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Political Scientists Need Math

Has your child campaigned for a later bedtime? Have they successfully won the right for more screentime and a longer break after school before they are forced to do their homework? Well, your child may be interested in politics, and if they steer into the direction of political science, then they definitely need math. A […]

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Phenomenon-Based Learning

Should Schools Scrap Individual Subjects? Imagine a school without defined periods for English, Mathematics or Science. Anarchy! No distinct subjects, no preset rigidity or structure. Anarchy! Yet scrapping these traditional subjects is an essential component of a new type of educational philosophy called “phenomenon-based learning” (PBL) which is being tested in some of the most […]

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Where You Come From Matters

As studies have consistently shown, girls are just as able as boys when it comes down to math.  However, this is neither reflected in test results nor in the degrees or careers that women ultimately pursue. Many academics are baffled about why this is the case. One group of researchers decided to investigate and found […]

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Top Tips For New Teachers

The new school year has arrived. For some, that means a return to familiar faces, routines and resources, for new teachers it can be a nerve-wracking plunge into unknown territory. Find your footing as a budding educator with a few simple guidelines. Establish Clear Rules Set yourself some homework. Put together a clear, comprehensive list […]