ARTICLES RELATING TO LEARNING

A Lyft exec says it's nearly impossible to recover from the 'kiss of death' in a career

2018-08-28 16:17

Coasting in your career is the "kiss of death" that can be impossible to recover from, Lyft CFO Brian Roberts said in an interview with Forbes.

The agile learner and self-directed learning

2018-06-08 14:53

Companies need to encourage self-directed learning to attract valuable agile learners to their workforces and retain them.

This is the most important trait that makes kids successful in school, a new study shows

2018-05-07 08:00

A new study suggests kids do better in school when they're more curious, imaginative, and like to try new things.

The idea that we each have a 'learning style' is bogus — here's why

2018-04-04 13:56

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.

Gender and education: Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do?

2018-02-16 15:29

A new trend shows that females are outperforming males at school and university. In the long term, this could have a huge impact on the job market and negative ramifications for society as a whole.

Try out these science experiments at home and boost your child’s academic success

2017-11-15 12:59

Research shows that when parents engage in simple science projects with their kids at home, it boosts their learning in school.

Technology can help kids learn, but only if parents and teachers are involved

2017-09-26 11:17

Technology has once again proven to be a new and exciting way to keep learners interested and motivated to learn new concepts in class.

Bringing maths into bedtime stories can help children learn

2017-09-04 16:19

Subtly introducing maths in bedtime stories can help kids improve on their maths skills.

Entertaining YouTube channels for kids

2017-07-21 15:03

We've compiled a list of fun, entertaining and educational channels to try on YouTube.

How data is empowering an education system in crisis

2017-07-03 14:55

An innovative mobile learning platform is distributing content via a data-driven model.

 

3 ways to boost your memory

2018-06-14 05:00

These simple steps will help your boost your memory and have you studying at optimum level.

Watch a creepy humanoid robot run and expertly jump over a log

2018-05-16 12:03

Depending on what you think of robots, this will either blow your mind or freak you out.

At this Joburg school, the teacher dresses up as Wonder Woman and the kids learn to become heroes

2018-04-12 16:16

It’s a South African first, and possibly a world first too. Cosplay, the art of dressing up as your favourite comic book character, has taken this school by storm.

Higher education – a vast and changing future landscape

2018-03-01 07:33

Higher education institutions must adapt if they are to produce graduates who can keep up with the rapidly changing pace of workplaces, technologies and industries.

Blocks are still the best presents you can buy kids this Christmas

2017-12-15 13:16

Christmas lists usually include the latest and greatest technology, but building blocks help our small ones develop necessary fine motor, social, language and cognitive skills.

The latest trend in SA: the flipped classroom

2017-10-04 12:30

A lecturer at the University of the Free State shares her experiences and success with the flipped classroom method of teaching - the idea of using videos, worksheets and interaction between students to introduce them to new concepts.

Home language can determine just how well pupils perform

2017-09-15 16:17

Tackling language policy could make all the difference in improving pupils' performance and producing the skilled labour that our country needs, as pupils perform better when they understand instruction because it's taught in their home language.

What to say if your child asks, 'what's the point of maths?'

2017-09-04 16:19

As parents our kids often ask us, 'What's the point of maths?', 'When will I ever use this stuff?' and 'How will maths help me later in life?'. Well, this might be a good way to answer them.

Does virtual reality have a place in the classroom?

2017-07-14 11:18

VR and AR technology could have a great impact on the way children understand abstract concepts.

Bringing tutoring into the 21st century

2017-05-29 09:35

Cognition.Online is an app that makes hiring and paying a tutor fast and efficient. Tutors who are registered on the app also don’t have to relinquish a part of their earnings like with a regular tutoring company.

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