Nidhal Guessoum

Nidhal Guessoum holds the Sheikha Nama Majid Al Qassimi Endowed Chair in Education Across Disciplines at the American University of Sharjah, UAE. Twitter: @NidhalGuessoum


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Nurturing curiosity is key to success in science education

As we all know, children ask many questions about the world and everything around us: Why is it raining? Why is the sea salty? Why is the moon up in the sky sometimes during daytime? How do planes fly without flapping their wings?

August 24, 2023

Safeguarding our future from dystopian ‘metaverse’

A few weeks ago, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, announced that he was changing his company’s name to Meta. The move was to boldly point to the future as he envisions it, a “metaverse,” instead of just social media “platforms,” as Facebook and Instagram are.

December 06, 2021