Conference Notes / TED Talk Notes

[TED Talk Notes] How to learn any language in six months: Chris Lonsdale at TEDxLingnanUniversity

How to learn any language in six months: Chris Lonsdale at TEDxLingnanUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yGdNEWdn0&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dd0yGdNEWdn0&app=desktop Q: How can you speed up learning? Re-defined Q: How can you help a normal adult learn a language quickly and effectively? 5 principles & 7 Actions hynopedia = sleep learning In a world that’s becoming more diverse, we need to learn … Continue reading

Community / Friendships & Relationships / Personal / Travel

#tywlife Montréal Itinerary – “A Woman on a Mission…”

It’s been 3 years since I’ve returned to Montreal. The last time I was there, I spent almost 2 months in central Canada and began what I’d call “the independent life.” For the first time, I made my own meals, traveled the city on my own, made some of my closest friends, and literally, explored! … Continue reading

Advice / Leadership / Op-Ed / Personal / Reflection

My IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization) Story: A Response to The Globe and Mail’s Article

This morning, I read an interesting article about the IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization) in the Globe and Mail. (From $3,000 to zero, fees vary wildly for prestigious high-school program) It reminded me of my personal experience with the organization and brought about a question: To what extent should students be responsible to pay for their high … Continue reading