Category Archives: EnglishLab

Benefits of hands-on learning

“I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand.” Confucius This quote mirrors the benefits of hands-on learning. Time and again, it has been proved that the hands-on learning environment provides students with a better understanding of any concept/topic/subject. Especially when it comes to science education, hands-on learning activities… Read More »

Hands-On Learning – The common foundation for education and learning

A common debate, in both academic and business circles, is about the value of formal business education compared to that of real-world experience. While there are both staunch supporters and detractors of B-school education, the positive value-add that work experience brings for any professional is well acknowledged by all. The significance of first-hand business experience… Read More »

Hands-On Learning – Making learning more fun and Effective

I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand – Chinese proverb Some time back, I was teaching my nephew a geometric problem based on cubes and cuboid. Though he is a fairly bright boy, he found it difficult to understand and solve the problem following his usual way… Read More »

Transform attitude towards education

In a society richly steeped in culture, traditions, heritage and multilingualism, we need to reflect on transforming the attitude towards education. The educational system must allow for the fact that there are different ways of knowing and learning styles, and impart learning accordingly, rather than focus merely on “knowing” and impose information. The focus should… Read More »