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Social media helps students learn scientific argumentation better

Social media helps students learn scientific argumentation better

Adults often bemoan the amount of time young people spend staring at a screen and browsing social media. But social media can not only be a way to teach students elements of the scientific process, those who took part in a program to learn scientific argumentation through social media learned the components of argumentation better than their peers who did not, a University of Kansas study has found.

Event of Ghadir Khumm

Event of Ghadir Khumm

Ten years after the migration (hijrah), the Messenger of Allah [peace and blessings be upon him and his Progeny] ordered to his close followers to call all the people in different places to join him in his last pilgrimage. On this pilgrimage he taught them how to perform the pilgrimage in a correct and unified form.

Making a mark in education

Making a mark in education

India’s large youth demographic is often touted as the country’s biggest (yet-to-be-realized) asset. But the insidious presence of learning disability in its classrooms is often overlooked. In fact, it was only as recently as last year that the Central Government’s Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act included Specific Learning Disability as one of the 21 new health conditions on its list for the very first time.

"Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day"

"Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day"

5th Shahrivar of the Iranian Calendar: is commemorated every year in the Islamic Republic as "Mohammad ibn Zakariya Raazi Day" and consequently "Pharmacology Day" in honour of this great Iranian-Islamic physician (854-925 AD) who was known as "Rhazes" to medieval Europe and who made fundamental and enduring contributions to various fields of medicine and related sciences, which he recorded in over 200 books and treatises

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