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Let's TALK!

PLAY is LERNING. Alison Gopnik: What do babies think? Patricia Kuhl: The linguistic genius of babies. The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young at TEDxToronto. Wake Up! Daily Routines Song for Kids. Days of the Week Song - 7 Days of the Week - Children's Songs by The Learning Station. Финляндия станет первой страной, которая отменит все школьные предметы. Кен Робинсон - Новый взгляд на систему образования / Changing Education Paradigms. Can we learn a second language like we learned our first? Robert William McCaul, winner (with Marek Kiczkowiak) of the TeachingEnglish blog award, examines the influential ideas of linguist Stephen Krashen, and the implications they have for the language classroom.

Can we learn a second language like we learned our first?

If you've ever doubted whether you're a good language learner, then bear in mind that you've already learned one language very well indeed – your first. But this raises an interesting question: can adults learn a second language in the same way they learned their first as children? Сила интровертов. The Gardener and the Carpenter. “Bracing and thoughtful . . .

The Gardener and the Carpenter

Educators looking to resist the current vogue for highly scripted, teacher-driven lesson modules will be delighted by Gopnik’s strong scientific case for letting children guide their own learning . . . Gopnik shines when she describes the intricate world of children’s play . . . She also has a subtle grasp of policy problems bedeviling young children and their families . . . Password protected padlet. Learning through play ey.