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Friday Links Special: Information Online

December 14, 2012 by

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We live in the Information Age, where it often seems like all the world’s knowledge, and several worlds’ worth of pictures of cats, are at our fingertips. But what is the real quality of information on the internet? Can we trust online encyclopedias? Online classes? Online journalism? Does the internet improve the quality of information […]

November Last Links

November 30, 2012 by

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Last links of November! Enjoy, because there will be NO MORE until December: Linguist Makes Sensational Claim: English Is a Scandinavian Language – This is awesome! It’s like a soap opera! English grew up thinking that Anglo-Saxon was its father and French was its mother, until a tall, blonde stranger appeared with a different story. […]

Giorgobas Gilocavt!

November 23, 2012 by

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It’s Giorgoba – the holiday so important Georgians have two of them! It commemorates St. George, the Georgian hero who slew the dragon and drove the Targaryens back across the narrow sea forever. This event is commemorated by the giant golden sculpture at Freedom Square in Tbilisi, and “George” became a folk etymology of Saqartvelo’s […]

Friday Links Special: Learning about Learning

November 16, 2012 by

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We have a great links post for you this week! Today we’re focusing on learning and language education – which, coincidentally, is our primary mission at TLG. Enjoy! How do we learn? Here’s a sample of the latest research into education and memorization: The Guardian Chinese Challenge – Can you learn to read a menu […]

Friday Links Roundup

November 9, 2012 by

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This is what we at the TLG blog have been reading this week. Well, this and election coverage. The Uses of Difficulty – We all know that overcoming challenges feels rewarding, but can obstacles in our way actually improve the outcome of our work? This article argues that difficulty can inspire us to do better […]

Mkurnali

November 6, 2012 by

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Earlier than I am used to, I was out and about on a Tuesday. Ready to do my first interview with someone from an NGO for a blog post with a bit of a difference. I was going to visit an NGO called Mkurnali in Tbilisi. This doesn’t really have much to do with teaching […]

To the links, to the links…

November 2, 2012 by

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Hello Dear People of the Interweb Once again, we have been prowling, in the dead of night, when only the ghouls and the very brave and… well, and everyone else is on the internet, to bring you the very best links to the very best sites we could find. We on the blog team would […]