Ibn al-Haytham had a passionate desire to understand nature. He questioned everything, especially those things that everyone else took for granted. “How do we see?” he asked. In the second part of this series, catch a glimpse into science in the golden age of Islam. Find out what al-Haytham discovered about light and sight, and how he went about doing it.
In our world of rapid technological change, many people spend an enormous amount of time on their laptop playing games or surfing the web. We are fully immersed in a digital world. This blog post describes how the world of education can also benefit from the integration of gamification.
Knowledge has grown more accessible through the internet, and information is now a mere click away. Methods of learning are constantly evolving in the age of technological innovation. More specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising traditional teaching approaches where teachers directly transmit information to the student. The online tutoring market (grades K-12) was valued at $63.57 billion […]
In the first part of this series, Laiba Khurram describes her initial impressions of Japanese culture. Laiba is an 11th grade student from Angels International College, Faisalabad. She is currently studying in Okayama, Japan for six months as an exchange student.
Bayt al Hikma, or The House of Wisdom, was founded in the eighth century in Baghdad during the Abbasid Caliphate and enjoyed an exalted status for around 500 years. Read this blog post to learn more about the role this library played during Islam’s Golden Age.
What are the top performing countries in education doing right? And what can those countries that are at the bottom rung do to improve the quality of education of their students? Read this post to find out.
What does student-centred education look like? Watch this video to find out.
I had a strange conversation with a teacher the other day. We were discussing the kind of comprehension texts that she felt were appropriate for kids in grades six and above. “No fantasy or science fiction, please,” she said. “That’s fine for little kids, but when you get to a certain age, it’s time to […]
Identifying the key features of a learning management system (LMS) requires a careful consideration of an organisation’s needs and objectives. This post highlights a few key features an LMS should have and will help you better understand the components that are important while comparing different LMS solutions.