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Next EducationMay 18, 2018
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Computer science as a subject has found a regular slot in school timetables over the last two decades. However, compared to the traditional subjects computer technology education is still at a nascent stage. Though the market is flooded with publications dealing with computer technology and allied fields, it is an onerous task to identify ones with quality content.

Most of the millennial students are digital natives, for they are familiar with technolog…


Next EducationMay 17, 2018
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Environmental education should be included in the curriculum to supplement textbook learning and impart practical knowledge about their surroundings to students. Exposure to outdoor activities helps them to be close to nature, thereby enhancing creativity and retention capabilities of the children.

How can environmental classes be conducted?

Environmental education gives learners an opportunity to understand the relationship between nature and the human system and recognise the impact…


Next EducationMay 14, 2018
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The old and traditional way of learning focuses mostly on memorizing and rote learning.  According to the Encarta Dictionary, to learn is to acquire knowledge or skills, while to memorize is to commit something to memory. Our memory includes the maintenance of internal mental records preserved by the brain that gives us instant access to our personal past, facts, skills, and ideas that we have cultivated. However, learning means to modify the stored inputs of the…


Next EducationMay 2, 2018
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‘Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders.’ While some children are blessed with innate leadership qualities, others require more effort and time to develop them. Being a good leader does not only mean leading a team, but also exhibiting self-confidence, good communication skills and the ability to strategise. Teachers and parents need to encourage and nurture children to develop their leadership skills.

Interactive activities play a crucial role in developing leadership skills. These …


Next EducationMay 2, 2018
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A school is an institution designed to provide a learning platform for students. Schools play a crucial role in the life of children, and hence, are the best places to implement important training programmes such as self-defense. Self-defense classes should be made mandatory for all schools in India so that students are trained to be self-reliant and adequately prepared to ward off any sudden attack. Students should begin training from an early age of six to fourteen as their bodies are supple a…


Next EducationApril 24, 2018
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Examinations are often the main cause of stress for most students. However, stress can be managed when you start working on yourself and your habits. Here are 10 tips to overcome examination stress.

1.Prepare ahead of time for the test

A lot of stress is caused when you cram in the last minute before the exams. This can be easily avoided if you prepare ahead of time for examinations. You can achieve this by creating a doable weekly schedule for studying. When you mana…


Next EducationMarch 30, 2018

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced a re-examination for Class 10 Maths and Class 12 Economics after discovering that the papers have been leaked.  It has led to a sudden uprising among the students. CBSE is yet to announce the fresh dates of the examinations. A complaint has been lodged against a coaching institute in Rajinder Nagar, Delhi which is suspected to be the lead source of the paper leak.


Next EducationMarch 14, 2018

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CBSE Discontinues Certain Electives for Classes 9 and 11; Makes Other Changes

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made a major move by removing certain elective subjects from the class 9 and class 11 curricula from the academic year 2018-2019.

On March 9, 2018, the CBSE sent a notification to all its affiliated schools stating that it will discontinue 3 subjects for Class 9:


Next EducationMarch 14, 2018

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IIT-JEE to follow GATE format in 2018

The IIT-JEE (Advanced) 2018 examination is all set to follow the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) format and for the first time, it will be computer based.

Presently, the GATE’s online examination papers have some questions for which numerical answers must be keyed in by the examinee using the virtual keypad. The reminder o…