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Living Abroad: In What Language Do You Feel Emotions ?

Living Abroad: In What Language Do You Feel Emotions ? | Education For The Future | Scoop.it
I came across this interesting article about some studies on languages used by multilingual third culture kids (TCKs) to express various emotions in different situations. Language is strongly tied ...
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Expressing emotions in more than one language follows no set rules; some bilinguals prefer to use one language, some the other, and some both

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Americans Are Rich but Not Very Competent

Americans Are Rich but Not Very Competent | Education For The Future | Scoop.it
New OECD study finds that U.S. adults rank low on literacy and numeracy, with dire implications for the future

Via Gust MEES, Shawn Simpson
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New OECD study finds that U.S. adults rank low on literacy and numeracy,  However the  economy and innovation capability in the United States are still very competitive.

One reason could be that American labor market is good at attracting talented foreigners, offering them more money than they could make elsewhere.,  This comment comes from Andreas Schleicher, the O.E.C.D, deputy director for education and skills in an article  recently published in  the New York Times: Stubborn Skills Gap in America’s Work Force Published: October 8, 2013  
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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 13, 2013 6:52 PM

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/what-you-should-know-about-competency/

 

AnnC's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:40 PM

Current research showing Americans are becoming less literate and mathematical with each generation.  Can we turn this trend around?

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Neuromyths Busting and Education

Neuromyths Busting and Education | Education For The Future | Scoop.it
The OECD's Brain and Learning project (2002) emphasized that many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. Though these so-called "neuromyths" are loosely...
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Many misconceptions about the brain exist among professionals in the field of education. These so-called “neuromyths” are loosely based on scientific facts and may have adverse effects on educational practice.

 

Still, there are some powerful insights emerging from brain science that speak directly to how we teach in the classroom: learning experiences do help the brain grow, emotional safety does influence learning, and making lessons relevant can help information stick.


The trick is separating the meat from the marketing.

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