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Irfhana Zakir Hussain is an undergraduate student in Computer Science and Engineering with Big Data Analytics. A lover of both STEM and humanities, she combines the two by writing analytical pieces on essential topics in education. In 2016, she was one of 15 students worldwide selected to speak at the inaugural TED-Ed Weekend. There, Irfhana navigated the complex issue of solving the effects of racism and intersectionality on educational opportunities.

Mind Mapping: How To Enhance Your Learning Ability Using Mind Maps

Mind Mapping: How To Enhance Your Learning Ability Using Mind Maps

Students are increasingly facing pressure to perform academically, perform well on standardized tests, prepare for university admissions, and enter competitive job markets. Owing to the dynamic nature of this all, students are now required to master new concepts quickly and...

September 17, 2020
4 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Your Child

4 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Your Child

if we want our children to thrive in this world, we need to teach them how to think.                                            ...

August 28, 2020
The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

When your child’s goal is to succeed in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers in the future, they might not pay a lot of attention to developing skills they associate with humanities. Like English Language skills. But who can...

August 6, 2020
The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

Science fiction has more benefits than you think. Here's what the literature purists don't want you to know about kids who read science fiction.

July 21, 2020
Approaching College Applications in a Post-COVID19 World

Approaching College Applications in a Post-COVID19 World

Eliminating the SAT or ACT requirement on college applications is getting popular. Since the University of California system’s decision, a number of Ivy League and other universities have followed. But, what does no SAT or ACT mean for the future...

July 15, 2020
5 Best SAT Prep Books: Choose the Best SAT Prep Book!

5 Best SAT Prep Books Recommended for SAT Prep

Trying to choose the best SAT prep book to study from? Look no further, here are 5 SAT prep books with practice test series that will help you ace the SAT.

July 10, 2020
The 15 Minute Reading Magic: Elevate your Child's Reading

The 15 Minute Reading Magic: Elevate your Child’s Reading

Reading for 15 minutes a day may be the differentiating factor between a successful student and a struggling student. But why 15 minutes? Shouldn’t any amount of reading each day be enough? Before we can answer this question, we need...

July 10, 2020
Figurative Language: Easily Enhance Your Writing

How to Use Figurative Language to Enhance Your Writing

Figurative language is a form of language which is more dramatic and visual than a direct statement in everyday language. It enables you to capture your reader’s attention Figurative language employs the use of metaphors, similes, and personification to help you...

June 29, 2020

Quarantine Booklist 2020: The Best Books to Read With Your Kids This Summer

Ready for a quarantine booklist for your family book club this summer? With online classes for school ending all around the country soon, parents are worried about how they will manage to keep their kids entertained and engaged in healthy...

June 25, 2020