In this video Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks about mindfulness:
More on value added evaluations of teaching
Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This, he says, is a bad idea that won’t die. In other words, it is a zombie policy.
Thomas carefully reviews the research on this idea for a lay audience, explaining what they need to know about the inaccuracy and bias inherent in this method.
You can download the book as a pdf from http://www.languagesurfer.com/2013/11/13/new-e-book-language-master-key/
Originally posted on Language Boat:
The internet is full of free information, language courses and “experts” in language learning. Some of it’s helpful but you have to sift through a lot of garbage to find the good stuff.
It’s exciting to discover something of real value like this free ebook from Language Surfer called Language Master Key: How to Unlock Your Brain’s Ability to Learn Any Language.
An article from The Independent tells the story of 14-year-old Hannah Smith who committed suicide after sending hate messages to herself. From the article:
“It’s no help that the inner world of emotionally damaged children already contains its own bully.”