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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    How to tell if my child is gifted

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN TOMMIS

    ... The conventional way is to measure a child's intelligence quotient (IQ). A full IQ assessment basically measures one's ability to reason verbally, non-verbally, and spatially. Most psychologists think this approach measures "general intelligence", in which this statistic is a surrogate measure of "potential". So, if the average IQ among students is 100, a child ...

  2. A foolproof guide to raising intelligent little monsters

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Annie Ho familypost@scmp.com I have been searching for decades for a comprehensive guide that can provide parents with the tools to raise intelligent little beings. I had pretty much given up any hope of finding one that was well-researched and reputable. Then, I came upon the Yale-Harvard Friendly Co-operation Joint Study of High-functioning Progeny, of which more than a dozen ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    England can learn from Scotland's more fun, well-rounded education

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by undefined

    ... that there are … different kinds of intelligence." The changes mean a slightly longer school week, and more time for music, drama, sports and community service- precisely the areas squeezed in England ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INSIGHT

    A university chief must be his own man

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... if the president cannot be his own boss, the university's independence is compromised. Perhaps he said it half-jokingly. But such a comment could lead people to question his decency and intelligence ...

  5. Intelligent assistance for a better future

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... came from Hong Kong, creating a three-decade economic boom. But Guangdong now needs more foreign assistance, and in the form of 'intelligence' rather than 'investment'. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - FAMILY

    Valuable lessons for hearing-impaired students

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... rhythmic body movements and participate in “multi-intelligence” activities which combine elements of dance, drama and music. “We want our students to know that being hearing impaired doesn’t stop ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's liberal studies exams are for probing minds

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial New exams for probing minds Since Hong Kong introduced liberal studies in secondary school curriculums, quite a few students have been asking to interview journalists from this newspaper about the most topical issues in the news today. Some questions are naïve, but more often they are intelligent and probing. If such anecdotal evidence is any guide, the experiment ...

  8. News - China

    English-language studies 'destructive' to China's education, says CPPCC deputy

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:05pm by Chris Luo

    ... an "unprecedented crisis". Schools are placing too much emphasis on English, said Zhang Shuhua, head of the Intelligence Research Academy, adding that language studies should be treated as a means ... the Intelligence Research Institute mainly gathers, arranges and reports on domestic and global academic research and theory. ...

  9. News - China

    Rich Chinese send children as young as seven on 'mini MBA' courses

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 03:20pm by Chris Luo

    ... director Fang Yuan says the courses train a child’s “financial quotient” – which is similar to intelligence quotient (IQ) and emotional quotient (EQ). Financial quotient measures a person’s ability ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Clear thinking leads students to the top of the form

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

    ... has listened to his classmates with empathy, and has acted as their champion during the six years I have taught him. He is an extremely intelligent young man- he completed his IGCSEs with 11 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 ...




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