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learning

There are so many adults running around without basic life skills, us very much included.
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it's that different kids need different options for learning.
Schools are using them to encourage physical activity in hallways.
From the farm and forest to real-world experience, these aren't your average classrooms.
Playing can buffer toxic stress and boost brain functioning, according to a new report.
As we round out another school year, I can't help but marvel over the many ways that teacher's impact the lives they touch.
Fake news, conspiracy theories and world leaders that lie on a daily basis are just a few of the reasons why it is important.
Shying away from screen time in general could be a missed opportunity.
The most important task in language learning, in my opinion, is the acquisition of vocabulary. If we have enough words, we can make sense of what we're reading or listening to and we can somehow express ourselves.
Subconscious language learning is a concept that leading language acquisition expert Stephen Krashen has demonstrated through extensive research, but is still challenged by many teachers. Though there is research to back up this theory that language is learned subconsciously, we are still not aware of how the language starts to stick in our brains.
My daughter once said to me, "even if you were not my mom, you would still be my role model." Beyond a doubt, this was the best compliment I could ever receive. Throughout my life, I have been asked many times if I personally have a role model. My answer to this is simple: my mother.
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." In our current political climate, it is critical
Later on this week or month, you will perhaps receive and then open an envelope containing your child's tri-annual report card, an account informing you of their academic progress in school so far this year. But you might find that not everything your child has learned will be part of that running commentary.
"I just don't have time." This is one of the most common reasons people give for not being able to learn languages. I'm now
We've heard it before: Leadership drives behaviour. Model the way. Leadership is intelligence, honesty and doing the right
Writing a memoir has forced me to expose all the areas of my life that are painful, humiliating, embarrassing that I had chosen to keep hidden from the world. I've had to acknowledge the areas of my life that I was ashamed of and realize the many (many!) mistakes I've made along the way.
There's a new trend happening around town and it's one that may be catching on. Consider this my civic duty to spread the word and stop the idiocy of being legislated. That's right -- schools are now trying to tell me what I can and can't put in my kid's lunchbox.