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September 17, 2017
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Students ‘create something really incredible’ in broader aim to help two cross-border cities thrive together

Orysya Stus is used to traffic. She’d seen plenty of it growing up in the Bay Area in California. But when she got to Seattle and drove downtown for the first time, trying to find a parking space was an … Continue reading

August 17, 2017
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From slum to Harvard: How one Microsoft director came up and sees digital revolution in Asia

Growing up in the slums of the Philippines, Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez did not have the luxury of eating regular breakfast as a child. She was one of seven kids and life was hard for her family. She had only … Continue reading

August 12, 2017
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Robin-Hood-Effekt verstärkt Motivation in Mathe

Wichtiger als Beruf, Einkommen und Bildung ist das Interesse der Eltern, zeigt eine Studie von Bildungsforschern der Universität Tübingen  Kinder, deren Eltern sich wenig für Mathematik interessieren, profitieren mehr von einer unterstützenden Maßnahme zur Steigerung der Motivation als Kinder, deren … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
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Sony and Sony Global Education Develop a New System to Manage Students’ Learning Data, Built on IBM Blockchain

– New cloud-based platform to help track and manage student data to improve efficiencies in education system TOKYO and ARMONK, NY – 09 Aug 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) Japan today announced that Sony Corporation and Sony Global Education, a subsidiary of … Continue reading

July 27, 2017
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UCLA math professor keeps company with Einstein, Darwin, da Vinci in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

Terence Tao emphasizes the importance of hard work, plus ‘intuition, literature, and a bit of luck’ “What makes a genius?” National Geographic asks on the cover of its May 2017 issue. In the accompanying article, writer Claudia Kalb observes, “Throughout … Continue reading

July 5, 2017
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Students may forget relevant information in order to protect their own psyches

UCLA-led study suggests people often don’t recall memories that threaten the way they want to see themselves “What’s too painful to remember/ We simply choose to forget.” – Barbra Streisand, “The Way We Were” UCLA-led research has found that students in … Continue reading