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10 Traits That Separate Book Smart People From Genuinely Intelligent People

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

Intelligence is different from learning. Just because someone is not particularly book smart doesn’t mean they are of lower intelligence. What is book smart? Book smart generally means someone who has had a good education or has chosen to learn independently through educational activities such as reading, documentaries, and courses. Usually, someone who is book [...]

This Is the Secret to Raising Smart Kids, According to a 45-Year Study

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Education, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

All parents want to raise smart kids. You must have heard their comments on how their children performed on tests. Their chatter is non-stop. All parents have the futures of their little ones in mind, so they do all they can to give them the physical and mental stimulation they need. But do they have [...]

5 Signs the Modern Education System Will Not Change This World

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Does the modern education system has the potential to change the world as we know it? Let’s find out. Many nations across the world have embraced the importance of the education system. However, little progress has been made to improve it. The lack of progress results from the lack of vision or awareness of the [...]

Ways Society Is Getting Dumber and Dumber (and What We Can Do about It)

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

We often think that as a society we are getting dumber and dumber. While the subject is controversial, there is some evidence that it’s true. A recent research study suggests that IQ levels are going down. The study is controversial because of the difficulty of finding samples of IQ levels from people of different eras. However, the team [...]

Early Childhood Education: Why the Early Bird Gets (to Be) the Book Worm

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Why is early childhood education important? The “gap years” where the child is patiently waiting to start school is vital in their early development. Every state has a different compulsory age for children starting school. The median age is generally around the ages of 5 and 6, though some states have a minimum requirement of [...]

7 Ways the System Creates New Generations of Stupid Kids

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

It’s said that school is a microcosm of society. A society that elevates stupidity will have a school system that creates stupid kids. School should prepare adults for entry into adult society. And that’s precisely what it does. The school system as we know it in the West prepares children for survival in the society [...]

5 Stupid Things Society Wants You to Do

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Our society considers certain things to be normal, but who decided what makes a normal life? Learn how you can ignore these stupid things and live a life that truly fulfills you. Society expects us to toe the line, conform and behave like everyone else. After all, sheep are easier to control than wild animals, right? [...]

5 Reasons Japanese School System Is Thriving While the American One Is Failing

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Why is the Japanese school system thriving while the Western education system is failing? There are some stark differences between the American education system and those across the water, but have you ever thought about what those differences truly are? The Japanese school system, for example, is particularly fascinating, as there are a number of [...]

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