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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Why many students have trouble grasping abstract science concepts

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... I was required to teach Grade 6 students both mathematics and science at the Hong Kong International School. Of the large number of English as a Second Language (ESL) students from local schools, I found ... needs of the ESL students. Much research has been done on problems faced by ESL students in Hong Kong, both in English medium instruction (EMI) and international schools. Although the EMI ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... delivered in the same way in each school? Bilingual education loosely refers to programmes in which a native language and a second language are taught as subject matter and used as medium of instruction for academic subjects. In Hong Kong, there has always been demand for children attending local schools to be fluent in English and Cantonese. International schools have generally required ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: relieve anxiety the Hindu way

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... them. This leads to poor exam preparation, which then lays the foundation for a fear of failure. Students who are prone to procrastination seem to experience more anxiety. I find students expend ... to work at their best without dissipating their mental energy. This results in success. Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Why school graders stay away from the bell curve

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Why school graders stay away from the bell Someone recently asked me an interesting question- do schools grade on the bell curve? When I replied ... research by Daniel Starch and Edward Charles Elliott in 1912 showed that English teachers assigned widely varied percentages to two identical papers from students. Some teachers focused on elements ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Clear thinking leads students to the top of the form

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... A*s. But it is the intelligent behaviour that he, and students like him, demonstrate that is the foundation of his academic and social success. Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick call these forms ... been self-motivated in completing work to the best of his ability, and he has always striven for a deep understanding of what he has learned in school. "He had learned the entire ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Choosing school subjects

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... 10 and 11), which is what they will take for their leaving exams. To provide a balanced education, most schools offer English, maths, science and a second language as compulsory subjects. ... Anjali A. Hazari familypost@scmp.com When choosing school subjects, play to your strengths A few years ago, one of my students asked to switch from taking biology to chemistry for his ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    What to look for in an American institution

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... matter. The SAT, a gauge of academic preparedness, matters. Even students undertaking an internationally recognised high school diploma will find that most US colleges give considerable weight to SAT scores. Similarly, TOEFL or IELTS scores matter for international students. Because English-language skills affect classroom involvement and academic success, universities select advanced ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Feeling lucky, punk? A good application essay will help

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... reasons for choosing a particular course in their submissions to the Universities and College Application Service (UCAS), says Catherine Schofield, head of the careers team at West Island School ... student, it is helpful to highlight activities where you have used English outside of your studies. A past traumatic experience is worth sharing- but only if the focus is on the response ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: How to navigate IB diploma's tricky waters

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... the balance between having a broad understanding of some subjects while others are explored in depth. Candidates have a choice of writing their Group 3-6 subjects in English, French or Spanish ... of the six subject groups and write an extended essay (EE) of about 4,000 words under the direct supervision of a teacher at the school, showing writing skills expected at the tertiary level. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - LEARNING CURVE

    Apps can be an aid to teachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com How a mobile obsession can help students become organised Bryan Tang has just completed his IGCSE examination at an international school. Since joining ... apps include the WordBook XL- English Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad, which includes the pronunciation of every entry. As for the arts, Sketchbook Pro has sketching capabilities, Symphony ...



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