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My 5-year-old learned about fractions in less than a week playing this educational iPad game — here’s how it works

I tried these Osmo play kits, and my five-year-old kid learned fractions and even geography in a week. Here's how it works.

Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

Instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.

15 signs you’re smarter than you think you are

Smart people tend to sell themselves short. Do any of these signs apply to you?

8 science-backed signs you’re smarter than average

Think you're smarter than everyone you know? You could be, scientists say, if you're tall, funny, and a firstborn.

After 40 years, Singapore is ending the streaming system that divided secondary students into Express and Normal streams – here’s what you need ...

Instead, there will be subject-based banding, where students take up subjects of varying levels depending on their strengths.

The 7 best things I learned in college that had nothing to do with my grades

Here are the 7 best things I learned in college than had nothing to do with classes or grades.
A successful career requires constant learning.

A Lyft exec says it’s nearly impossible to recover from the ‘kiss of death’ in a career

Coasting in your career is the "kiss of death" that can be impossible to recover from, Lyft CFO Brian Roberts said in an interview with Forbes. No matter how successful you become, he said you can never afford to stop learning and growing.
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Microsoft buys a classroom video startup with 20 million users as it pushes against Google

Microsoft has purchased Flipgrid, a Minneapolis-based educational startup that encourages students to share videos with each other. In the bigger picture, Microsoft and Google are sparring for control of the classroom tech scene.

The idea that we each have a ‘learning style’ is bogus — here’s why

There's no real evidence that different people learn better visually, orally, or by doing.

The majority of baby boomers now own a smart device

Over time, older generations are adapting to new technologies.