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October 12, 2018

Organizational skills encompass the ability to use your time, energy, resources, etc. effectively so that you can accomplish the things you want to achieve. Self—discipline and organizational skills are crucial for success in any profession and can be vital to harmony in your personal life.

Companies need workers who possess communication skills, computer skills and organizational skills. These are all transferable that an empl...

April 7, 2017

Source:

http://www.thedailyriff.com/articles/parents-are-we-sabotaging-our-own-kids-math-ability-779.php

Daniel Koretz:

https://www.gse.harvard.edu/faculty/daniel-koretz

"Many parents in the United States assume that (math ability)

is just some kind of aptitude -

some kids have it, some kids don't . . .

The result is most of our kids (in the U.S.) don't do really

well in Math . . ."

- Daniel Koretz, professor of education at Harvar...

February 20, 2017

"Professor Smullyan was a serious mathematician, with the publications and the doctorate to prove it. But his greatest legacy may be the devilishly clever logic puzzles that he devised, presenting them in numerous books or just in casual conversation."

One of my friend drew my attention to this article on NY Times.

The article contains 5 of his puzzles.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/02/11/obituaries/smullyan-logic-puzz...

August 30, 2016

Becoming good at something most of the time requires support, instruction and encouragement from others. First of all, we need instruction from experts, and second, because we need encouragement in the beginning when practice is mostly about making mistakes and correcting them. Parents and teachers know this well and use positive reinforcement all the time (sometimes even too much).

Positive feedback and acknowledgment are real...

May 10, 2016

Components Of An Effective Education System

I believe that there are key components, areas in the education system that are able to determine successful teaching, or at least significantly increase the likelihood of success. If we find these and improve them, teaching itself will have a chance to succeed. Based on my experience and some research, I believe that one of the key areas is the social value of the teaching professi...

April 23, 2016

I just read an interesting article from the OECD web page.

The article is analyzing research data from PISA tests and finds a really reasonable conclusion.

"Students who avoid making an effort to understand mathematics concepts may succeed in some school environments; but a lack of deep,critical and creative thinking may seriously penalise these students later in life when confronted with real, non-routine problems."

"In some si...

April 22, 2016

In a rectangular dance hall, how do you place 10 chairs along the walls so that there are equal number of chairs alongside each wall?

March 25, 2016

After the second term, I thought it cannot be better.

I have to admit, I was pessimistic.

My student showed me It can !

Thank you for this lesson :)

And again ... this result shows the importance of consistency and effort. Two basic foundations of education.

A traditional teacher student relationship is successful if it based on mutual respect.

The fun part of education can be applied if other basic concepts of success are already e...

March 7, 2016

It is really nice to see my students improvement !

After 5 month (approximately 20 sessions), the investment of time and effort pays back in success and a nice 100% test.

Smiles on all of our faces, and the growing confidence of my students' will lead to more triumphs :)

Congratulations !

February 13, 2016

Here are a few solutions.

Solution 1.

Solution 2.

Solution 3.

When you remove 10 pieces and still keep each row and column even.

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