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The 10 biggest breakthroughs in the science of learning
A few years ago The New York Times reported: “The body of knowledge about how the brain works is growing, but so is the list of gaps in our understanding.” They continued: “…many large and small questions remain unanswered.” Nevertheless there have been many breakthroughs in the science of learning. The following will be enlightening for anyone who is involved in education. More information doesn’t mean more learning Th [...]
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Why is it important for teachers to always keep learning?
If you type the following question into Google: Why do teachers need to keep learning? The following answer appears: Modern society demands high quality teaching and learning from teachers. Teacher learning is a continuous process that promotes teachers’ teaching skills, masters new knowledge, develops new proficiency, which in turn help improve the learning of students. In the same way educators want learners to be curious and to explore  [...]
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Introducing Maths Majors
The Answer Series recently launched, a new facebook community forum for Maths teachers to share knowledge, grow confidence and work together to overcome common challenges in the classroom. TAS aims to bring Maths teachers who utilise TAS study guides together. Maths Majors also provides free e-books for teachers as well as video lessons for Grade 12s as part of its mission to further education in South Africa and have their own Facebook page where mo [...]
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