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WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for November 2018

Published: November 27, 2018

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.

On a Family Road Trip Through Germany: Fairy Tales, Castles and Cuckoo Clocks

Years after a magical solo trip through the Black Forest and beyond, the writer returns with her family. Would the magic hold up with three medium-size children?

A Fairy Tale Reading List

Whether it’s the timeless classics or their modern cousins, fairy tales make great companions on family trips. Here is a selection of some of the best, for readers of all ages.

Multiple Intelligences Theory: Widely Used, Yet Misunderstood

When Howard Gardner introduced his multiple intelligences theory 35 years ago, it was a revolutionary idea that challenged long-cherished beliefs. Today, the idea of multiple intelligences is as popular as ever, but it is often conflated with learning styles, and applied in ways that its creator never intended. So what should teachers do?

The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas

The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.

How to Really Help Children Abroad

For Americans who volunteer to serve the poor in foreign orphanages, there are many other ways in which to do good than working directly with the children. 

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