Taking Lots of Math in High School: A Reflection

Lisa R. Parker

How should a world-class secondary-school education in mathematics be structured? Of course, that depends on who you ask. Many parents and students likely desire an applicable education – one which facilitates, among other outcomes, matriculation at a competitive 4-year college with the possibility for internships, or an education that permits […]

7 Major Factors to Consider During Language Translation

Lisa R. Parker

Translation is an important factor in bringing people and businesses across the world closer together. Etymologically speaking, “translation” refers to “bringing across” or “carrying across”. Thus, with the help of translation, one can break language barriers which often hamper effective communication. If a company, individual or organization wants to communicate […]

Vedic Mathematics Sutras

Lisa R. Parker

The latest research in Vedic Mathematics suggests that there are sixteen Sutras which have been expanded upon by an additional thirteen sub-Sutras or corollaries. A brief discussion on each of these is in order. The 16 Vedic Math Sutras 1. “Ekadhikena Purvena” (By one more than the previous one) The […]

Language Learning in the Global World

Lisa R. Parker

Today we live in the world of communication and networking, where the flow of human and financial capital goes beyond the state borders. What does that mean for individual? Increasing opportunities and increasing challenges – that’s the answer. Among the increasing challenges I would, firstly, mention need for foreign languages […]