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In mathematics, many of the elements performed are formulaic and repetitive and erros may crop up. It is important to refocus, take a step back and look for patterns whether this is the simplification of an infinite sum or finding the solution to a trigonometry problem. Not only will good methods reduce the number of errors that you make but the maths problems will also be easier to tackle.

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In the following post, we will be exploring the benefits and effects of practicing extra-curricular activities on the mind.

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Lifelong learners who are bosses of their learning are not afraid to ask questions, to evaluate their learning and to take action in order to achieve their goals. Learning to learn involves a depth of personal learning than skill development alone. Teaching the skill of learning to learn may take time and effort but once people learn this skill, their progress accelerates and they are more successful.

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Parents and carers usually remember their own school days when their children start attending school. Some parents and carers are able to help their children with their homework. Others feel that they have done their duty if they can offer a good desk and a quiet environment for their child to study in.     Are you going back to school with your child?   On the one hand, if helping your child with homework brings back these memories, it is natural to feel some hesitation. On the other hand, our intuition tells us that, just like anything else in...

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It is possible to support students and children by offering them ways to understand how they learn and to improve their studying methods and learning strategies. But, the real question is whether it can be guaranteed that they will develop as successful learners in life? Whether by choosing the right strategies to study and to learn a topic or a task it can be guaranteed that they will develop the skill of learning to learn?

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