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A beautiful movie about what it means to be comfortable with language and literacy:   Posted via email from LearnThat’s Blog

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 … And if you care about promoting opportunity and reducing inequality, the classroom is the place to start.”~ Secretary Arne Duncan, October 9, 2009. … or maybe the Internet? Our schools are failing our students… personalized learning coupled with Open and … Continue reading

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Check out this little report, in which a neuro-scientist explains that the characteristic of an expert is less mental activity, not more. You become an expert once you gain automaticity around the elements required for expertise. This used to be called memory, but since ideology has piled … Continue reading

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He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance. Friedrich Nietzsche  Posted via email from LearnThat’s Blog

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Interesting thoughts on IQ and genius by Delanceyplace.com. It talks about how IQ is not static, but develops based on everyday common needs. I bought the book. Looking forward to a more quiet time to read it! Posted via email from LearnThat’s … Continue reading

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A large study involving 3,000 students has shown that in about 10% of children their problems with academic achievement were actually due to a lack of working memory capacity. http://www.physorg.com/news123404466.html While the article laments that teachers often fail to assess … Continue reading

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