Countries with poor English-language skills also have lower levels of trade, innovation and income, according to a report released last week. The report ranks 54 countries where English is not a native language, with the top five being…
Over the course of the five-week MOOC we are engaging upon, a number of us will be posting here on our experience. I look forward to it, but I am not going into this starry-eyed like Friedman. However, I do recognize that, though the MOOCs may be a fad, even in a fad there can be something of value.
Teaching reading to students of any age can be overwhelming. The volume of skills and strategies children need to acquire, along with the need to select appropriate materials, can overwhelm the best teacher.
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