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The Story of Us: Meet Laura from Bon Education

Laura Toma is an education consultant at Bon Education. She joined the team in June of 2016. Laura currently resides in Dubai, but she is originally from Romania. What is your role at Bon Education? My title is Education Consultant, which translates to jack-of-all-trades because I contribute to education program management, content development, coaching, data [...]

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Learning Styles – The Role of “Evidence” in Education

Educators tend to be a passionate lot, sacrificing tremendous amounts of time and energy for the benefit of their students. Learning, in all of its forms, is the motivation behind every lesson plan, workshop and group activity. It’s a labor of love, one that inspires instructors of all sorts to seek any promising trick or [...]

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The Art of Language Learning: Two Minutes with Elemental English Founder Larissa Majlessi

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the desire – and the need – to learn new languages is all around. Some want to connect to a family’s roots, while others need new language skills for business negotiations or travel. Many start practicing as young children in school, and others begin only after arriving in a [...]

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Learn How – Not What – to Learn

Recently I saw a T-shirt that read: “Another day has passed and I didn’t use Algebra once.” At first I chuckled, recognizing the truth of the statement. A joke? Sure. But think about it. How many times have we heard (or said) the phrase, “Why do I need to learn this? I’m never going to [...]

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