Critical thinking skills are an essential part of every learning experience regardless of the degree-type you are pursuing at University level. These skills allow you to actively engage with ideas, concepts and arguments. They will also encourage you to think and consider information and evidence analytically, challenge assumptions, consider alternative perspectives before arriving at a […]
How to learn
It was not that long ago that the use of mobile devices and social media in to schools and in to the classroom was something that left educators quaking. All they could see were the bad outcomes of students glued to their screens and the negative impacts of social media.
Learning to write essay type answers whether in exams or for an assignment, takes both practise and experience. Over time, you can learn to learn to develop ideas and points that are relevant and compelling to write a strong, well-structured essay.
“Use keyboard shortcuts! Use an updated computer!” These are some of the most common things that we hear whenever people are trying to provide tips and tricks that would boost desktop productivity in the digital space. While these are not wrong, they feel rather… inadequate.
One of the most effective ways to learn is to study collaboratively in a group. This is not only a means of emotional support but also an efficient way to draw on each individual’s strengths and to share information and knowledge.
Writing efficient and effective learning notes is a life-long skill. It is a significant contributor in active learning and typically leads to good performance during an exam. The unfortunate thing is of course, that despite it being the root and essence of good learning, teachers rarely teach how to write good notes.
Beyond the killer office #OOTDs, the dreamy sights of the City of Love, and the basic lessons in French expressions and culture, the first season of Netflix’s Emily in Paris left us a lot to think about in terms of how we work and live. As we await the release of the second season of […]
Different people may have different ways of learning, but man’s insatiable thirst to seek and consume new knowledge is universal. Learning never ends for as long as we’re alive, and there’s always something new to learn every single day.
Have you ever wondered how much easier life would be if people didn’t forget things? Think about all the grand things you could achieve if you have the ability to remember things the way Mike Ross did in Suits.
Music is food for soul. Through the ages, it has been used to express emotions that words on their cannot do sufficient justice. When you are on a long drive, getting bored on a subway, strenuously working out, jogging, or having dinner with friends, music brightens up everyday life.
Have you been feeling broke lately? Are you behind on bills that you just can’t seem to catch up, you live on instant noodles as they save time and money, and you have to pay back friends for the meals they bought you the last time you met… You can’t figure out how to go […]
After years of studying and numerous tests and exams, you are finally done with high school. It is time for college – which means slaving over more course-books and sitting through dozens more exams. Are you quite ready for it or do you want to take a break?
There are many compelling reasons why a teenager needs to start working. First of all, they realize the importance of money and savings by earning through their own hard-work. Secondly, they learn to grow independent and don’t rely on their parents for each and everything. Unfortunately, it is a double-edged sword.
No sane person in the world would want any harm to come across their child. For parents, it is only natural to shield their kids from various vices of the society.
Education experts encourage the incorporation of STEAM learning from early childhood. If you work in the education sector, are a parent or a guardian of a child, then you would have probably heard of STEM – the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Blogging or web logging has long been used as a journaling method; the recording of one’s written thoughts and sharing it to the public space.
I have always been a firm believer that each of our brains are highly individual; that we each have highly personalised skills and abilities that more suited for some fields of study and expertise compared to others.
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.