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April 2018 Blog Posts (3)

5 routine things that helps improve memory.

  1. Work

When you love your job, don’t hesitate to play overtime. A study by King's College of London has shown that working longer delays the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

 

  1. Optimistic vision

"Plan for the future, decide to implement actions, contact the right people - these activities are very stimulating  for the brain," says Professor Eustache. Added to this is an optimistic vision…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on April 26, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Here's where it gets interesting

The state tests will be done soon and that's usually when most students and even some teachers check out for the year. I always feel differently. While the pressure of the test is gone, now the fun can start. I can experiment and play a little. I explore other resources and test out new sites.



Since everything I wanted to cover in the curriculum is done and all the grades I needed are in, the things I meant to try all year have worked their way to the top of the…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on April 23, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments

How to Stay Connected to Your Family While You Are Teaching Abroad

Say you’ve always wanted to teach English abroad, you studied hard and that new TESOL/TEFL Certificate is in your hot little hands and now, finally, you are about to set off on a grand adventure. Living and working overseas. In this day and age of global…

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Added by Ethan Dunwill on April 12, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments

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What’s the Goal of Education?

April 25, 2019 by Tom Whitby @tomwhitbyAs adults we generally learn about things that we need to learn about. Of course we also have an opportunity to learn about things we would like to learn about. We do not have anyone assigning us projects, or books or exams for which to prepare. The exception to that would be the job requirements in a job that we have chosen. Theoretically, we work in a job that…See More
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