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How kids can benefit from boredom

Teresa Belton | 26 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boredom, children, education, play


The real issue behind the single-sex education debate

Andrew Mullins | 26 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, education, single sex schooling
There is no consensus that children are disadvantaged by studying in a single-sex school


Here’s how homeschooling is evolving in America

Kyle Greenwalt | 13 September 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: education, homeschooling, USA


Africa’s potential demographic dividend

Marcus Roberts | 19 August 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, demographic dividend, education


The Middle East needs education and jobs for the young

Zahir Irani | 11 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, Middle East, youth unemployment
And international help to make it possible.


Is technology making us dumber or smarter? Yes

Jonathan Coopersmith | 21 Jun 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, technology, wisdom


Students are using ‘Mission Impossible’ technology to cheat in exams

Ritesh Chugh | 18 May 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: cheating, education, smart phones


It’s time to bust the myth that Africa doesn’t produce scientific innovators

Stewart Maganga | 13 May 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, education, entrepreneurship, innovation


Gifted children in Africa’s urban slums are a precious and untapped resource

Steve Humble | 03 May 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, education, gifted children


Not learning from history

Ronnie Smith | 21 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, history, Vietnam War
The advance of years leads to a loss of one's own historical context.


Why pioneers are disillusioned with the ‘mindfulness’ scene

Denyse O'Leary | 20 Apr 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: education, ethics, mindfulness


Which diversity matters (if any)?

J. Budziszewski | 13 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: discrimination, diversity, education
Why do academics fret about racial diversity, but not diversity of thinking?


What universities can learn from the three wise monkeys

James Schall SJ | 30 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, political correctness, truth
The truth hurts, so it will always be "offensive", says a political philosopher.


Are your kids learning to think critically?

Thomas Lickona | 16 November 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: critical thinking skills, education


We should all know how to YouTube

Denyse O'Leary | 15 Sep 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: education, new media, YouTube


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