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7 years ago
The brain is one of the most important parts of the human body. Study shows that the brain has the capability to store vivid information of little significance or value that might be useful later. The brain also has the capability of updating information that you've stored and might need in the future. One of the most frequently asked questions is where exactly are memories saved? The brain has a part that function similar to the RAM in comput...
7 years ago
We've all heard the importance of teaching STEM to K-12 students. However, the importance of science can be extended to college students as well. In this op-ed, the author argues that professors should stray away from teaching students the basics about science. They should focus on teaching students how to think like scientists and apply what they've been taught in school. Since science is not mandatory for most students, professors should try to make it as fun as possible to maintain i...
7 years ago
Reading is a fundamental aspect of life for everyone. The seeds of interest in lifelong enjoyment of reading have to be planted early by parents. This is especially true for students with reading disorders. It is estimated that at least 85% of children with learning difficulties usually have a problem with reading and literacy. As such, it is extremely important for parents, physicians and school officials to recognize and treat these difficulties as early as possi...
7 years ago
It seems a never-ending cycle that students in our inner cities are constantly under performing. Most indicators point to students' socio-economic background as the biggest indicator of academic achievement. However, a report by the nonprofit organization No Kid Hunger found that 73 percent of students come to school hungry. How is relevant to inner city students? Most inner city schools tend to be overcrowded so students, especially those in large schools, tend ...