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Next EducationJuly 19, 2014
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Social media at times proves to be a great help, especially for students. These days, students are using it nearly for all communication-related needs, right from staying connected with friends to discussing their homework.

Given this, some schools today also educate their students about social media etiquette and rules. Some educators say that interaction on social media is quite positive and schools can even have their dedicated Facebook pages for the students to communicate through.

Stu…


Next EducationJuly 19, 2014
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Since more parents are going to work nowadays, it is important for children to be more self-reliant than ever before. Parents are juggling their careers and kids, and the balance often tips. There are far fewer teaching sessions that parents can spare their kids at home.

Today’s tech savvy school-goers are fast learners; they also learn the same concepts that their parents learnt in tenth grade at a much earlier stage. So, it’s quite natural that parents find it tough to keep pace with th…


Next EducationJuly 19, 2014
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Education has a direct link with a country’s prosperity. Our large population must be leveraged to advantage. All countries with huge populations have made excellent use of this human resource to drive economic growth and improve the standard of living. This was possible  mainly through the achievement of high literacy rate.

Singapore exemplifies how education can transform a country. Although it has limited natural resources, Singapore boasts a high GDP, which is mainly due to education. …


Next EducationJuly 19, 2014

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Several lessons one can learn from games and there are various clues to improving the way to learn from games. We all know that children love games and certain formats involved in gaming, such as levels, incentives, iteration can be adopted into the way we learn about school subjects.

This video from Escapist Magazine sheds light on how some elements of schooling can be modified based on gaming to significantly improve learning for children. It talks about changing the grading system based on…


Next EducationJuly 18, 2014
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More and more institutes and organizations are shifting from familiar paper-based examination methods to computer-based testing (CBT). CBT does away with examination papers and manual evaluation. Instead, this process enables candidates to appear in a computer-based test, and special software is used to evaluate their answers. Computer-based tests can be administered on the internet, or in examination centers by using a number of computers connected to a central computer or server. In this way, …


Next EducationJuly 18, 2014
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With industrialization prevalent across the globe, we need to start telling our children the value of greenery in this concrete jungle. You can take this initiative by creating a small garden at your school.

You may be wondering ‘How to go about it? How will I do it?’ Well, there are many ways to do it. The following pointers will enlighten you:

Team up with parents

First, you can take suggestions and ideas from parents. This way, it will be easier for you to seek coope…


Sapna AgarwalJuly 18, 2014
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You may know what keeps students attentive and yearning for more learning in a classroom. However, dealing with autistic children is a whole new ballgame. Use the following pointers to create an autism-friendly environment in your classroom:

1. Put a system in place

Children with autism perform and grow well in a structured environment. Establish a routine and keep it as consistent as possible. It is better to maintain a proper routine and follow a structure while teaching…


Next EducationJuly 18, 2014
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India has a mammoth education system. The sheer size of India’s educational system presents a huge opportunity for information technology (IT). Schools are now looking at IT as a means to improve the quality of education in general and the quality of teaching in the institutions in particular. Education has changed from blackboard teaching to technology-enhanced pictorial teaching. Education is progressing toward interactive methods of teaching, with e-learning being a buzzword in today’s ed…


Next EducationJuly 18, 2014
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The Six Sigma methodology can be used to bring about excellence in the classroom. Teachers can be trained to be Six Sigma specialists. Quality techniques such as Six Sigma, KAIZEN, and CONNECT (Creating Opportunities, New Networks, Experiencing Collaboration Teaching) can come in handy for continuous improvement in classroom teaching. The effort is to find out what can be changed during content delivery and the environment within the classroom to make them more effective.

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Next EducationJuly 18, 2014
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Gone are the days when teachers used to say that a child comes to a teacher as a clean slate. Media exposure to the little mind is beyond words. Parents proudly say that their little one can play games on the mobile and the computer, and can use the paint brush, or draw on iPads or smart phones. “Techno toddlers,” thus, are more adapted to technology than educators or teachers. Thanks to the love of working parents to keep their child engaged in a meaningful activity as they think it to be. …