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Ask the Cognitive Scientist | American Federation of Teachers
working memory and anxiety. Beilock and Willingham. See also footnote number 8: Randall W. Engle "Working memory capacity as Executive attention"
CognitiveScience  learning 
june 2018 by cpalo
Learning Fluency – Sara Simon – Medium
This is the natural context. It’s being thrown in the deep end and forced to swim to shore. It’s popping open IRB when you have no idea if something’s going to work, but you’re going to try it anyway because you need somewhere to start. It’s hands-on learning. It’s incredibly valuable.

But in this process, we can’t lose the importance of the practiced skill. The practiced skill is the daily tingxie. The hours of classes. The weekly exams. The mountains of homework. The extraordinary amount of time and discipline required to succeed in Middlebury’s program. The extraordinary amount of time and discipline required to learn a language.
language  learning  teaching  108 
march 2018 by cpalo

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