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Next EducationDecember 24, 2015


Learning through online videos is a very enjoyable experience. Video lectures are one of the smart tools for delivering the course content in the modern-day classroom scenario. The instructor selects the best content delivery method during the process of creating an extensive educational method in the course design phase.

The major benefits of an online educational video include its accessibility to different audiences such as the international students community, academicians, and working pr…

Next EducationDecember 9, 2015


The education system today is leaving no stone upturned to tap the enormous potential of mobile devices in educating new-age learners, who are given to the convenience of technology for practically everything, from connecting with people, to booking tickets, finding places, searching information, and what not! There’s just no end to the list of things one can do with a mobile device. To put it another way, the world today is a click away!

A major percentage of the users of mobile technology…

Next EducationDecember 8, 2015


An activity that is done for enjoyment without thinking about the end result could be called play. For generations there is a current of thought that while play is fun, it is also a waste of time that could be spent more productively doing something useful, or gainful, for that matter.

Childhood is the time when kids have countless opportunities for play. A child is the happiest when s/he is engrossed in play that can happen in different forms, such as imitating the family members, playing wi…

Next EducationDecember 5, 2015


Did you know that the use of illustrations in schoolbooks dates back to the 17th Century? The Orbis Pictus by Comenius is the first schoolbook to have had illustrations.

Pictures, as we know, our first order symbols that represent familiar and concrete experiences. Words are second-order symbols that are abstract. Hence pictures are easily identifiable for young learners. The juxtaposition of pictures with words makes the words more accessible or comprehensible, thus helping young lear…

Next EducationOctober 29, 2015



The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed.

Students view short video lectures of their lessons at home before the class session. The in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects or discussions. The  pre recorded lecture could be a podcast or any other audio format. ‘The videos can be accessed and viewed so easily today that the flipped model has come to be identified with online audio or …

Next EducationOctober 26, 2015



“What did I just see?”

It was December, 2009. I finished attending a seminar on soft skills at an institute on a Sunday afternoon. While leaving the hall, I was thinking about a presentation I was told to give in class the next day. I was about to take the stairs to the parking lot when I overheard two people talking about a seminar on memory training that was supposed to start in the same hall in a few minutes. I was hesitant to spend time on another seminar. B…

Next EducationAugust 10, 2015


Let’s Bow to the Greatest Mathematician Ever – Our Very Own Mother Nature

Euclid, a Greek mathematician, once said, “The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.” Indeed, we are surrounded by mathematics. Although we hardly notice, it is true that mathematics is present in its various forms in and around our lives. Look closely at the beauty of a flower, the grandeur of a tree, and even the stony surface of a rock, you will notice the presence of maths.

Next EducationApril 22, 2015


‘Digital classrooms’ refer to the classrooms wherein conventional teaching is aided by technology-based learning. The popularity of these classrooms is growing fast in schools across India. A large number of private schools have already made the switch, either fully or partially, by adopting the digital classroom system. However, a huge majority is yet to make the change. The number of schools is so huge that the segment is expected to grow at a rate of almost 100 per cent per annum over the…

Next EducationApril 21, 2015


Virtual classrooms have already gained ground in the Indian education sector. Thanks to the ‘Digital India’ initiative taken by the incumbent government, these new-age classrooms are expected to take a new leap in terms of their expansion and popularity. Benefits associated with these classrooms are the driving force behind their growing popularity across the country. These benefits are not only enabling students to enhance their learning experience but also equipping teachers with new-age teach…

Next EducationApril 10, 2015


The introduction of information technology in education is a boon to students as well as teachers, since it has brought an improvement in the overall efficiency of the system. Technology helps in increasing younger generation’s interest in what is being taught in the classroom. It also unlocks their creativity in a better way. This is especially important in the era of the Internet, when everything is just a  click away. Today’s students are tuned to make the best use of technology and ther…