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Next EducationFebruary 27, 2015
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Gone are the days when extracurricular activities at schools only meant dance, music and painting. Even as certain schools have geared up to make their students more artistically inclined to art forms such as these, extracurricular activities have gone hi-tech in a few other schools these days. Students now want to create robots and make them dance to their tunes right in their classrooms!

Robotics is no more restricted to defense and science labs. They are no more a spectacle you see only in…


Team NextEducationFebruary 12, 2015
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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education signifies the curriculum based on these four disciplines. In the global education landscape, STEM-based learning is steadily gaining prevalence. Even in India, many schools have started considering this academic discipline while formulating curriculum of their K-12 segment, the reasons being developing students’ interest in


Team NextEducationFebruary 9, 2015
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Dealing with a host of operational data is one of the major challenges to today’s schools, irrespective of their sizes. Besides, the cumbersome tasks of catering to all its stakeholders and handling various functions, including payroll, transports, inventory, and others, makes day-to-day school management more complicated than ever. Enterprise Resource Planning, ERP, is a panacea for all such problems.

School ERP pro…


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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A dilemma that students often face while writing an exam paper is the sequence to be followed to answer all questions–-should they just take up questions one by one in the order they appear or read the question paper first and decide which ones to attempt first (obviously, the ones to which they know the answers well)?

It is quite natural to be confused, especially with conflicting advice coming in from various people. The answer depends on you, and on how well prepared you are and how conf…


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Music is an essential ingredient that not only relaxes the soul, mind, and body but also helps in education.

There are umpteen numbers of reasons to introduce music programs in the curriculum or a child’s learning process. The following are some reasons:

Away from the popular belief

The one thing that we all need to understand is that putting students in the musical class does not affect their test scores. Research has revealed that including choir or band into the da…


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Sometimes parents tend to lose their control especially if the question is explaining your teenage child. Teenagers often backfire especially when in spite of being a grown-up are treated like a child. Read further to know how to handle such situations easy:

Talk to them as adults

The first thing is to talk to them as adults. Do not treat them like children anymore; you will see that communication becomes extremely easy. Teenagers usually feel agitated when they feel they …


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

You can follow a plethora of ways to assess if your child’s development in terms of executive skills is as per his/her age.

Does your child meet general expectations?

The first way is to know whether your child is meeting general expectations at the school. Many children not only excel in their academic by getting good grades but also properly manage their all responsibilities, including doing homework and other co-curricular activitie…


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Are you looking for some smart ways to improve your vocabulary? No matter whether you want to improve your vocabulary for your personal growth or the upcoming exam, the key thing required is your undivided attention and unyielding commitment to the purpose.

The following tips can be a guiding beacon for you in your effort to broaden your vocabulary.

  • Read voraciously: Be a voracious reader; it will really work in improving your vocabulary. The more you read, the be…

Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Conceptual learning, also known as concept learning, refers to a learning method through which, students are trained to classify and organize information according to their mental logical structures. This method puts equal emphasis on the construction and acquisition of knowledge.

The construction of knowledge enables a student to depend on what is familiar to him/her or what he/she has experienced to comprehend any other subject matter. On the other hand, the acquisition of knowledge enables…


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

Right from the time you enter the classroom and the time you leave the school building, students tend to observe you and emulate you wittingly or unwittingly. So, you have to look out for a few mistakes that you must avoid in order to be a model for them:

Having a negative vibe: When teachers get grumpy and give out stern directions, it puts students off. Even an ominous tone can be considered as threatening in the class.

On the contrar…