On the grounds of a sports park in Moabit is the emergency refugee shelter of the Berliner Stadtmission. Surrounded by trees, the only sounds come from the nearby tennis court and a soccer field. A handful of people wait in front of, looking like a bubble, a huge air supported structure.
This week on NPR Specials: Research shows good teaching makes a big difference in how much kids learn, but the United States lacks an effective system for training new teachers or helping them get better once they’re on the job. American RadioWorks examines why, and asks what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale. They meet researchers who are trying to understand what makes teaching complex, and how to determine whether someone is ready to be a teacher. They also visit U...
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A few things to keep in mind this week: Berlin Food Week revolves solely around food, illuminating the variety of wonderful food choices this contemporary, intercultural metropolis has to offer. Berlin Food Week's mission is to provide an interactive platform for foodies, connoisseurs, professionals, and recreational chefs to network, exchange their food experiences, and further enjoy each other’s ideas and concepts. By encouraging a mixture of modern and traditional compositions, the Berlin...