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Clean Sweep! 3 Nigerians Clear Cambridge top Honours in Maths

Clean Sweep! 3 Nigerians Clear Cambridge top Honours in Maths | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
3 Nigerians clear Cambridge top honours, coming tops in the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education IGCSE, Mathematics
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Johns Hopkins Accepts First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident

Johns Hopkins Accepts First Black Female Neurosurgery Resident | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Black girl magic.
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Beating the Odds

Beating the Odds | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Bill Gates and college presidents talk about the importance of helping first-generation students get college degrees.
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...they made us sign a contract.
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Does your child seem to be overly sensitive. This may be the reason.

Does your child seem to be overly sensitive. This may be the reason. | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Gifted children are often described as intense. Polish psychologist Kazimierz Dabrowski identified five of them, which he called Overexcitabilities.
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Are lectures the best way to teach students?

Are lectures the best way to teach students? | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
University lectures are often slated for being boring and poorly attended, but is scrapping them a good idea? Two academics debate the matter
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Obama Recognises, Commends 19-year-old Nigerian Harvard Finalist

Obama Recognises, Commends 19-year-old Nigerian Harvard Finalist | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Nigerian genius, Saheela Ibraheem, 19, made history On Thursday, February, 26, when she was honoured with an official reception in the White House by the US President, Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle.
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10 Year Old British-Nigerian Girl to Study Maths in Open University

10 Year Old British-Nigerian Girl to Study Maths in Open University | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
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Let’s Shake Up the Social Sciences

Let’s Shake Up the Social Sciences | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
It is time to create new social science departments that reflect the breadth and complexity of the problems we face as well as the novelty of 21st-century science.
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First female winner for maths medal

First female winner for maths medal | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Iranian mathematician Prof Maryam Mirzakhani becomes the first woman to win a Fields Medal at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.
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Five minutes with Steve Fuller: "The best teachers are like the best jazz artists - drawing on multiple texts simultaneously"

Five minutes with Steve Fuller: "The best teachers are like the best jazz artists - drawing on multiple texts simultaneously" | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Mark Carrigan interviews Steve Fuller about the act of improvisation and how it shapes creativity and learning. Through improvisation, the mind is gradually freed up from reproducing past social st...
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How to Introduce Yourself when You Do Many Different Things

How to Introduce Yourself when You Do Many Different Things | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Most of us hate being asked what we do. I mean, how do you introduce yourself when there are a dozen different roles that you might assume on a regular basis and “what you do” is constantly changing?
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Sensitivity in Gifted Kids

Sensitivity in Gifted Kids | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
In class, a child suddenly explodes at another for making a clicking pencil sound, a student shuts down for the day after making an error while presenting, a distant natural disaster effects children’s moods.
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Understanding the unique characteristics of gifted children

Understanding the unique characteristics of gifted children | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Raising gifted children is an extremely important parental challenge. Many parents wonder: How can I challenge my children to use their gifts? How do.
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Nigerian teenager admitted by 8 Ivy League schools - News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Nigerian teenager admitted by 8 Ivy League schools - News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Ifeoma White-Thorpe, a New Jersey high school student, born by Nigerian parents, racks up acceptances from all eight Ivy League schools as well as Stanford
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Teen accepted by all eight Ivy League schools

Teen accepted by all eight Ivy League schools | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
There must be something in the water at Elmont Memorial High School.
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What teachers really want to tell parents - CNN.com

What teachers really want to tell parents - CNN.com | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
A principal who was loved and adored by all told me she was leaving the profession because " I just can't deal with parents anymore; they are killing us."
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JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure

JK Rowling's life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
The Harry Potter author’s new book is based on an inspirational speech she gave to Harvard students. Here are some of the best quotes
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High schooler accepted by all eight Ivy League colleges

High schooler accepted by all eight Ivy League colleges | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Harold Ekeh, 18, served as the editor of his student newspaper and chief executive of the Model UN after moving to the US from his native Nigeria. The Long Islander has until May 1 to decide.
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The Secret Power Of The Generalist -- And How They'll Rule The Future

The Secret Power Of The Generalist -- And How They'll  Rule The Future | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
We’ve become a society that’s data rich and meaning poor. A rise in specialists in all areas—science, math, history, psychology—has resulted in tremendous content. But how valuable is that knowledge without context?
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Do We Need to Shake Up the Social Sciences? - Video and audio - News and media - Home

Do We Need to Shake Up the Social Sciences? - Video and audio - News and media - Home | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
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All in on Love

All in on Love | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Love your self, love your work, love the people around you. Dare to love those who are different from you, no matter where they're from, what they look like, and who they love. Pursue this life of love with focus and passion and ambition and courage....
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Ed Tech Promoters Need to Realize We’re Not All Autodidacts

Ed Tech Promoters Need to Realize We’re Not All Autodidacts | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
When Bill Gates was still a teenager, he would sneak out of his family’s house before dawn and ride his bike to a building on the campus of the University of Washington. He had discovered that the university’s huge supercomputers were idle between the hours of 3 and 6 in...
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Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling (and Why We’re Better Off that Way)

Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling (and Why We’re Better Off that Way) | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Emilie Wapnick of Puttylike.com. You’re six years old and the teacher asks you to share what you want to be when you grow up. An astronaut? A scientist? Superman?
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Interested In So Many Things: Creative and Multitalented

Interested In So Many Things: Creative and Multitalented | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Creative people are complex and multitalented. Along with the benefits of many abilities and passions, there are challenges in realizing so many interests. ..
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Parenting gifted children and helping to develop their potential

Parenting gifted children and helping to develop their potential | Learn-Learning Styles | Scoop.it
Parenting gifted children can be challenging and exhausting. Gifted children are extremely curious, always on the go and constantly asking.
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