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Up Close and Personal with Nature

Last updated: 06/18/2018

View this email in your browser Up Close and Personal with Nature It’s summertime, and that usually means more outdoor time. But I keep thinking about Last Child in the Woods by

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Volume 17, Issue 24 - National Institute for Early Education Research

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Highlighting the week's most interesting stories and studies: Factoids, Quality and Pre-K Dancing In 1995, researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley reported that children of highly

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You Say ‘To-may-to,’ I Say ‘To-mah-to’

Last updated: 06/18/2018

For English speakers in an alien English-speaking country, she writes: “A complex calculation has to be made weighing up the relative advantages of being understood, fitting in,

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Tech Integration in Language Learning

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Today’s blog is a post by my colleagues Alberto Peris and Elena Pertegaz, who are Spanish Language teachers at my school in Singapore, Stamford American International School.

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Why Task-based Language Teaching? A Personal Statement

Last updated: 06/18/2018

This month we are publishing Reflections on Task-Based Language Teachingby Rod Ellis. In this post Rod explains what led him to pursue this line of research. My interest in task-

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What Math Lessons Can We Learn from the Game of Nim?

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Have you played the game of Nim before? Do you know what lessons we can pull from the game? Watch me play the game with two of my daughters Jules and Lucie. You can see right when

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Let Your Child Be on Their Own Time Line

Last updated: 06/18/2018

One of the things parents raising gifted children deal with daily, but many others don't understand, are the very real challenges stemming from asynchronous development of these un

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Giftedness in the Media

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Sadly, the portrayal of gifted individuals in popular media is not always correct or positive.  Rather, the media tends to reinforce stereotypes and send the message that the high

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Film producer seeks honest portrayal of growing up gifted

Last updated: 06/18/2018

“Gifted” does more than share a compelling story about family and difficult decisions — it shows that representation matters for everyone, including gifted children. The mov

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Gifted Role Models in Literature and Film

Last updated: 06/18/2018

Gifted kids derive many benefits from reading books and watching films with gifted characters. Positive gifted role models in books and movies show gifted kids they are not

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