Orange Peels

Below you will find pieces of orange peels in my life that I want to share with the world. One day I'll get to the fruit part. Bear with me.
Bilingual children’s noise advantage
By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC News, bbc.co.uk
Children fluent in two languages learn better in noisy classrooms than pupils who speak just one, research suggests.Bilingual and monolingual pupils at a Cambridge primary school were asked to “identi …

Bilingual children’s noise advantage
By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC News, bbc.co.uk

Children fluent in two languages learn better in noisy classrooms than pupils who speak just one, research suggests.

Bilingual and monolingual pupils at a Cambridge primary school were asked to “identi …

Brain Food

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6 days ago

Im just like my dad.

Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud

Berta Lippert (via the-grudge-girl)

(Source: vandercunt, via the-grudge-girl)

1 semester off = 4 years of education lost. Spending time with old material, refreshing the ‘ol noggin when I came across this nice quote.                                  “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a different way to stand.” #oprah Winfrey

1 semester off = 4 years of education lost. Spending time with old material, refreshing the ‘ol noggin when I came across this nice quote. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a different way to stand.” #oprah Winfrey

Doesn’t do it justice but the #sky looks pretty amazing right now.

Doesn’t do it justice but the #sky looks pretty amazing right now.

"The only freedom that lasts is pursuing what we want when we want what we ought. And it is devastating to discover we don’t, and we can’t" -John Piper

"The only freedom that lasts is pursuing what we want when we want what we ought. And it is devastating to discover we don’t, and we can’t" -John Piper

the-final-sentence:

Final sentences: 

When we come to it
We must confess that we are the possible
We are the miraculous, the true wonder of this world
That is when, and only when
We come to it.

from “A Brave and Startling Truth

She turned out the light and I patted my son’s head lightly and went back to sleep.

from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I rise
I rise
I rise.

from “Still I Rise

(via englishmajorinrepair)

Grab a book and enjoy the moment. #summer

Grab a book and enjoy the moment. #summer

nprbooks:

NPR’s education team hand-picked more than 300 commencement speeches dating back to 1774 and compiled them into a database that’s searchable by name, school, year and theme.

Here, to whet your appetite, is a selection of commencement quotes from writerly types. If you like what you read, there’s plenty more where that came from.