Today is a big day for lovers of the number 12, and no one loves 12s more than the members of the Dozenal Society. The Dozenal Society advocates for ditching the base-10 system we use for counting in favor of a base-12 system.
Language is a funny thing. There are about 500 million people who speak English on this planet, and it's not even the most common language in the world (Ma (RT @WorldLanguages: OpEd : list of 10 rare #languages still spoken in the world [some audio...
The folks at Boundless who last brought us the EdTech Buzzwords Infographic are back with The History of Education. The graphic takes a look at how formal education began, changes along the way, current day and predictions for the next twenty years.
As the use of English continues to spread in Finnish universities, concerns have been raised about it threatening the status of Finnish and Swedish as languages of science and education. [...] Taina Saarinen believes the English-language Master’s degree programmes are most beneficial to Finnish students, who acquire multilingual expertise. However, international students rarely learn enough Finnish or Swedish during the two-year programme to find employment after graduation.