Walking School Bus

It’s feet—not wheels—that go round on this bus. Communities around the world continue to fall in step with the “walking school bus”—a group of children walking to and from school under the supervision of a “driver” and one or more “conductors” who are adults. While...

Making Mind Maps

In the 1960s, Tony Buzan, a British psychologist, had become interested with memory and learning. While he was studying psychology, English, mathematics, and science at the University of British Columbia, he noticed that some students who doodled on their study notes...

The Plus in Singapore Math

Singaporean students have consistently ranked the best in math based on the reports of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). One of the programs established by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement...