"The brain is constantly on the lookout for ways to improve by obtaining new knowledge and skills, even before birth. Unfortunately, retaining information can be challenging, simply because instructors and course designers do not always use methods that facilitate remembering."
Image Source: http://cdn.newsday.com/In a speech given to the Council on Foreign Relations, Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education said, “In the 21st century, a quality education system is the centerpiece of a country’s economic development and it can be the one thing that unites the world. In this global economy, the line between domestic and interna...
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The first phase of a four-year study found that English-learners in Project GLAD classrooms performed better on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and some writing tasks than their peers whose teachers did not use the instructional approach.