For many students, the mere mention of Math brings a shadow of dread, the boring, unyielding, uncompromising need to work at numbers in it’s abstract forms, from algebra to imaginary numbers.
For the majority of us, Math or Maths is this rather dreary, arbitrary, very abstract subject that we occasionally apply when we’re out shopping.
Since time immemorial, examinations have been used as a measure of academic success. Ancient Chinese folklore tell many tales of country youth, in their abiding desire to better themselves and their fates, head to the then-capital of Peking to sit the Imperial exams, to join the ranks of the elite Government.
The Core of all Learning – it isn’t about what you know, but what you can create from what you know – An Interview with Diana Laufenberg
Every three years, come December time, I get ready for a good chuckling at the ridiculous blame game, and the seemingly, desperately important name and shame game of the OECD’s PISA Results.
Whenever I think of how the developed countries, particularly the UK and the USA got their ‘knickers in a twist’ over the last PISA results, with the drop in placings and so-called poor-performance of the 15-year olds in their respective countries, I also wonder how much reflective searching these ‘poor performers’ have done within their […]
We have created a new category on this blog called ‘Life’. To start this category going, we would like to share with our readers, a ‘Live Well’ poster that we stumbled upon when out and about and had this designed in house. We hope you are as inspired as we are with the message which reads: Never […]