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The “Pinch Yourself” Hack for Rapid Language Learning (Backed by Science) - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips
My friend Maneesh Sethi spent five years travel hacking his way around the world, learning Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and German along the way. Now …Pinch
My first experience with technology in the classroom was the good ol' Apple IIe and endless hours playing Oregon Trail and Math Blaster. That evolved …Education
Photo: Damianos Chronakis
You’re talking to a guy and things are going well, and perhaps you want to have one of those “netflix and pizza” nights …Spain
Spanish is the most studied second language in the United States. Many Americans start learning it in middle school or high school, but most of us …Language Learning
What is ‘Sticky Teaching’ and how does it work?
Trying to figure out if your lessons are resonating? Time to consider the idea of becoming a ‘sticky …Teaching
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Exposure to another language is a gateway into another culture. How sentences are composed and how certain sounds are emphasized can tell …Language
Stop feeling overwhelmed by technology!
This digital binder makes learning technology simple and FAST by grouping over 100 tech tools into 30 …Handbooks
The Coalition for Psychology for Schools and Education haves released a new report detailing what, in their opinion, are the most important and …Psychology
When recommending digital tools to teachers in my district, I often lean towards those which can be integrated almost immediately. Educators want to …Education Technology
Over the many years that I have been in education and around educators, I have never been able to understand why so many educators, so willingly and …Digital Literacy
As more and more schools embrace the bring-your-own-device technology trend, we talk to a teacher about its pros and cons.
Picture this:James, a high school student, pulls out his phone in class, just as the teacher starts writing out the Pythagorean theorem.
Instead of stopping class and …e-Learning
There are more than a few ways for you to learn a language. No best way exists; if that is what you are after. What works for you will depend …Learning
By Samara Freemark and Stephen Smith, American RadioWorks
For decades, psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents …The Brain
Learning to speak a second language often starts with memorizing words and phrases like colors, numbers and salutations. Soon teachers introduce …Education
With more than 2,000 distinct languages, Africa has a third of the world's languages with less than a seventh of the world's population. By …
It’s important for education systems to provide students and staff with the tools they need to build proper skills for the 21st century. Perhaps one …Education
Meet my friend Yukine.
She’s 7 years old and speaks 5 languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, German and Sign Language.
When I visited the Canary Islands …Sign Language
Culturally Responsive Teaching Starts With Students
by Dr. Matthew Lynch, Dean of the School of Education, Psychology, & Interdisciplinary Studies at …Education
Apr. 17, 2015 Scientists describe how an accurate statistical description of heterogeneous particulate materials, which is used within statistical …Mobile Technology
Looking for some powerful EdTech tools to try out in your class or probably use for your professional development? This Symbaloo web mix …
(Cross-posted on The Google for Work blog)
Editor's note: During Education on Air, Google’s free online conference May 8-9, we'll be discussing how we …
The 7 characteristics of a digitally competent teacher
June 6, 2014
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone …
Educational technology coaches are often called upon to be advocates, cheerleaders, storytellers, trainers, curators and perhaps even therapists; …Education
The 2015 K12 Online Conference organizer team is pleased to announce the theme for this year’s conference: Virtually Unstoppable.
Please consider …Education
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Everything Teachers Need to Know about Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
April 8, 2015
Bloom's Taxonomy is one of the major themes here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. We have been extensively sharing …
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Some Very Good Tools to Help You Create A Website or Blog for Your Class
April 10, 2015
When it comes to creating a classroom website or blog, the first thing you would have to consider is the technical features supported …
By Courtney Pepe
When many of today’s teachers who grew up in Generation X are asked to reflect on traditional learning objects from their classrooms …Augmented Reality
While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many …
I believe that education systems in the United States should institute learning programs for various world languages at a young age to provide …Instruction