Learners Archives - The Answer Series
Learners: Your responsibility in the classroom
Have you ever wondered – or tried to calculate – exactly how much time you spend at school?Whether you enjoy school or not, this is something to think about, isn’t it? Here’s the answer: In South Africa there are about 200 school days in a normal school year. On average you will spend about 7.5 hours of a normal day in school. If that sounds too terrible for words, consider this: in Japan, the country with the most school days in the year, t [...]
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The past, present and future of intelligence/IQ
It is reported that the average IQ of the world’s population is declining. IQ testing has been in use for more than a century. Since then, until fairly recently, IQ scores in general have shown a steady increase. As reports, ‘Even the average person today would have been considered a genius compared to someone born in 1919 – a phenomenon known as the Flynn effect’. An explanation for the Flynn effect is that ‘more access to education an [...]
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How well do you know your work/studies?
It’s a difficult one… How well do you know your work once you have completed studying? How do you know if you have studied enough? 😯 It’s difficult to tell, isn’t it? One way of trying to determine whether you have studied enough is to try and anticipate what could be in your class test or exam. If you can truly do this, you have most likely studied enough. Of course, this also means that you will be able to answer the exam questio [...]
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