"The Internet contains a lot of resources that teachers can access and use to prepare teaching materials." Such as lesson plans, rubrics, activities, worksheets, exercises, quizzes, which we could borrow from Internet source and make some changes according to the needs of our students. It saves time and diverses the form as well. Traditionally, the teacher provides handout to the students and they work on it. But with Internet, we can prepare some audio and even video to teach English, which is interesting and exciting to various levels of students. Even to me, as a professional English learner, I get excited while watching a video in class.
Of course, we can also find piles of authentic materials online, such as newspaper, magazines, updated posts, discussion forums, which functions as an authentic language environment to involve the students into a real English world. Internet helps extend the class time. Most students use Internet at home nowadays, they can discuss whatever they like online with their classmates or even someone they don't know. Their questions and doubts would be posted on teacher's blog so that we can see it and solve it.
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Research by neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory helps explain how the brain regulates arousal.
The big day has come: You are taking your road test to get your driver's license. As you start your mom's car with a stern-faced evaluator in the passenger seat, you know you'll need to be alert but not so excited that you make mistakes. Even if you are simultaneously sleep-deprived and full of nervous energy, you need your brain to moderate your level of arousal so that you do your best.
A disturbing interview given by a KGB defector in 1984 describes America of today and outlines four stages of mass brainwashing used by the KGB.
- Bezmenov described this process as "a great brainwashing" which has four basic stages.
- The first stage is called "demoralization" which takes from 15 to 20 years to achieve.
- According to the former KGB agent, that is the minimum number of years it takes to re-educate one generation of students that is normally exposed to the ideology of its country.
When these companies compete, in the current system, the people lose.
- When a company reaches the top of the ladder, they typically kick it away so that others cannot climb up on it. The aim? So that another company can't compete.
- When this happens in the pharmaceutical world, certain companies stay at the top of the ladder, through broadly-protected patents, at the cost of everyday people benefitting from increased competition.
- Since companies have worked out how to legally game the system, Amin argues we need to get rid of this "one size fits all" system, which treats product innovation — "tweaks" — the same as product invention.
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