Category Archives: Perspectives

The trouble with traditions

By CLAIRE LAW STAFF WRITER     Making tamales with grandma every Christmas has become an obstacle for social progress. Here is  why…   Traditions and beliefs often illustrate the stories of a family, teaching children where their family came from or give them insights into their cultural or religious history. For example, giving children red envelopes on Chinese New Year is

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Science education: hands-on learning versus textbook learning

BY GARY LEE STAFF WRITER   “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it,”  ―Albert Einstein.    It is widely understood that science is often taught through a textbook. This traditional teaching method focuses on the informational aspects of science and has been active in the modern curriculum for decades. However, as time passes, more

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