Mathematics teacher in Nigeria uses social media to ‘teach the whole world’. Watch

“The online teaching has made me feel that I can actually teach the whole world mathematics,” she said. “On Twitter people see me all over the world, not only in Lagos, not only in Nigeria. They see me all over the world and that is enough to give me innermost joy.”

British genius wins £2.3m prize for working out the maths involved in stirring a cup of tea with work so clever that ‘it must have been sent to him by aliens’

‘For example, like the wind in a wind tunnel you want to model the flow of air then that of course depends on time because it changes over time but it also depends on space – the velocity of the air is different at different points in the wind tunnel.

In this village near Mumbai, school teacher uses currency notes, colour pencils to teach maths amid pandemic

“MTA is a new but nation-wide association of math teachers. During the pandemic teachers are facing severe challenges, ranging from no salary to how to teach effectively. The teachers shared a range of problems, from figuring out finance for students’ meals, to crowdfunding for the smartphones, to figuring out ways of teaching in blended form. […]

Parents’ biggest frustration with distance learning

According to a recent study from Common Sense Media and the Boston Consulting Group, about 15 to 16 million K-12 public school students in the US live in homes with inadequate internet connections or don’t have access to devices needed for distance learning.

In pandemic, Nigerian teacher can ‘teach the whole world’

While nonstop news about the effects of the coronavirus has become commonplace, so, too, have tales of kindness. “One Good Thing” is a series of AP stories focusing on glimmers of joy and benevolence in a dark time. Read the series at https://apnews.com/hub/one-good-thing

Midwest Battleground States Could Decide Election, And Voters of Color Could be Critical Factor

A COVID Emergency Relief Fund started by the group raised 100,000 for mixed-status families, which are families that include U.S. citizens as well as undocumented people. The unprecedented nature of the pandemic meant the group was asking itself a difficult but necessary question: “How can we talk to people about their civic duty, if they […]

The Spill, The Scandal and the President

Nowhere was the absurdity of the policy more evident than in the application that BP submitted for its Deepwater Horizon well only two months after Obama took office. BP claims that a spill is “unlikely” and states that it anticipates “no adverse impacts” to endangered wildlife or fisheries. Should a spill occur, it says, “no […]

CGI focuses on sustaining inclusive practices each day: “It’s not a one-and-done situation”

Sponsoring programs and initiatives to build awareness and understanding how diversity and inclusion contribute to CGI’s business performanceEmbedding diverse and inclusive practices for all CGI stakeholders, including business strategy, internal and external communications, client relationship management and workforce developmentPromoting and encouraging an inclusive culture where members have equal access to opportunities that help them reach […]

Teaching in the time of a pandemic

Indian teachers are used to chalk-and-talk teaching, which is a practical way of communicating concepts, clarifying doubts, teaching even subjects such as math and Engineering. Besides, it is a method that works in all circumstances and locations. Students too are used to following the teacher as she teaches on the board. The general bustle and […]

Merry woke-mas, kids! John Lewis reveals its ‘top ten’ toys for Christmas 2020 – including a £130 recycled scooter, a book on climate change heroes and emotional intelligence playing cards

Monopoly Mega Edition Exclusive, £25.99: An alternative to the classic boardgame which has become even more popular during the coronavirus lockdown, the latest version has more buildings, properties and money and two new pieces to help players navigate around the board. The new pieces include a Speed Die which allows you to more extra spaces […]