Science and Maths by Primrose Kitten #Physics #Maths #Tutorials

I want to help you achieve the grades you (and I) know you are capable of; these grades are the stepping stone to your future. Even if you don’t want to study science or maths further, the grades you get now will open doors in the future.

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How to escape education’s death valley by Sir Ken Robinson #Talk #Education #TED #Teaching #Learning

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

What is dyslexia? – Kelli Sandman-Hurley #education #teaching #dyslexia

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of the human brain.

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth #Teaching #Grit #Education

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.

Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback #Teaching #Learning #Education

Until recently, many teachers only got one word of feedback a year: “satisfactory.” And with no feedback, no coaching, there’s just no way to improve. Bill Gates suggests that even great teachers can get better with smart feedback — and lays out a program from his foundation to bring it to every classroom.