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Teaching Congolese refugees self-sufficiency gains nun UN recognition - Religion News Service

Teaching Congolese refugees self-sufficiency gains nun UN recognition - Religion News Service | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Teaching Congolese refugees self-sufficiency gains nun UN recognition Religion News Service Sister Angélique Namaika, the 2013 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award laureate, photographed after a literacy class she instructs near the town of Dungu, Orientale...
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Don Quijote de La Mancha by Cervantes

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Why Everyone Should Learn A Second Language

Why Everyone Should Learn A Second Language | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
If you're looking to earn more money, live longer, and be happier, then you need to learn a second language, says Kayla Matthews
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Performing in Education: 10 Mentor Texts for Teaching Opinion Writing

Performing in Education: 10 Mentor Texts for Teaching Opinion Writing | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
RT @KristyOwens10: So powerful"@WeAreTeachers: 10 Mentor texts for teaching opinion writing http://t.co/Pic2kkTvCg #engchat #elemchat http…
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Bilinguals More Efficient at Higher-Level Brain Functions, Study Says - Latin Post

Bilinguals More Efficient at Higher-Level Brain Functions, Study Says - Latin Post | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Bilingual people are more efficient at higher-level brain functions. New research suggests that those who speak two languages likely have the "bilingualism advantage," meaning that they're more efficient at language processing and other tasks.
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'Generation One': Helping Kids Learn English -- And Spanish, Too - KERA News

'Generation One': Helping Kids Learn English -- And Spanish, Too - KERA News | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
North Texas schools have transformed the way they teach English – by teaching Spanish, too. Dual language programs are the focus of the latest installment
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At long last, teachers are set to become high-status professionals

At long last, teachers are set to become high-status professionals | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Nicky Morgan and David Laws: an independent college of teaching backed by government will give teachers professional equality with doctors and lawyers
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Los verbos irregulares no se memorizan, se dibujan

Los verbos irregulares no se memorizan, se dibujan | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Los verbos irregulares son los malotes de la gramática inglesa. Su anárquica conjugación les suele relegar a la última página del libro de texto. No hay más remedio que aprender de memoria sus tres formas.
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TEACHING GOOD HABITS IS ESSENTIAL TO EDUCATION. | First Veritas Education

TEACHING GOOD HABITS IS ESSENTIAL TO EDUCATION. | First Veritas Education | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
TEACHING GOOD HABITS IS ESSENTIAL TO EDUCATION.
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Teaching History with 100 Objects

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RT @britishmuseum: Teachers: teaching history with 100 objects http://t.co/3vNOlJmvDj @educationgovuk now has fantastic new objects! http:/…
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Will Self: has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge? - The Guardian

Will Self: has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge? - The Guardian | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
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Will Self: has English Heritage ruined Stonehenge?
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Latin America: the music industry's new frontier - The Guardian

Latin America: the music industry's new frontier - The Guardian | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
The Guardian Latin America: the music industry's new frontier The Guardian The statistics are staggering: last year, a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers concluded that Latin America was set to become the fastest-growing region in the world in terms...
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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age | See more about learning.

Theories of Learning.  Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age | See more about learning. | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it

Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age | See more about learning.


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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, March 3, 2014 7:54 PM

A very detailed infographic that takes a few moments to get through and begin to digest.

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What is Corporate Culture?

What is Corporate Culture? | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
What is Corporate Culture - A basic definition of organizational culture is the collective way we do things around here. (What is corporate culture? How does it fit with strategy?
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Making meaning with Social Media 

Making meaning with Social Media  | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
When you hear the phrase ‘social media’, probably the first association that springs into your mind is conversing through short-form messages and shared links or images. You probably also recognise a range of practices, conventions and behaviours, such as collaborative…Read more ›

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Folkaterra introduces its "Sangre de Dragón " album 2015. Folk fusion -Venezuelan composers

Folkaterra introduces its "Sangre de Dragón " album 2015.  Folk fusion -Venezuelan composers | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
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Great music from talented musicians.  Their premise is that everybody is a citizen of the world.  Music has no borders.  https://facebook.com/folkaterra

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Infographic – Programming is the Language of Success | Sphero

Infographic – Programming is the Language of Success | Sphero | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Teaching our children the language of code may be the most important curricula for a more successful tomorrow. Here’s why...
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College of Teaching 'to raise status'

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An independent college to maintain professional standards for teachers in England is going to be announced.
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The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking

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Cengage Learning wanted to understand instructors' strategies for teaching critical thinking skills. Discover what they had to say in our survey.
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6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job

6 Questions You Should Ask About A Company's Culture Before You Accept The Job | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Want to know what really goes on within a company, before you take a position? Ask these questions in the interview.
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Benefits of Bilingualism | Language Recognition Skills

Benefits of Bilingualism | Language Recognition Skills | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
"Benefits of Bilingualism | Language Recognition Skills" http://t.co/Kr21I1QEFv
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Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide - Zee News

Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide - Zee News | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, noted a study that called for better communication between neuroscientists and educators.  
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Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea's Culture - New York Times (blog)

Daily Report: How Video Games Became Part of Korea's Culture - New York Times (blog) | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
The extent to which video games have become part of mainstream culture in South Korea may be a sign of things to come in the West.
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10 Ways To Be A More Reflective Teacher

10 Ways To Be A More Reflective Teacher | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it
Good teaching is reflective teaching. Here are 10 ways to be a more reflective teacher.
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The Path to Teacher Leadership in Educational Technology

Educational technology adoption models have not traditionally incorporated either teacher leadership or the complex systems in which teachers work. This article presents two frameworks for viewing online technologies and implementation practices within the complex interrelationships among key actors and parts of an educational system. The Learning/Adoption Trajectory and Systemic Sustainability models, developed in different lines of research, fit together to better explain the path to sustainable systems of teacher leadership in educational technology. New research and development...

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Why The Future Of Technology Is All Too Human

Why The Future Of Technology Is All Too Human | Languages and Cultures | Scoop.it

While the past favored those who could retain and process information efficiently, the future belongs to those who can imagine a better world and work with others to make it happen.


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internetdoctor's curator insight, March 4, 2014 8:53 AM

While I understand some people wish everything was a computer.  The vast majority of humans need a physical and emotional connection...something "artificial intelligence" cannot give you.

Francisco Restivo's curator insight, March 7, 2014 7:07 AM

I believe that we have to recenter the human machine relationship, and this must be done from school, letting young kids learn that they control the machine, and not the other way round.

Computational thinking and critical thinking are for humans.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, March 10, 2014 11:50 AM

Why The Future Of Technology Is All Too Human