Parents are always looking for opportunities to broaden the minds of their children by introducing them to new and stimulating ideas and skills. One particularly amazing source of knowledge, ideas and learning, where your children can pick up new skills and hone their existing strengths, is… The internet. However broad and impenetrable it may appear for its novice users, the... Read more »
Full name: Ananya Rao-Middleton
Biracial British-Indian graduate of History and Anthropology who relishes the social sciences, anthropology, history, colonial, post-colonial and subaltern studies, politics, gender studies and South Asian studies.
This is a continuation from my previous study skills post on how to reference. Here, I will detail four of the main referencing systems used in UK universities across various disciplines: Harvard, APA, MLA and MHRA. Note: Since each referencing system is expansive and covers not only citations, references, footnotes and endnotes, but also document... Read more »
For many students, one of the most difficult elements of transitioning from secondary/high school to university is learning how to reference. Unless you’ve taken the IB, chances are, you may not have been taught how to reference until you start university. This is a travesty in itself! Referencing is a fundamental skill necessary to write academic papers,... Read more »
Hi all, it’s been a while since I’ve revisited this topic, but I’ve been receiving hundreds of comments on the original post entitled “How to cope with exam failure” since it was published a few years ago, and I feel like it’s necessary and important to revisit this painful and sensitive topic. Many of you, like... Read more »
Privacy? What privacy? As many of you know, we live in a country where our government is rather… “Surveillance-happy” (the UK and US both), and its power to spy on us is ever increasing. Trends of increasing surveillance is worrisome, especially if you have children who are active online. So, what can we do to retain... Read more »