Learn to READ >> READ to Learn

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Reading is the heart of education, the knowledge of almost every subject in school flows from reading. One must be able to read the word problems in maths to understand…

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Outliers: The Story of Success

18 mins read

“To build a better world we need to replace the patchwork of lucky breaks and arbitrary advantages that today determine success . . . with a society that provides opportunities…

Why does Ice Float in Water?

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Since it’s known that solid objects are denser and have more weight than liquids – and ice is a solid – one would automatically think that ice would sink in…

Life Skills should be Mandatory in School

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A student spends nearly 14 years in a school and when he/she graduates to enter life as an adult, though knowledgeable about many academic and extra curricular subjects, but experience…

Leonhard Euler

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Leonhard Euler (15 April 1707 – 18 September 1783) was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, geographer, logician and engineer who made important and influential discoveries in many branches of mathematics,…

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Calendar Drift

15 mins read

What is today’s date?  If you answer that question, most likely you are giving an answer based on a calendar that goes all the way back to one put in…

Does the Sun Rise in the East?

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Since our childhood we are told that the sun rises the East and sets in the West. Such a trivial celestial phenomena this is that many students actually never question…

Habits That Make Thinkers

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What is the difference between students and learners – on the surface, it’s a matter of tone and compliance, but it also has to do with purpose – why are…

Messy Learning Develops Critical Thinking

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Making a mess isn’t necessarily a bad thing anymore, especially with learning. I recollect a teacher saying Take chances, make mistakes, get messy! But what exactly did she mean by…