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Confirmation Bias

Target Language: Confirmation bias, the tendency to process information by looking for, or interpreting, information that is consistent with one’s existing beliefs. This biased approach to decision ...




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10 January 2019

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Cognitive Dissonance

Target Language: “An unpleasant state of psychological tension that occurs when two thoughts or perceptions are inconsistent, which typically results from the awareness that attitudes and behavior ...




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9 January 2019

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Distractions CLOZE #1

Instructions: https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/11/14/why-academic-teaching-doesnt-help-kids-excel-in-life/

Target Language: It is difficult to imagine life before our personal and ...




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17 October 2018

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Target Language: Your brain is more flexible than we've ever thought before. It changes because it is constantly optimizing itself, reorganizing itself by transferring cognitive abilities from one ...




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29 August 2018

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Disengagement: Reading is most effective for stress

Target Language: Your brain can’t operate at maximum capacity 24/7—far from it. We all need periods of disengagement to rest our cognitive capabilities and get back to peak functionality. Tony ...




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26 August 2018

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Benefits of Reading CLOZE #3

Target Language: …Reading fiction…is a way of treating ourselves better. Reading has been shown to put our brains into a pleasurable trance-like state, similar to meditation, and it brings the ...




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22 May 2018

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Benefits of Reading CLOZE #2

Target Language: Other studies published in 2006 and 2009 showed something similar—that people who read a lot of fiction tend to be better at empathizing with others (even after the researchers had ...




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22 May 2018

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Benefits of Reading CLOZE #1

Target Language: For all avid readers who have been self-medicating with great books their entire lives, it comes as no surprise that reading books can be good for your mental health and your ...




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21 May 2018

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Retrieval CLOZE Reading

Target Language: Retrieval The ability to retrieve information when you want to (e.g., on an exam) is a product of many factors. How you pay attention and how you encode and store the information ...




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29 October 2017

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The Memory Process Activities #3 CLOZE

Target Language: Multiple modes. When you’re studying, you can create stronger memories if you engage your visual, auditory, and kinesthetic senses. Information stored using more than one ...




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29 October 2017

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The Memory Process Activities #2

Target Language: Organizational Schemas. Our brains are natural pattern seekers. Your brain will find it easier to remember information if you make associations or connections between ideas. These...




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29 October 2017

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The Memory Process Activities #1 CLOZE

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Target Language: Repetition. "Rehearsal" and "repetition" are both terms that refer to the act of practicing your recall of information. Quizzing yourself using flashcards and doing random practice ...




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29 October 2017

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The Memory Process Storage CLOZE

Target Language: The act of moving information from short-term to long-term memory can be done in a variety of ways. Learning information initially is critical, but you must also find ways to organize...




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29 October 2017

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Instructions: Homework Motivation CLOZE

Target Language: If you reward your children for doing their homework, they will usually respond by getting it done. But is this the most effective ...




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29 August 2017

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The 18 Minute Rule CLOZE

Target Language: The 18-minute rule also works because the brain is an energy hog. The average adult human brain only weighs about three pounds, but it consumes an inordinate amount of glucose, ...




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3 August 2017

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Why Kids Need to Move...CLOZE

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Target Language: “Encouraging kids to use their hands brings out unsaid, and often correct ideas, which then makes them more open to instruction and more likely to ...




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5 July 2017

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Romeo + Juliet CLOZE Reading #7

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Target Language: Juliet returns home to discover the wedding has been moved ahead one day, and she is to be married tomorrow. That night, Juliet drinks the potion, and the ...




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9 June 2017

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Romeo + Juliet Summary CLOZE Reading #5

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Target Language: Romeo sneaks into Juliet’s room that night, and at last they consummate their marriage and their love. Morning comes, and the lovers bid farewell, unsure...




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9 June 2017

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Romeo and Juliet CLOZE Reading #5

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Target Language: The next day, Benvolio and Mercutio encounter Tybalt—Juliet’s cousin—who, still enraged that Romeo attended Capulet’s feast, has challenged Romeo ...




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7 June 2017

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Romeo and Juliet Summary CLOZE Reading #4

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Target Language: As Mercutio and Benvolio leave the Capulet estate, Romeo leaps over the orchard wall into the garden, unable to leave Juliet behind. From his hiding place,...




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7 June 2017

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Romeo and Juliet Summary CLOZE Reading #2

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Target Language: Meanwhile, Paris, a kinsman of the Prince, seeks Juliet’s hand in marriage. Her father Capulet, though happy at the match, asks Paris to wait two years,...




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6 June 2017

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Romeo and Juliet Summary CLOZE #1

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Target Language: In the streets of Verona another brawl breaks out between the servants of the feuding noble families of Capulet and Montague. Benvolio, a Montague, tries ...




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6 June 2017

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Oedipus Summary CLOZE Reading #4

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Target Language: An old messenger arrives from Corinth with the news that Oedipus's father, King Polybus, has died of old age. This encourages Oedipus. It seems his ...




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6 June 2017

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Oedipus CLOZE Reading #3

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Target Language: Convinced that Creon is plotting to overthrow him, Oedipus declares his intention to banish or execute his brother-in-law. Jocasta and the chorus believe ...




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6 June 2017

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Oedipus Summary CLOZE Reading #1

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Target Language: At the start of the play, the city of Thebes is suffering terribly. Citizens are dying from plague, crops fail, women are dying in childbirth and their ...




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6 June 2017

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Pathways Principle CLOZE Reading #3

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Target Language: The normal pathway dictated that children should follow stages (like rolling onto the belly or moving arms and legs in parallel motion) in certain order. ...




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5 June 2017

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Pathways Principle CLOZE #2

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Target Language: Adolph learned the importance of focusing on the individuality of children from her mentor, Esther Thelen, the scientist who solved the mystery of the ...




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5 June 2017

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Physical, Cognitive and Social Emotional Development

Instructions: http://www.actforlibraries.org/the-relationship-between-physical-cognitive-and-social-emotional-development-in-humans/

Target Language: Human development is separated into ...




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10 March 2017

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Schools Value Hoop Jumping

Instructions: https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/11/14/why-academic-teaching-doesnt-help-kids-excel-in-life/

Target Language: For the most part, kids who we consider “academic” tend to be...




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7 March 2017

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The Promise and Peril of the Internet

Instructions: http://ideas.ted.com/four-tricky-ways-that-fake-news-can-fool-you/

Target Language: The promise of the Internet is that it is a great democratizing force, allowing everyone to ...




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27 February 2017

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Kozol School Choice CLOZE Reading 1

Target Language: Slice it any way you want. Argue, as we must, that every family ought to have the right to make whatever choice they like in the interests of their child, no matter what damage it may...




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1 February 2017

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Poisonous CLOZE Reading #2

Target Language: I think the rigorous teaching of academic subjects is teaching “critical-thinking skills,” and teaching critical-thinking skills without those subjects is nuts. And I sure ...




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3 December 2016

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Poisonous CLOZE

Target Language: I’m a sucker for this kind of education smackdown. My ideas about schooling are pretty old-fashioned. Unlike the Deweyan progressives who’ve long dominated American education, I ...




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3 December 2016

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Victim Status CLOZE

Target Language: …Focusing on the status of the victim became one more way for the criminal justice system to disfavor some people. Poor and minority victims of crime experienced additional ...




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2 November 2016

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Treat Your Brain Like a Muscle CLOZE

Target Language: Anatomically, your brain isn't a muscle; although it contains a bit of muscle, it's predominantly gray and white matter, with cellular structure and function far different (and more ...




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2 November 2016

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PSAT CLOZE Reading

Target Language: The PSAT is a two-hour test given once a year in October. Many students take the PSAT, not only as preparation for the SAT taken in senior year and widely used as a major criterion ...




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26 September 2016

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Jaggedness CLOZE Reading #2

Target Language: For decades, the Air Force presumed that the bodies of most pilots would lie within that vertical band, because they assumed that someone with average-size arms would also have ...




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12 August 2016

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Praise CLOZE Reading

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Target Language: For a few decades, it’s been noted that a large percentage of all gifted students (those who score in the top 10 percent on aptitude tests) severely underestimate their own ...




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24 April 2016

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"The Birthmark" CLOZE

Target Language: In the usual state of her complexion--a healthy though delicate bloom--the mark wore a tint of deeper crimson, which imperfectly defined its shape amid the surrounding rosiness. When ...




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12 April 2016

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The Great Vowel Shift CLOZE

Target Language: People who are learning English often find it difficult to pronounce English vowels. Some English vowels can be pronounced in several different ways, depending on the spelling of the ...




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6 April 2016

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