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 Genes are not destiny: Environment and education still matter when it comes to intelligence

Intelligence is about more than just biology. 

Recent research has suggested that academic performance, reading ability and IQ have a genetic basis. This reinforces the popular notion that intelligence and related cognitive capacities are somehow “in our genes”. 839 more words

NEWS

Old and New Learning - Some Key Dimensions

Key features of the school of the 21st century outlined … How close does learning in your school match the features on the right… and what are you doing to promote these dimensions?

Learning

What Drives Academic Success?

With school due to start in a few weeks, it is a most opportune time to reflect on what factors could help boost children’s academic success. 314 more words

How a Remedial Academic Program Changed My Life

I find it hard to believe that 30 years have passed since I first set foot on the campus of East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, PA.   1,248 more words

African Americans

DETERMINATION OF PREFERRED LEARNING STYLES OF ADULT LEARNERS AS A MEANS OF ENHANCING THEIR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ADULT LITERACY CENTRES IN ANAMBRA STATE

Author: Chieke Joseph Chukwutobe
Department: Adult Education
Affiliation: Nnamdi Azikiwe University

The purpose of this study was to determine the preferred learning styles of adult learners as a means of enhancing their academic performance in adult literacy centres in Anambra State. 197 more words

Faculty Of Education

Educational impact and school-based practice

So there’s this three-pronged approach to determining special education eligibility in the school system…

  1. A student exhibits a disability
  2. The disability adversely affects educational performance…
  3. 514 more words
Academic Performance

Brain Development and Adolescent Growth Spurts

Although the specific neurological pathway to more effective learning is obscure, there is little doubt that secondary school education takes place against a neurological background of massive change in the brains and bodies of teenagers. 24 more words

Learning