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Council of Europe Language Policy Portal Languages are a fundamental aspect of people’s lives and the democratic functioning of society. In response to the needs identified in or by its member states, the Council of Europe has been working over the past few decades to compile a set of resources made available to education authorities and professionals and benefiting all Europe’s citizens (see milestones). Some of the end products have been widely distributed beyond Europe.

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4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day For each school day of the past three years, I've started my ninth-grade English class with a poem. When I first made this commitment, I feared that I might not have the stamina (or enough engaging poems) to sustain us for the full 184 days of class. And I wasn't the only skeptic. Each year, I get a few sideways glances and furrowed brows when I explain our daily opening routine for class. Neuromyth 1 The brain is only plastic for certain kinds of information during specific ‘critical periods’-thereby the first three years of a child are decisive for later development and success in life. The concept of critical periods states that there are certain periods during early life when the brain’s capacity for adjustment in response to experience is substantially greater than it is in adulthood. This concept originated from observations by some of the pioneers in the study of animal behaviour.

Teacher tools What's all this about These generators are a bit rough and ready, and certainly not as polished as other generators around. On the other hand, they're quite versatile and my idea is that you can use them quickly, without too much fuss. Stories About People (Biographies) in Easy-to-Understand English There are 265 fifteen-minute MP3 files and 11 shorter MP3 files. That is about 66 hours of listening. Activists & People Important to Social Reform Betty Friedan - Women's RightsCesar Chavez - Labor ActivistFrederick Douglass - African-Americans's RightsJane Jacobs - Activist, Writer, Moral Thinker And EconomistLabor Leaders: Samuel Gompers, John L. How a Montessori Adolescent Program Prepares Students for High School I have taught the Montessori Adolescent Program now for six years, and can think of no better way to prepare today’s young adolescents for any upcoming high school experience, public or private. I have had administrators from high schools meet me and thank me for sending them such prepared, responsible and respectful students. It isn’t me doing that work in isolation, however. It is the Montessori Adolescent program. As it is designed, the Montessori Adolescent program is beneficial because: It meets the adolescent where they are.

Centre for Educational Neuroscience Teachers and parents have a great enthusiasm for the brain sciences and the light they can shed on children’s and adults’ learning in educational environments. We share that enthusiasm at the CEN. However, we also believe that sometimes this enthusiasm can lead to educators too readily accepting teaching practices, ideas, or techniques that do not actually have a scientific basis in neuroscience – or which reflect some basis in neuroscience but have not been rigorously tested within an educational context. This phenomenon has been labelled the spread of ‘neuromyths’ – mistaken ideas about the brain – and it has been the topic of discussion by researchers within neuroscience (e.g., articles by Goswami and Howard-Jones, see this report from the Royal Society). Are these ‘neuro-hits’ or ‘neuro-myths’? The CEN has launched a new project, called NeuroSENse, to explore people’s beliefs about the brain and people with special educational needs (SEN).

5 language tips What do you associate with New Year’s Eve? Fun, champagne and… good intentions? Do you still remember what you resolved to do last year? Learning a new language probably ranked right up there with joining a gym and giving up a nasty habit. Neuromyth Busters - [Everyday] Psychophilosophy Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition, and myth frame our response. — Arthur M. Schlesinger After watching a good movie like Dr. Strange, or a terrible movie like Lucy, you may come to believe the powers of the mind are far greater than we think. And although there are examples of our “untapped” cognitive potential (e.g., the placebo effect, mindset framing), there exist a number of neuromyths (i.e., beliefs about the brain that are untrue). And it’s not just the general public who believes them but educators, too.