 in San Diego, CA. (Robert Benson/Getty Images for …

Teaching

6 Tips For Traveling The World — Even When You're Totally Broke

I slung my first travel backpack over my shoulder the summer of 2003. That backpack later became a suitcase that has gotten smaller and smaller with …

Travel

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7 Common Language Learning Strategies That Don’t Work (And How to Fix Them)

Here’s a common scenario: you decide to learn a language and tell your all friends and family your plans.Then they tell you about the “best” way to …

Language Learning

Choosing to Live My Best Life

My life has been transformed. Completely and utterly turned on its head, and it is amazing. I go to bed like a child on Christmas Eve because I am so excited to begin another day. What could be better than that?<p>I'm bursting with enthusiasm, energy and a desire to share what has happened to me, …

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From wild camping to festivals: have a sustainable student summer

Summer’s here and there’s lots of good, clean fun to be had, without the need to take short-haul flights or use disposable barbecues<p>The exams are done, new Glastonbury 2015 photos are still making the occasional appearance on your Facebook feed and the streets are lined with pale, knobbly knees …

Festivals

How Important Is Reading For Learning To Speak a Language? Not Very. Here’s Why…

<b>This post assumes something about you.</b>You’re learning (or would like to learn) to speak a foreign language.If you’re learning a foreign language …

Language Learning

40 Free & Fun Things to Do This Summer

You want to have fun this summer, but you're not exactly swimming in money or willing to blow your budget? Or you've already blown your budget on a …

6 myths that prevent people from learning multiple languages

You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this:<p>After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single person who comes close to that description (although I'm sure many of us wouldn't mind it).<p>It's true …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Apps

Nine Brain-Aging “Sins” That Kill Your Competitive Edge

It’s Monday morning, and Michael, a senior executive at a global telecommunications company, faces the week utterly exhausted. Only 38, he’s been a …

H&I Adventures Offers Mountain Bike Tours for Foodies

In yet another sign that mountain biking demographics are shifting (or at least, widening), H&I Adventures announces a slate of “culinary mountain …

Foodie Friday: Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea

Welcome back to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Emily from Whatever Floats Your Oats, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl, Farrah …

What does a second language give you?

Every time I watch a play or musical that mixes two languages like PETA’s “Paano ako Naging Leading Lady” which I saw recently, I become more aware …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …