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Machine learning helps mathematicians make new connections

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For the first time, mathematicians have partnered with artificial intelligence to suggest and prove new mathematical theorems, according to University of Oxford.…

‘Active learning’ helps students learn better by engaging them physically

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Mention a college classroom, and most people picture a big hall packed with students listening to a professor lecture. It’s a tried-and-true way of teaching, but is it the best for student learning? Growing evidence has shown that techniques that get students to participate in the learning process — from answering clicker questions to working…

How Women Can Learn from Even Biased Feedback

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Gender bias often taints performance reviews, but applying three principles can help women gain meaningful insights, says Francesca Gino, according to Harvard Business School.…

Don’t let delta disrupt learning, expert says

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With the delta variant surging in the United States just as the school year begins, parents are wondering — and worried — about the threat to children. To address their fears, Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist and director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, answered questions from journalist…

Remote learning affected high schoolers’ social, emotional health

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According to University of Pennsylvania, research from Angela Duckworth and colleagues found that teenagers who attended school virtually fared worse than classmates who went in person, results that held even when accounting for variables like gender, race, and socioeconomic status.…