Math lessons go beyond numbers

Source: The Peninsula Qatar Is Seattle really teaching that “math is racist”? Why did parents start to see ideas for math lessons that go far beyond numbers and into questions of identity? These and other questions erupted on Twitter, shortly after Seattle Public Schools released a draft of [...]

October 16th, 2019|

Sherborne Qatar pupils galvanise audience at choir music event

Music has an international language and it can give messages in a positive way. The power of music is something to be reckoned with especially nowadays when different cultures come together for events more frequently than ever before. The positive side of music and talent of young singers was recently [...]

October 10th, 2019|

Eighty faculty and students from the University of Calgary in Qatar are medical volunteers at 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) is supplying 16 Canadian instructors and 64 nursing students to work as medical volunteers at this week’s Doha’s 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships. The University of Calgary in Qatar is the country’s only Canadian university and Qatar’s sole provider of Bachelor and Master [...]

September 29th, 2019|

Classes without textbooks? More colleges giving it a try.

When Natalie Flynn surveyed students in her Temple University intro to physical geology classes, she found half weren’t buying the textbook she used. Many couldn’t afford it. “We were developing a very, very uneven playing field in the classroom,” she said. That’s when Flynn decided to phase out print textbooks [...]

September 24th, 2019|