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High school students want class act overseas|Society|chinadaily.com.cn

High school students want class act overseas|Society|chinadaily.com.cn | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
A growing number of high school students are opting for university preparatory schools overseas, specialists said ahead of major education expo.
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Industrial Design - Research: Learning Extreme Empathy

Industrial Design - Research: Learning Extreme Empathy | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

Industrial Design content and community site - articles, discussions, interviews and resources.

 

Great designers are great empathizers. It's what separates a design that has soul from one that's simply well-realized. In my experience as a design director and as a teacher, it's become painfully clear that the ability to connect with users is something design students must learn, as crucially as they need sketching and CAD. Unfortunately, the most common student design project has students designing with themselves as the target user. by Paul Backett


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Brain study reveals how successful students overcome math anxiety | KurzweilAI

Brain study reveals how successful students overcome math anxiety | KurzweilAI | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

Using fMRI brain-imaging technology for the first time with people experiencing mathematics anxiety, University of Chicago scientists have gained new how some students are able to overcome their fears and succeed in math...

 

For the highly math-anxious, researchers found a strong link between math success and activity in a network of brain areas in the frontal and parietal lobes involved in controlling attention and regulating negative emotional reactions. This response kicked in at the very mention of having to solve a mathematics problem.

Teachers as well as students can use the information to improve performance in mathematics, said Sian Beilock, associate professor in psychology at the University of Chicago.

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