Change Happens

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Unbelievable as it may seem, America starts a new Chapter. In one of the most inspiring speeches Obama said: “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions […]

LinkLog: Japanese Envy India’s Schools

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I was surprised to see this article in today’s New York Times. Newspapers carry reports of Indian children memorizing multiplication tables far beyond nine times nine, the standard for young elementary students in Japan. I do recall even about 40 years ago, we were encouraged to memorize multiplication tables up to 20 times 20 (though […]