Adaptive learning – Learning that fits

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

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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How to Build Inquisitive Minds

Let’s face it, we all get stuck. Every now and then, we get overwhelmed when faced with problems that require our solutions. If Adam wants a third of Eve’s apple, how much would Eve have left? How fast does a bus that weighs 160kg have to travel to get up a hill that’s on a 60 degree […]

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The Volume of Your Dreams

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

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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