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WIWYK: learning new languages broadens perspectives

The Alestle – Madison Lammert

“Many think learning one language is hard enough, but junior computer science major Ahmad Masalha, of Dabburiya, Israel, knows seven. Masalha said he wishes more people knew multiple languages so they could all practice new languages together.” (more)

Why Schools Should Be Organized To Prioritize Relationships

KQED News Mind/Shift – Katrina Schwartz

“Over many years researchers in the learning sciences, psychology, anthropology and neuroscience have learned a lot about how humans learn. One of the key properties is malleability. The brain changes in response to relationships and experiences, continuing to develop through young adulthood. And while the children in any class will develop differently based on their experiences, the brain will grow and change with the right inputs.” (more)

OPINION: How our youngest, neediest learners benefit from deeper phonics and other reforms

The Hechinger Report – Penny Nixon

“Research shows that low-income children who cannot read at grade-level by third grade are six times more likely to drop out of high school than their more affluent peers. On the flip side, research by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that children who read proficiently by the end of third grade are more likely to graduate from high school and to be economically successful in adulthood.” (more)

How 4 schools are improving student motivation

E-School News – Laura Ascione

“When students feel motivated, everything is better–grades, class engagement, standardized test scores, and determination. That’s why improving student motivation is at the top of many administrators’ to-do lists.” (more)

10 activities to integrate SEL in your classroom

E-School News – Nina Wyrick

“Students are at their best in environments that focus on respecting and educating them as whole people. Research shows that students whose social emotional learning (SEL) needs are prioritized and consistently met do better long term in not only academics but in overall personal and professional growth and success.” (more)

The European Media Literacy Week & What The EU Is Doing To Secure Fair Democratic Processes

Forbes – Paloma Cantero Gomez

“From the 18 to 22 March 2019 Europe is celebrating its first European Media Literacy Week to raise awareness of the importance of media literacy across the EU and enable citizens to make informed decisions in the digital age. With a high-level conference in Brussels hosted by the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel and a vast set of meetings and workshops at the local, national and European Level, the Week responses to a top strategical priority of the European Commission European facing the upcoming elections in May 2019.” (more)