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6 Brain Benefits of Bilingual Education
From an article by Anya Kamenetz: 6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education Part of an ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English. Brains, brains, brains. One thing we’ve learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where
More about Learning with Flashcards
The Flashcard Method This method is used to efficiently anchor new vocabulary in your long-term memory. While there are online courses and software that offer this method for language learning, you can also apply it using simple means at home. You need: cards on which you can write words / short phrases on both sides a box that can be
How – and What – do We Learn Most Quickly?
We learn the things that truly interest us most quickly People learn new information and store it most efficiently in the long-term memory, if information is combined with topics that engage them. This is because our subconsciousness prioritizes the storage of information, and our subconscious reacts to information rather emotionally than rationally. For example: An ardent football fan can often