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Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

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This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education Logan Laplante is a 13 year-old boy who was taken out of the education system to be home schooled instead. Not only was he home schooled, but Logan had the ability to tailor his education to his interests and also his style of learning, something traditional education does not offer. As Logan has mentioned, when he grows up he wants to be happy and healthy. HSC Test Yourself Bangla Text Book ( বাংলা পাঠ্য বই ) is probably the very first and the best app of its kind in the store for free. Any students of Bangladesh ranges from the Class 1 to class 12 will get all of their Text Books provided by nctb. Students of Schools and Colleges will get texbooks to view, save and download on covering the classes as below: = All Text Books for Class One (Bengali & English Medium Students). = Class Two. = Class Three.= Class Four. = Class Five. = Class Six. = Class Seven. = Class Eight. = Class Nine.= Class Ten. = Class Eleven. = Class Twelve. All type of Books available to view, zoom-pan or download instantly. Some of the popular books included named as; Bangla, Byakoron, Islamic studies, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English For Today, English Grammar, Social Science, Social Studies, Soil Sciences, Biology, Higher Math, Science, Bangladesh & World Affairs, Fine Arts Book, ICT, Physical Studies, Home Science and many more.

Feature: What is the Mastery Model of Teaching Maths? Education minister Elizabeth Truss explained some of the background to the government’s current proposals for teaching maths in a recent speech. This article was originally published on The Conversation. By Steve Chinn, University of Derby She mentioned the term “mastery” and enthusiastically welcomed Singapore Maths, a series of textbooks following the “mastery model” by Marshall Cavendish Education, that will be published in the UK from 2015 by Oxford University Press. One might be tempted to assume Singapore Maths might have something to do with the Ministry of Education in Singapore. I am a huge admirer of the education system in Singapore and have even done some consultancy work for their ministry, but I doubt that the title reflects their direct involvement.

Knowledge Doubling Every 12 Months, Soon to be Every 12 Hours By: David Russell Schilling | April 19th, 2013 Knowledge Doubling Curve Buckminster Fuller created the “Knowledge Doubling Curve”; he noticed that until 1900 human knowledge doubled approximately every century. By the end of World War II knowledge was doubling every 25 years. HSC Exams The Higher School Certificate (HSC) is the highest award in secondary education in New South Wales. To be eligible for the award, students must complete Years 11 and 12, satisfy HSC course requirements and sit for the statewide HSC examinations. For information about HSC examination papers, Marking Guidelines, Notes from the Marking Centre and other examination resources visit: 2014 HSC written examination timetable View the date and time for each written exam in the 2014 HSC written examination timetable on Students Online.

Practical tips for a (newly) qualified maths teacher Student teachers, NQTs and experienced teachers have one thing in common - they haven't got it all figured out yet. I certainly haven't - every year I try to use my time more effectively and teach maths more effectively. Here's my top ten tips for newbies. The Complete Study Guide for Every Type of Learner Staying on track with studying can be a challenge, especially if there isn’t a test on the horizon. We’ve put together the Complete Study Guide to help you keep up to date on school work, ace your next exam, and study smarter! What’s your learning preference? Everyone studies and learns a bit differently. These are often expressed as ‘learning styles’ or ‘learning preferences.’

Loving your subject “To explain something to someone is first of all to show him he cannot understand it by himself.”Jacques Ranciere The previous post in this series looked at developing a love of Mathematics itself, and how an appreciation of the history and impact of Mathematics makes a difference to your team’s practice in the classroom. This time around, I’ll be talking about how an appreciation of pedagogy, the philosophy of Mathematics education and what engaging students in the subject really means (spoiler: it doesn’t mean ‘fun’ tasks for their own sake). So let’s begin. I cannot emphasise the importance of sound pedagogical practice in one’s team. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why You Will Never Find Scientists Leading Armies Into Battle In the exclusive extras below, the beloved science rock star talks about his childhood curiosity about the universe, Carl Sagan, and his experience on 9/11 in downtown Manhattan. On discovering the stars as a child, on a family trip to the Hayden Planetarium. “The stars came out, and I was hooked. How could you not be?… I was helpless in the presence because of the boundlessness of that night sky. Some people fear the unlimited horizon that is exploration.