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To do a gap year or not do a gap year, that is the question

As the new 2020/21 academic year fast approaches, students, universities and parents are being forced to contemplate some hard choices. With higher education institutions gearing up a mixture of online

5 tips for remote learning

Frustrated parents, deprived students and digital disruption can make for a gloomy picture. The world is dealing with something unprecedented, not seen in generations. Whilst Hong Kong has the experience

Online simulations

How can we change elearning  from a reduced experience to an enriched experience? One of the biggest challenges in virtual math and science classrooms is figuring out a way to
Posted on May 29, 2020

The end of the SAT and ACT?

For decades, it almost seemed like a rite of passage. Yet could the world-renowned US college admission tests be on a road of decline? Many prospective applicants would have been

5 Ways to Learn Mathematics Effectively.

Mathematics is a subject that you must learn and cannot escape from. You may find it very attractive and interesting, but sometimes feel like it is a disaster and hate
Posted on May 20, 2020

Breaking down hemophilia (the “royal disease”) and its influence on the downfall of the Russian Romanov dynasty

It is widely known that many of the European royalty have a blood-clotting disorder called hemophilia, which gained itself a nickname, the “royal disease”. It has been considered as a
Posted on May 12, 2020

SOS COVID-19: exams, predicted grades and HK, UK, US Universities

Although the outbreak of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus has kicked people of their routines, life must go on. For many students in international schools across Hong Kong, this means
Posted on May 8, 2020

Everything about the IBDP Extended Essay: Your Summer Cheat Sheet (Save & Print This and Thank Me Later)

As this wild and wacky ‘school year’ finally comes to a blessed end, IBDP Coordinators have one last trick up their sleeves: The Extended Essay (EE).  That’s right, it’s time
Posted on May 8, 2020

5 Fun Facts of Mathematics

Maths is always regarded as a challenging and yet boring subject to a lot of students. As a mathematics teacher, of course, I will deny all these accusations. Indeed, a
Posted on May 5, 2020

Applying for an HK University? Speak, speak, speak!

Speaking is what makes human beings unique. Our communications skills are second to none and those that are able to communicate well, often find an increasing amount of doors open