21st Century Learning

Our Think Tank online magazine represents 21st century learning. Just as you might come across an interesting video on the Internet, click links to read more about it, and then discuss it with colleagues, our Think Tanks work that way too. Each issue starts with a media broadcast, such as a TED Talk on the brain science topic featured in the issue. This is followed by a Think Tank of teachers and researchers writing more about the topic and how it applies to the language classroom. The final Plus section includes book reviews, reader spotlights, and other special contributions.

Read Our Latest Issue

Exploring the Wonders of the Early Language Learner's Brain

July 2021

We’re devoting this month’s issue to the youngest of students and the teachers tasked with helping them learn. We explore what brain developmental stages children experience in the early years of life and offer tips that can help teachers more effectively reach these growing humans in their classrooms. We’ve even got a brain-based lesson plan for teachers to use and adapt!

Our cover: “Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.” — Fred Rogers

photo by One Laptop per Child on Flikr; others from unsplash pixabay

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From January 2017 to the present day, you can view each of our past issues in our archives. All of the original issues are available to download. When available, you can peruse the web versions of our issues on any of your internet-connected devices. Looking for something specific? Use the search feature at the top of our site to find exactly what you’re looking for!


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