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Why Are The Dutch So Good At English? #ASMSG #edchat #bilingual

Ming Chen
Chief Culture Officer, EF Education First
Source: Huffington Post

They’re overwhelmingly tall. They ride their bikes everywhere (without helmets). They’ve conquered sea level. And now, they’re ranked #1 in English. 798 more words


Diversity is hard

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dana boyd has written a post in which she discusses why America is self-segregating and she comes up with a few suggestions such as the role of social media in segregating people into filter bubbles and echo chambers. 1,348 more words


Making Change Happen: 21st Century Skills and Meaningful Integration into the Classroom

Technology keeps advancing, students keep changing, and the world we live in is vastly different than the one in which most of us seasoned educators completed our student teaching experiences. 1,562 more words


Towards Transgressive Learning through Ontological Politics: Answering the “Call of the Mountain” in a Colombian Network of Sustainability

Just before the end of the year a fascinating paper appeared in the journal Sustainability authored by a multi-author team led by Martha Chaves who just completed het PhD in Wageningen last month. 302 more words



What did you find surprising or striking as you furthered your knowledge about how people learn?

As I progress through this course weekly, the many different learners and the way in which people learn and process information is most striking to me. 478 more words


Theories in Review

Now that you have a deeper understanding of the different learning theories and learning styles, how has your view on how you learn changed?

Reflecting on the topics we have explored throughout the duration of this course, the different learning theories, learners, learning styles and technology. 438 more words


Connectivism – the knowledge of the connected individual

Knowledge is everywhere. In a mobile phone, a fitness tracker and our brains. Not a science fiction film but the learning theory of connectivism. Recently over a coffee…

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