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Five Unusual, Evidence-Based Ways To Get Better At A New Language

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The last time I tried to learn a foreign language, I was living in an Italian suburb of Sydney. My hour a week at a local Italian class was inevitably followed by a bowl of pasta and a few glasses of wine. As an approach to language-learning goes, it was certainly more pleasurable than my German lessons...

350 Education Quotes That Will Inspire Your Students

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We have compiled an extensive list of education quotes that can be used as an inspiration to both students and teachers. Leave your favorite in the Comments box. Education Quotes “A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him.” - James Baldwin  “A child seldom needs a...

Top Tips For Aspiring Educational Psychologists

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Educational psychology is concerned with children and young people in educational and early years settings. Educational psychologists address challenges such as learning difficulties, social and emotional problems, and issues around disability as well as more complex developmental disorders. Educational psychologists also work in a variety of ways including observations, interviews and assessments and offer...

Bloom’s Taxonomy [An Introduction]

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The Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, known as Bloom's Taxonomy (Bloom, Engelhart, Furst, & Krathwohl, 1956) is one of the most recognized learning theories in the field of education. Educators often use Bloom's Taxonomy to create learning outcomes that target not only subject matter but also the depth of learning they want students to achieve, and to then create assessments...

Chronic Absenteeism In Elementary Schools: An Easy Potential Solution

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Reminding parents how many days of school their kids have missed and the importance of regular attendance may be a simple, low-cost way to help curb absenteeism in elementary schools, a new study suggests. Researchers found that sending families personalized letters stressing these two points resulted in a 14.9 percent reduction in chronic absenteeism in...
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