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Yes, student curiosity can be cultivated

Curiosity did, in fact, kill the cat, yet it is an invaluable skill; one that can be inculcated from birth. But what exactly is it, and what’s its purpose? Cognitive neuroscientist Matthias Gruber describes curiosity as an energising force that activates ...

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The internet of school things

How technology will connect educators and students, and usher in a new age of smart schools. Schools are becoming increasingly technology rich. Many provide connected devices for students or have programs that enable students to bring their own devices (BYOD). ...

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About that suicide-school grades link

It’s the fatal phenomenon with silent symptoms. Now, there’s a clue that might help detect suicidal tendencies. A large, longitudinal Swedish study found that those who performed poorly at school were five times more likely to kill themselves later in life, and ...

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