Winning a Nobel Prize by Solving ‘1+1’

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By Owen Cheong (Math, Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Hello! This is Owen from The Edge. I am going to tell you that you can probably win a Nobel prize by ‘simply’ solving ‘1+1’. I know it sounds ridiculous, but it was extremely meaningful for Jingrun Chen, who made significant contributions to number theory. In […]

IB Business vs. IB Economics

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From the point of view of an IB alumnus who took both Business and Economics at Higher Level By Chris Li (Economics & Business tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Why IB Business? The IB Business syllabus includes the following units: 1) Business Organisation and Environment; 2) Human Resource Management; 3) Finance and Accounts; 4) Marketing; 5) […]

How to Argue: An Introduction to the “Toulmin Method”

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 By Jonathan Wilson (AP/IB History, English Literature and English Language tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Hi everyone. This is Jon again here at The Edge. When I sat down to write my latest blog, I asked myself: “What would be the one topic I could write about that would benefit the most number of students?” It […]

IGCSE Curriculum and Exam Changes

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By Karin Chun Taite (Head of Academics and English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Goodbye A*s? If anyone is confused about the recent changes to the IGCSE (International GCSE) curricula and grading systems, this exam wiki is a useful website for seeing collected information about the changes across all the main IGCSE exam boards. As […]

IB Biology and IB Chemistry Options

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By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and ESS tutor at The Edge Learning Center) IB Biology With the start of summer, many students are preparing to study their science option topic. For IB Biology there are four choices, (A) Neurobiology and Behaviour, (B) Biotechnology and Informatics, (C) Ecology and Conservation, and […]

New Course: IB Grammar Builder

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IB courses are challenging to most of the local students as they are heavy in English context. It is essential to have fairly good English language skills in order to get a good score in IB. That’s why we have designed a new Grammar Builder course to help mainly non-native speakers to bolster their English language skills by […]

Learning the Difference Between WHO and WHOM

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) 1) Technical breakdown of the difference between who and whom Subjects vs. objects 2) Not enough? Trick #1: Him/Her Substitution 3) Still not enough? “Whom” can never perform verbs At the risk of coming across as profoundly out of touch, I must admit that I […]

Implementing Strategy as an Education Company – Duc Luu

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The Edge’s Founder and CEO, Duc Luu, also the Chief Strategy Officer at RISE Education, has recently shared his insights on implementing a successful strategy as an Education Company in the Asia-Pacific region in Innovation Enterprise, the business media company. Read on to hear Duc sharing on the uniqueness about RISE Education’s strategy, the different approaches and challenges of […]

Study Together: Less Stress and More Fun

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Want to maximize your study efficiency? Bring your friend and study together with us. Make the revision less stress and more fun! Group Study discount: Group Study Courses apply to: Test Preparations (ACT/SAT/SSAT/TOEFL/IELTS) IB/AP/IGCSE/MYP available subjects: English, Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, History Call us at 2972 2555 (Causeway Bay) / 2783 7100 (Mong Kok) […]

Discussion on IB Psychology Command Terms

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By Sonali Khemka (English Literature, English Language, LNAT tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Your success in the IB Psychology examinations will depend mostly on your ability to recognize and fulfill the requirements of the question’s command terms. Some command terms deserve more attention and practice than others, especially those for the Extended Response Questions (ERQs.) Today, we […]