The promise of the "learn to code" movement

This week, educators, students and the public around the world are participating in Computer Science Education Week by organizing and leading one-hour coding tutorials.

Why it is (almost) impossible to teach creativity

Industry and educators are agreed: The world needs creativity. There is interest in the field, lots of urging but remarkably little action. Everyone is a bit scared of what to do next. On the question of creativity and ...

Does the mother know her child the best?

New research shows that mental problems affect the mother's judgement and that dad is just as good as mum at evaluating the child's scholastic and social skills. This is important to consider in e.g. parental rights cases, ...

Understanding how to teach 'intelligence'

More than ever, we need problem-solving skills to be able to adapt to our fast changing economies and societies. Researchers at the University of Luxembourg believe it is possible to teach these skills which are widely known ...

Pigeons use touch screens to solve challenging problems

(Phys.org) —Go to about any public square, and you see pigeons pecking at the ground, always in search of crumbs dropped by a passerby. While the pigeons' scavenging may seem random, new research by psychologists at the ...

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