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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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There are one or two outreach venues where it is not possible to access the internet with our laptops: for example, delivering an after school club in a basement. As a solution we started using a WD 4 TB Elements Portable Hard Drive and recommend it to anyone who needs to access their files and resources without Wi-Fi. Also, bring colouring books with you because everyone enjoys them.

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One of the questions investigated on a higher education or university course is: What are numbers? It is an interesting question because, if you think about it, we do not ever touch, feel, hear, see or smell numbers. Yes, we touch and see, feel, hear and smell things and may count or measure them, but that's about it! Numbers happen to be pretty mysterious things because, apart from counting or measuring, they are not met through the five senses. Students in higher education may study theories about what numbers are. There are different kinds of numbers such as rational numbers...

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