Appreciate it while it lasts, because it won’t last long, say those who agree.
Do Re Mi Day is celebrated on 24 June and our resident musical expert K. Nagahashi would like to remind everyone that there’s no better time to obtain perfect pitch than the present.
”Make your parents cry” may not have been the assignment, but it was definitely the result of this important lesson.
Vocaloid pioneer to be featured in high school music text going into use next year.
This month Osaka Prefectural Police pressed charges against a 16-year-old boy for a first-of-its-kind cyber attack in Japan.
Explanation of what kind of person would love the job subtly tells readers that a lot of people would absolutely hate it.
Everyone in Japan has been talking about the character, and now her owners are too.
Internet users offer counterpoints that suggest disgruntled high school student may, in fact, not know everything.
Labels the country’s schools as stifling “salaryman training facilities.”
Some universities try to recruit students by telling them about all the fun they’ll have there, but not this Tokyo institute of higher learning.
Impressed with Japan’s ability to quickly rebuild after the Second World War, some educators in Iraq are looking to instill similar values in their own youth.
Daigo Umehara may be famous for playing video game Street Fighter as Evil Ryu, but he just did a very good deed.
If a notebook costs 100 yen, 20 yen cheaper than a pencil case, then how much is an eraser?
From fashion to extracurricular activities, the lives of an American colleges students are an ocean apart from their counterparts in Japan.
Multiple choice tests were already annoying enough; let’s see the Scantron machine scan this answer sheet.
When a fight broke out between the students of an Aichi elementary school class, their homeroom teacher tried to defuse the situation by imparting some wisdom. You see, kids, “naked men don’t make money, but naked women do…”
Students who add and multiply with the numbers in the ‘wrong’ order are getting their answers marked as incorrect? Japanese net users weigh in.
Now in its third year of testing, the artificial intelligence just earned its best mock entrance exam score yet.
Most schools expect their students to attend classes punctually and students are commonly penalized when they fail to do so. At a certain school in China, a teacher used to punish his students by making them write English sentences when they were late for class, until he came across the “most complicated” Chinese character, which now has become an effective measure in keeping his students on the ball where punctuality is concerned.
If you’ve ever faced such a punishment and felt that writing “I will not be late for class again” over and over again was a dreadful experience, try writing this!
Education is always one of the number one topics of conversation among citizens. People want to know that their child is given the best education that they can get, and they will pick up and move to a new neighborhood just so their kids can be in a better school.
But just how do you determine what the best school is? A strong case can be made for Aiwa Elementary School in Tokyo as the best elementary school in all of Japan, and we are going to give you three reasons why: Minecraft, edible gardens, and iPads.