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Chinese parents are using Peppa Pig to prepare their toddlers for the Ivy League

Eddie Liu, a 47-year-old engineer in the southern Chinese metropolis of Guanghzou, began teaching his son English before he could even speak. Now 13 years old, his son, who attends a local public middle school, is reading <i>Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix</i>, a 896-page book that portrays the …

Peppa Pig

Journaling Showdown: Writing vs. Typing

Jack London said every writer should keep a notebook. “Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it,” London said. “Lead pencil markings endure longer …

Creative Writing

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

Teaching

An Expert Guide On How To Make Small Talk

In 2016, small talk is seen by some as a big problem. Writing for <i>Wired</i> magazine earlier this year, Mr Dan Ariely, professor of psychology at MIT, and …

Clothing

3 tips for learning a second language as an adult

There are many ways you can learn a different language, but these three are tried-and-true methods experts routinely recommend.<p><b>Immerse yourself</b><p>Even the most proficient language teacher “cannot replicate the immersive environment outside her classroom, according to Michael Ballagh, associate vice …

Language Learning

3 daily practices for living a happy life, according to over 100 psychologists

As Annie Dillard writes in her book "The Writing Life," "how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."<p>There's no short-cut to a happy life, but there are simple things we can do to help us get there.<p>"We have a choice in our lives, in our behavior, and in our thoughts, as to what we …

How to Fake Sickness on the Weekend and Avoid Going to School

1<p><b>Prepare to sacrifice your weekend.</b> Obviously, if you are faking sick on the weekend so you can avoid going to school on Monday, you will be busy …

The 12 Steps to Happiness That You Create (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know what makes me happy? Learning.<p>I love understanding how the universe works, what makes people do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives me deep satisfaction. That's why I felt quite pleased with the …

How to Get the Most Life out of Your Shoes

In the footwear world, Jason Markk is synonymous with quality shoe care. “I’ve been into shoes since I was a kid,” he said. “Keeping them clean was a …

The Life-Changing Question a Stranger On a Bench Asked Me

"Come on, it's time to go! I'm burning up out here!"<p>I sat at the neighborhood park, ablaze with the summer heat and more than a little irritated that my daughter was taking so long to finish her "last" go around on the jungle gym. She continued to play, blissfully unaware of my growing …

Tripping in South Korea: Raw fish, hot sauce and hard liquor

<i>Tripping columns offer readers a chance to share their adventures – those times when, far from what's familiar, you must improvise in the midst of a wild travel moment. They are the stories you can't wait to tell when you get home.</i><p>I celebrated my last birthday in South Korea. Unfortunately, the …

What If Schools Abolished Grade Levels?

Sorting kids by age or ability creates problems, according to our panel of education experts.<p><i>This is the sixth installment in our series about school in a perfect world. Read previous entries on calendars, content, homework, teachers, and classrooms.</i><p>We asked prominent voices in education—from …

How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

The Only 3 Types of Writing People Actually Want to Read

I remember the first time a piece I wrote was rejected by an Editor.<p>I was working with an editor at Thought Catalog.<p>I submitted my posts to him, he’d …