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Radio: Language By Osmosis and the Power of Passive Learning

It’s taxing having to dedicate hours and hours in front of a textbook, memorizing verb forms and noun declensions, then putting it away, going back to your life, and coming back to it later remembering a fraction of what you studied the last time. 914 more words

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What truly is "active" learning?

“Who on earth could be against active, meaningful learning and in favour of passive, meaningless learning?” – Kieren Egan, Getting it Wrong from the Beginning… 782 more words

Keeping Up Studies During the Holidays (or other Busy Times)

Like many people this time of year, I am busy with holiday preparations.  I am much further behind on my gift knitting/crocheting than I would like to be, and we are hosting the family holiday dinner this year.  713 more words

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