When I was at High School in the 1960s half the girls learned typing so they could become typists and office workers when they left school. Computers put an end to that. (Now typing is hardly taught in schools even though we all have computers - go figure!) At High School I … [Read more...] about Learning 21st Century Skills
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I Just Want the Facts A lot of people don’t read novels, or go to see plays because they ‘just want the facts’ - they say they don’t have time for made-up stories. Other people just see literature as something to be consumed for entertainment. These attitudes to … [Read more...] about How To Read Between the Lines?
Maths Can Be the Easiest Subject in School.Learned the Wrong Way, Maths Will Eventually Become a Nightmare! Rote Learning Maths Vs Understanding Maths There are two basic approaches to teaching Maths: Getting students to repeat procedures over and over again until they … [Read more...] about Tutoring to Help Your Child Overcome Maths Problems & Get Better Grades
Take a moment to look at the equations in the picture. Do they seem right? ... BOTH THESE EQUATIONS ARE INCORRECT - but most Australian High School students - even in Year 12 - would not notice because they are weak in algebra, the language of Maths. The 2015 … [Read more...] about Australian Students are Falling Further Behind in Maths and Science
Games have an important role to play in many areas of education. In our Literacy and Maths Programs for example, we use a wide range of educational games to help our students learn various facts, rules and procedures. Games also help children develop socially and … [Read more...] about How To Use Games to Educate Your Child