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Any article that discusses topics related to intellectualism: science, philosophy, ethics, mathematics, rhetoric, languages, debating, economics, psychology and politics.

Homeschooling in Australia

When I tell people that I am working on a business that promotes and supports homeschooling one of the first questions people ask me is how many children are homeschooled in Australia.  Typically I can immediately bring up statistics for … Continue reading

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Making Trigonometry Interesting

Trigonometry is a branch of geometry; one of the major fields in mathematics.  The name literally means, “the measuring of triangles” (from Greek trigōnon “triangle” + metron “measure”).  As a child in school, I had a hard time understanding why … Continue reading

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The Future of Learning

Apologies for the lack of new content.  I have been a busy working behind the scenes whenever I have had the time available.  I will return to regular content updates soon.  In the meantime, here is an interesting video about … Continue reading

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Iconic Australian Animals

How well do you know your native animals?  I studied biology at university and actually had the nickname “bio-boy” in high school because of my passion for the subject.  However, I was embarrassed recently when I discovered I could not … Continue reading

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RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms

This is a thought-provoking video.  I agree with much of what Ken Robinson says, however, from an economic point of view governments have limited incentives to change or improve the education system.  In fact, I would argue that the problems … Continue reading

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