Tag archive for ‘Education’
Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Trump and the Triumph of Anti-Reason

    By Louis Rene Beres From the beginning of his presidency, Donald Trump has remained determinedly anti-intellectual. Taken by itself, such a misconceived stance is hardly unprecedented in American More...

Michael Tobin On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Teaching the Fullness of Mathematics

Every fall, here in the United States, we lament the woeful underpreparedness of entering college freshmen in the field of mathematics. Proverbial stories abound of students overfilling classes called “College More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Sleepovers With Stuffed Animals Help Children Learn to Read

  Sending stuffed animals for a sleepover at the library encourages children to read with them, even long after the sleepover took place, say researchers in a new study in Heliyon. For the first time, the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Countries Struggling the Most With Math

  Mathematics is considered by many to be one of the toughest of subjects to get to grips with, but which countries have the highest share of people with low numeracy skills? According to the OECD, the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Head of UK Muslim Schools Calls for Teaching Judaism

  The chairman of the Association of Muslim Schools in Britain has recommended that Muslim schools teach pupils about Judaism, echoing calls by the UK’s Chief Rabbi that Jewish schools teach about More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Religion Makes Children More Selfish, Less Generous, Say Scientists

   Many families believe religion plays an essential role in childhood moral development. But children of religious parents may not be as altruistic as those parents think, according to a new international More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Israeli School Builds Cool Classroom for ADHD Teens

  Imagine the perfect classroom for kids with attention and learning disorders: bouncy chairs made from yoga balls, distraction-free décor, walled-off study/tutoring cubicles, desks on wheels and a More...

Benjamin Peng On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Hebrew Is Being Taught Today in a Shanghai Primary School

  As China-Israel business and cultural cooperation continues to increase, Chinese people are finding they have more knowledge of, and interest in, Israel, and most Chinese people think positively More...

News Brief On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

TPG Makes Debut Africa Investment, Buying Into Moroccan Schools Operator

TPG has become the latest U.S. private-equity firm to invest in Africa, making its first investment in a chain of private schools in Morocco, to tap into a middle class which is spending more on education. TPG, More...

News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The 50 Best Colleges Where Students Earn High Starting Salaries

  We recently published our list of the 50 best colleges in America. The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1, 000 Business Insider readers More...

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