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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    New school year resolutions

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

    ... varying expectations of me and whose presence will create different group dynamics in classes I have taught previously. I will have a new timetable that will shape my day for the next 10 months. ... into the smaller steps students need to take that culminate in getting that A. These steps could include: not chatting in class, completing homework independently and doing 20 practice questions each ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: the tyranny of predicted grades

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... predictions have a significant impact on students applying to universities here and in Britain. Consider a student from my higher level biology class who secured admission to medical schools ... Diploma of Secondary Education, or those studying the Middle Year Programme before taking the IB diploma, are their predicted grades. Students taking IGCSE before the IB or A-levels have ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Financial studies teach students the value of money

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... to university: piano lessons, dance and art classes, and various sports. However, our discussions about money were limited to vague instructions on the need to manage within their allowance and save, ... financial behaviour. Yet other studies show that high school classes in finance and money management have not been effective in raising levels of financial literacy. When Sam showed an interest ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: summer school

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

    ... and attend structured academic summer courses. We are told that over the summer, students will have an enjoyable taste of life on a world-class campus, and a valuable opportunity to interact ... a two-year curriculum to deliver also find the need for revision because the class has only a hazy memory of concepts taught before they went on holiday. There's even a name for this. It's ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: the wonder of maths

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... The students had committed time out of class to prepare for this event and looked forward to tackling similar problems with teams from other international schools in the region. In my experience ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Clear thinking leads students to the top of the form

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

    ... possible." I tell Oliver that the behaviour he has demonstrated in my classes is that which Costa and Kallick advise teachers to inculcate in their students. Does he think students find these habits ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Why many students have trouble grasping abstract science concepts

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

    ... biology in Grades 10 to 12, I found that students in some classes had more trouble understanding the same concepts than others because of a difference in language proficiency, and it forced me to teach each class differently. For a biology teacher trained to focus on teaching "content", this proved challenging and I came to realise the complexity of addressing the language ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Beauty is still in the eye of the beholder

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

    ... obsessed with them. Recently I walked into class to hear one student's teasing comment to another, playing on a toothbrush commercial: "I am the envy of all the other students. Thin ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: understanding grades

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Schools generally include performance in projects, tests and homework in making their overall assessment. A student could score 90 per cent in class tests, but if they have not been diligent ... understand how their child is learning. What are the grade boundaries? What is the class average? Some schools prefer to use the median as a benchmark when the class has students at different ends ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Stigma of epilepsy makes sufferers hide condition

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

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Stigma of epilepsy makes sufferers hide condition I have taught several students who were epileptic. Interestingly, no parent has notified me about how they would like their child to be cared for should they have a seizure in class. Yet when a student is diagnosed with other conditions such as diabetes or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ...




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