Online Gambling

The internet provides a virtual environment that worsens gambling addiction. Explanation Online gambling sites are accessible 24 hours a day, each day of the week whenever there is internet connectivity and without age restriction. It takes more effort to get to a casino and other “brick and mortar” venues. On the internet it becomes easy …

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High School Kindergarten

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair.* What If High School Were More Like Kindergarten? (5 Aug 2016). The Atlantic. I have a strange-looking, handmade bust of Yoda sitting atop my desk at school. I made this statue in a high-school art class because the teacher asked us to create a life-like bust of a human face. While moulding my …

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Going nuclear – Context and Future

'Nuclear energy should be banned.' How far can you support this position? [Introductory Statistic] The 2017 World Nuclear Industry report showed a phase out of the sector. The number of nuclear reactors under construction fell for the fourth consecutive year, declining from 68 in 2013 to 53 in 2017. EURACTIV report, Sep 2017. EURACTIV is an …

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Test… test…

Students Should Be Tested More, Not Less. (21 Jan 2014). The Atlantic. [Extracted] See also: Taking Tests Improves Memory. (14 Nov 2006). Live Science. Kent State University. How practice tests improve memory. (15 Oct 2010). Science Daily. Henry L. Roediger III, a cognitive psychologist at Washington University, studies how the brain stores, and later retrieves, …

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