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A love of maths rubs off on students: research

Maths teachers who love their work, are more likely to embrace struggle within the classroom, taking an inquiry-based approached to learning, without jumping in to solve problems for students. The link between teacher enjoyment and positive learning processes was discovered ...

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Homework scrapped at 250 UAE schools

Students at more than 250 government-run schools in the United Arab Emirates are officially done with homework. The National newspaper reports that the Education Ministry is abolishing homework in public schools in the emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi to ...

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