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Struggle and Share: The Way Forward?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Senay | No Comments

  The video provides a very interesting critique of the Khan Academy and the US education model within which it exists. The key difference in approach between the US and countries whose students are the most successful at maths are highlighted with the Japanese model given as an example. This is a real eye-opener: students […]

Khan we all do maths

Posted by on Nov 22, 2015 in Raj | 3 Comments

Khan we all do maths When Sal Khan started posting videos on Youtube it was an altruistic act. His cousins needed help with maths and he used the Internet to as the vehicle that would carry this information. Teachers, I suggest, have had similar experiences when explaining a mathematical concept to a student results in […]

Task 1

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in James | One Comment

Changing paradigms I very much enjoyed the Changing Education Paradigms video and agreed with some of what Sir Ken Robinson had to say but I equally disagreed with some of what he said. One of the more poignant comments he made was that the world has changed significantly. For example 40 years ago if you worked […]

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