Do computers solve education problems?

The New York Times has been running articles examining the effectiveness of what people call e-learning in US schools. In a nutshell, they have found little or no evidence that it boosts students’ grades, despite a widespread belief by schools that it does. Schools it appears invest in expensive digital learning aids in the hope that […]

It’s official – music helps pregnancy!

  Mum’s- to- be who listen to relaxing music and sounds of nature are less likely to feel stressed about their pregnancy a study has shown recently. Scientists split pregnant women into two groups with one group being asked to listen to lullabies, classical music and “New Age” type music every day for two weeks […]