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5 ways learning a second language will make you a better person

Travel Mic – Staff Writer

“But second language skills are more than just a cool thing to have. Learning a second language will also make you a better person. As someone who has learned five foreign languages, I can assure you this is true. My old monolingual self was way crappier than my current hexalingual self. Here are five ways learning a second language will make you a better person.”(more)

Montgomery math curriculum under review by school board

The Washington Post Local – Michael Alison Chandler

“For much of the past decade, Montgomery County prided itself on its growing ranks of speedy math students who were taking courses well beyond their grade level and hop-skipping their way to college-level math in high school. The new curriculum, which has been rolled out through second grade in many schools, puts a heavy foot on the breaks. The new approach discourages acceleration.” (more)