Short-term local predictions of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom using dynamic supervised machine learning algorithms

Overview Our primary objective was to develop data-driven machine-learning models for 1-, 2- and 3-week ahead predictions of growth rates in the COVID-19 cases (defined as 1-, 2- and 3-week…

Opinion: California’s COVID-19 School Closures Undermined Learning

Signs on a yard in Del Mar in 2021 during the pandemic. File photo by Emily Jennewein Whether California’s schools should remain open or be closed was a hot issue…

How teacher engagement and involvement help in holistic learning for children

Holistic learning is an extensive approach to teaching, where teachers seek to manage emotional, social, ethical, and academic needs of students in a coherent learning format. Importance is placed on…

Study challenges notion that REM sleep aids learning — ScienceDaily

Warm-blooded animal groups with higher body temperatures have lower amounts of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, while those with lower body temperatures have more REM sleep, according to new research…

Student experience in a digital age; how the cloud is enabling holistic learning experiences – FE News

University class and lecture attendance has fallen dramatically post-lockdown, and even those attending seem less engaged. As a result, many universities are concerned not only about the impact on academic…

Can ‘random noise’ unlock our learning potential? — ScienceDaily

Though many of us may seek a quiet place in which to study, ‘noise’ may play a key role in helping some people improve their learning potential. Edith Cowan University…

RNESU learning COVID lessons – Addison Independent

“(Equity is not) do all students have the same thing, but do all students have what they need to be successful?”— Superintendent Kristin Hubert BRANDON — During the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Enabling holistic learning, the ‘IB’ way

I was teaching undergraduate students of an American university in their India centre and also postgraduate students of an Indian institute. Teaching Indian and American students, often on the same…

Building a community of learning for women leaders in health emergencies

Women leaders face specific challenges working in health emergency response. A new Women in Leadership community of learning has been launched to help address these demands through peer learning, networking…

CRISPR, 10 Years On: Learning to Rewrite the Code of Life

Ten years ago this week, Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues published the results of a test-tube experiment on bacterial genes. When the study came out in the journal Science on…