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7 Ways To Make Maths Fun

While some people love the structure maths offers, people associate mathematics with unpleasant experiences of repetition, ROTE learning, and a rigid right and wrong answer.

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Building positive study habits outside of the classroom

Has your child’s schooling become mainly online, amidst the coronavirus outbreak? Well, if they have, you certainly aren’t alone.

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Learning in the Holidays

I'm often asked by parents what they should be doing to keep up their children’s learning in the school holidays.

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The difference between reading books and reading online

With the explosion of online reading, researchers, educators and parents around the world have become increasingly interested in how it compares to reading printed material. Early scientific research appeared inconclusive or contradictory. Subjectively, fans of e-readers (such as Kindle), loved the lightweight convenience and typically cheaper pricing for books. At the same time, diehard bookworms continued to maintain that ‘you can’t beat turning the pages of a book’, because they loved the smell and feel of a ‘real’ book.

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The effects of bilingualism on learning

Most of the world’s population is bilingual or multilingual. In 2006, just over half of the people in Europe could speak more than one language and in Luxembourg it’s almost 99%. Back in 2001, the Associated Press reported that two-thirds of the world’s children are raised bilingual; since then most measures of bilingualism around the globe have been steadily rising.

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