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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

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Why many students have trouble grasping abstract science concepts My doctoral studies grew out of my frustrations as a science teacher. In 2002, 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1099942/why-many-students-have-trouble-grasping-abstract-science
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    The science of knowledge helps parents teach children

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com There's science behind the way students process knowledge It has been a privilege to facilitate the learning of exceptional young people in my teaching career. I have taught students who have achieved perfect scores for AP (advance placement) and International Baccalaureate, as well as national rankings in their IGCSE biology exams. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1089145/science-knowledge-helps-parents-teach-children
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Handling stress: a biological view

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

    ... The COMT gene codes have an effect on removing dopamine, which, in turn, weakens the electronic signal. A study by Dr Chang Chun-yen, director of the science education centre at National Taiwan ... or educational adversity. In exam situations, they performed much worse in science and social science subtests. It's interesting that in high-stakes exams, when the prefrontal cortex of the brain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1297190/handling-stress-biological-view
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Theory of knowledge improves critical thinking

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... and their teachers the opportunity to reflect critically on diverse ways of knowing. They also learn the different areas of knowledge, like mathematics, natural sciences, human sciences, history, the arts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1245173/theory-knowledge-improves-critical-thinking
  5. 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. For their optional subjects students may choose from each of five groups- languages, humanities, sciences, mathematics and creative, technical and vocational- either at the core or the extended level. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1042300/learning-curve-choosing-school-subjects
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

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

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

    ... of experimental sciences such as physics, chemistry, biology, design technology and sports, exercise and health science. Group 5 encompasses mathematics and computer science with choices of different ... take another course from Groups 1 to 5. Environmental systems and societies, often referred to as the "soft science", is one course that satisfies requirements of both Group 3 and 4, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1049472/learning-curve-how-navigate-ib-diplomas-tricky-waters
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Liberal Studies

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... "international". Students are required to explore three themes: Self & Personal Development, Society & Culture, and Science, Technology & the Environment. The aim is to cultivate independent ... choices made by individuals have an impact on communities, local and foreign, and even on the global society. The modules on science and technology aim to show how their influence has hastened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1059571/learning-curve-liberal-studies
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    Learning curve: best revising secret? Just do it

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... an unstated assumption of science is that human intention cannot affect what we call physical reality. Our experimental research of the past decade shows that, for today's world and under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1207656/learning-curve-best-revising-secret-just-do-it
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

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

    ... subjects such as business and environmental systems) or Group 4 (experimental sciences) subject in a language other than the candidate's native tongue, passing each with a grade of 3 or above. ... not fall behind in content areas such as mathematics, science and social studies while they are learning English. Research by Jim Cummins, who is well known in the field of bilingual education, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1156124/learning-curve-bilingual-education-ib-diploma
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: summer school

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

    ... summer can almost be called the latest fad. When one parent brings in an application form, I can be certain others will follow. Maths, science and creative writing summer courses at well-known universities such as Stanford, Oxford and Princeton seem enormously popular. Locally, the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University and the University of Science and Technology have developed similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1131034/learning-curve-summer-school

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