Category Archives: Digital Education

eLearning will help achieve education for all

These days, information technology and eLearning methodologies are playing a key role in taking education to the masses. eLearning can overcome geographical barriers easily, since it offers an anytime-and-anywhere-learning facility. This eliminates the need to be physically present to attend a class, thereby obviating the need to travel. Therefore, this method helps in saving time… Read More »

Facing the know-all generation

Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra “Ma’am, please tell us something new! This is already in the book,” such a statement may be anticipated from a student during any subject-related interactions in today’s classrooms. To the surprise of many, ‘Walls’ and ‘Friend Requests’ have now become more popular than ‘HELLO’ or Hi’. Are we on the same page?… Read More »

Is digital learning a game changer in the Indian education sector?

Digital learning is fast becoming a game changer in schools all across India. Once it becomes the norm in schools, India will surely not lag in any student assessment programs but will lead ahead. In today’s competitive world, rote learning without in-depth understanding doesn’t work any more. For example, rote learning only works with standard… Read More »

Transition to digital education is not an overnight process

The transition from the traditional chalk-and-talk method to digital education has begun in India. However, we still have a long way to go. Undoubtedly, this transformation does happen overnight; not even over months. Instead, it will take several years and a lot of concerted, dedicated and sincere effort to realize the full potential of digital… Read More »

Impact of technology on education in developing countries

In the past 50 years, education has seen lots of advancements in terms of technological assistance. Just 20 years back, computers were nowhere to be seen in classes. However today, this device owns a place of pride in nearly every household and school. With just a computer and an internet connection, one can reach out to every… Read More »

Is digital education replacing or re-placing teachers?

Technology is not only transforming the face of education but also the roles of students and teachers. With the changing environment in schools, we look forward to a higher and better understanding among learners. In fact, technology-based education is expected to re-place (not replace) the role of teachers soon. It is true that digital learning… Read More »

Advantage of ICT in classrooms

Digital technology has a huge potential to improve the classroom-based learning process. Indeed, technology-based education has transformed the way subjects like Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, and English are taught in the classroom. Further, it has made the teaching-learning process interactive, interesting, and engaging. Now, teachers can teach more efficiently and effectively by using various digital teaching tools. One such example is virtual… Read More »

Challenges of implementing technology in schools

The 21st century continues to change faster than we can imagine. The immersive media have created learning communities that communicate and collaborate across the globe. The world has become highly interconnected and complex. The internet, with its enormous learning resources, feeds people’s hunger for knowledge. What remains to be checked is – “Can we use… Read More »

The evolution of learning

Over the years, learning has evolved to help people understand better and remember longer. The following are various steps of learning evolution. Learning by hearing: Ancient India had the Gurukul system, where lessons were spoken by the Guru and students learned by listening. Learning by seeing, hearing, and doing: In the traditional setting, schools use… Read More »