Adaptive learning – Learning that fits

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When was the last time you had to learn something new? How did that experience go? Each learner learns differently, so obviously a one-size-fits-all approach cannot be the best way to impart knowledge. Imagine a learning system that changes to fit your needs as a learner. That’s what adaptive learning is here to do! Adaptive […]

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Being Mindful About Math

Okay, it's not only students who look forward to school being over. Credit: Dale Neseman

Math doesn’t end in class. Now we would probably have realized that at some point back when we were in school, and some kids may already have. But in general, how can we educators lead young learners today to think about math as not only another subject in school, but as second nature; i.e. part […]

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The Volume of Your Dreams

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Pixar’s 2009 animated movie Up warmed our hearts and brought tears to our eyes. The story of Carl and Ellie who met as 8-year olds, grew up and fell in love won hearts around the world and many people wanted a love story like Carl and Ellie’s. A rising dream Ellie had a dream of […]

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Surviving the Odds

This should not be how you become an only child. Photo credit: Pixar

If you had a dollar for every time you heard the phrase ‘one in a million’, how much money would you have? What does it mean to be special/ the chosen one/ odd one out? And what does that mean mathematically? Marlin the clownfish had that question to answer when tragedy struck his young family. […]

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See Beyond the Average on Your First Day Back!

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A new school year is almost here. And for some of us, new school years are as exciting as they are uncertain. A new year puts you in a new class, which is a new environment, and a new environment brings new people. Different things to learn, new goals to achieve, you never know how […]

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