Today is International Women’s Day. Research into translation and literacy in the many languages of Ghana shows that women who become literate in their mother tongue: 131 more words
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Spatial thinking is often an intelligence (literacy) we neglect to address in our schools. It is one of those things we consider ourselves to just not be so great at – “I’m not that great with depth perception” (guilty) or “Geometry and measurement has never really been my strong suit”. 535 more words
A new study shows that high school grades, not the ACT or SAT, determine college success. William Hiss, the study’s main author, says “Human intelligence is so multifaceted, so complex, so varied, that no standardized testing system can be expected to capture it.” The study found that college grades and graduation rates were virtually no different between those who took the standardized tests and those who did not. 212 more words
I really enjoyed your post and admire the goal you set for yourself (see http://wp.me/p3UOcL-a7).
I tried something similar a long time ago but gave it up after day 207 when my wife, as spokesperson for our kids, hit me with with something like “Are you ever going to stop speaking like poetry all the time?” 156 more words