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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    New school year resolutions

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:41pm by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari life@scmp.com New school year resolutions One of the many things I love about teaching is being given a clean slate each September. I will be given new students who will have ... and "getting homework done on time". Jean Louis Desgouttes, who starts his International General Certificate of Secondary Education course at the French International School, is excited to meet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1579186/new-school-year-resolutions
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1099942/why-many-students-have-trouble-grasping-abstract-science
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1042300/learning-curve-choosing-school-subjects
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1094639/why-school-graders-stay-away-bell-curve
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1156124/learning-curve-bilingual-education-ib-diploma
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1065052/what-look-american-institution
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: summer school

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com For some, summer schools are a matter of course The autumn term sees teachers writing letters for seniors going to college and those leaving for boarding schools. These days, the number of letters of recommendations I write for students applying to prestigious summer schools also seems to be on the increase. Attending university-run courses during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1131034/learning-curve-summer-school
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Handling stress: a biological view

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Normal University in Taipei, compared scores on the National Basic Competency Test of 779 young teenagers from four schools with each student's COMT genetic make-up. Students with two copies ... IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1297190/handling-stress-biological-view
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150943/clear-thinking-leads-students-top-form
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1186401/learning-curve-relieve-anxiety-hindu-way

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