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2016.0528

The More Fit You Are, the Higher Score You'll Get

The research team of NTNU discovered that the more fit a junior school student are, the higher score he'll get at the high school entrance exam. In Chinese society, there’s a saying called “those who are good at physics are simple minded”. Many agree that exercise aren’t helpful at all to improving their child’s academic performances or worse, negative impact. That’s why Asian parents aren’t positive about encouraging their child to exercise and school administrations often cut short the time of PE classes. However, things have changed recently. The government has been promoting the benefit of regular exercise, which will bring a fitter, healthier body. The countless benefit of exercise is becoming known by the public. In fact, a research shows that the more fit a high school student are, the higher score he'll get at the high school entrance exam.
2016.0409

NTU Triangle Alliance Waves to Top Oversea students

With so many universities in Taiwan, some schools are facing losing students because the trend of fewer children and some schools are recruiting oversea students. Last year, National Taiwan University started to recruit oversea students single-handedly and moved ahead the schedule, and they saw a nice outcome. Now NTU is going to team up with National Taiwan Normal University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Tamkang University, Chung Yuan Christian University and Chinese Culture University to welcome South East students.
2016.0115

Myth Breaker: Left Brain for Language Learning

Reading, writing and arithmetic are three basic skills required in course throughout the world. Different language systems look different when to read, write and calculate, but when people use different languages, will the brain functions differently?
2016.0108

Augmented Reality Integrated to Science Education

DNA, nanotubes, polar molecules, these are vocabularies seen on textbooks, but do you know how they look like? National Taiwan Normal University and Wan Fang Senior High School have been collaborating for 5 years for the Augmented Reality (AR) technology that high school students can use in class. These remote, complicated words can be shown in tablets or phones, all they have to do is download the app and they can see the 3-dimension image with information added, making learning fun.
2015.1230

Big Deta Helps Picking the Right Level of Books

Every teachers and parents hope kids can enjoy reading, but sometimes they just can’t digest the context and put the books aside. It’s likely that the books are too hard for the child to understand. Prof. Sung Yao Ting developed a SmartReading system that tells you the difficulty of the book automatically and you can know the reading comprehension level of a student in short time. The system has been taken into application by 30 junior and elementary schools and has been introduced to Hong Kong and Indonesia.