Despite the major challenges lockdown-induced remote learning has presented, teachers, pupils and parents alike have reaped certain benefits. Can school learn from these changes?
Solving mathematical equations is only part of the job. Students should be spending more time thinking about the human dimensions of the problems they are trying to solve.
A love of mathematics could help sports stars solve problems on court.
Whether they’re in a classroom or online, students should be encouraged to move around. An expert on learning with technology explains why.
Games can help players practice important skills related to civics and public life, like communication, empathy and compassion, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
Research shows multiple social and cognitive benefits of playing video games.
As the pandemic drags on, uncertainty and fears about health and safety mix with confusion and challenges tied to re-opening society. You need flexibility when picking your coping strategies.
A global pandemic is anxiety-provoking for most people. But modifying the way you perceive the situation can set you up to deal with it more effectively.
From the biggest ‘wicked’ problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they’re good at this, but they aren’t. Here’s what could help.
Traditional customer service is struggling as consumers solve problems online and expect options in person.
The world is changing fast and education is not equipping children with the kind of minds they are going to need.
Distance education for teacher training has its problems. Improved support can address these issues - but some of it should come from students themselves.
New research suggests otters’ learning ability could help captive animals to thrive in the wild.
Here’s a guide to getting rid of “junk” apps and ensuring your kids develop healthy tech habits both in term time and during the school holidays
Teaching students skills such as creative thinking and problem solving will become part of the curriculum from 2017. But in order to assess these capabilities, teaching styles will have to change.
The role of an engineer has diversified over the years to be something more than just building structures. But that is yet to be reflected in the way we teach the engineers of the future.
To prepare teachers for the 21st century, we need to reform the way we assess children.
Problem solving requires so much brain power that there can be no room left for remembering simple rules.
New evidence shows going back to a problem after sleeping gives your brain a chance to process the information it needs to solve it.
As our definitions of what intelligence is change, it might become possible to teach it.