11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic - I adore this. I believe language shapes thought just as much as thought shapes language. I always think of untranslatable words as a glimpse into the most subtly unique aspects of other cultures.
Geekie Teacher: QR Codes in Spanish Class - Students are given character (with picture) and have to write a description using as many adjectives as possible. They also need to create a QR code so the audience can check their answer.
Learning a second language is way harder than learning your first language! Give immigrants a break! It takes time and effort and they already have other things they have to do to work and support their families!
What is it like teaching and doing research at a university? : [Read Spanish version] I told the students in my class Mind Brain and Experience that we don't really know most things about neuroscience -- that really the feeling of being a scientist isn't the feeling of knowing lots of stuff. It's the feeling of not knowing something that you're interested in. Kind of like not understanding a new relationship with someone who's important to you. It's the feeling of scratching your head and…