January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY EDUCATION IS ALL ABOUT CREATING THE RIGHT BALANCE OF TECHNOLOGICAL AND NON-TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCES FOR THE BENEFIT OF STUDENTS. THE RIGHT EDUCATION IS A COMBINATION OF DIGITAL RESOURCES AND ANALOGUE TOOLS.

 

Advancements and Approaches in the Development of Textbooks:

In this day and age when we can hail a cab, order food, watch movies and read books, all on our mobile phones, we can safely assume that we have finally reached the peak of…


January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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A MOOC IS A FREE ONLINE COURSE OFFERED FOR AN UNLIMITED NUMBER OF PEOPLE

 

Lack of adequate focus on student-centric teaching practices in teacher-training programs is often regarded as the prime reason for the poor quality of education in India. Teachers are expected to teach students of the present generation, who are well versed in technology from a very early age, with very little or absolutely no training in technology. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) can address this …


January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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A DAY AT A PRESCHOOL IS A SPECIAL INTERPLAY BETWEEN A TEACHER AND A CHILD. THIS INTERPLAY MAKES A DAY QUITE MEANINGFUL FOR EACH CHILD AT A PRESCHOOL, AND A PRESCHOOL TEACHER IS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND IT.

 

We always look forward to special moments in life. For example, birthdays and celebrations, the day we will get married, the day when a child will be born, the moments that will be rewarded, etc.

 

These moments always remain special to us. But, there are other m…


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5min110

A brave new world is beckoning present generation learners. In this equal-opportunity world, anyone can aspire to reach for the moon. Needless to say, the moon is certainly not the limit to one’s ambitions either. The rulebook is changing too; branding students using the age-old method as good, bad and average is no longer the norm today.

 

It is heartening to see that the world is remodeling itself to accommodate different voices and aspirations. However, thriving in this ever chan…


January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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IN MANY WAYS, SELF-LEARNING SEEMS TO BE THE MOST ORGANIC AND OBVIOUS WAY OF LEARNING. HOW ELSE DO INDIVIDUALS LEARN IF THERE IS NO SELF-INITIATIVE, SELF-DISCOVERY AND SELF-EVALUATION?

 

Education has an ennobling and lofty purpose to serve in shaping human minds. Thus, it is not just about completion of a certain number of years in a formal or informal schooling to acquire a degree good enough to get a job. Rather, the true purpose of education is to acquaint students with thei…


January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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14min100

IT IS IMPORTANT TO CORRECT THESE MISCONCEPTIONS OF SELF-LEARNING, SO THAT TODAY’S LEARNERS CAN MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS AND ASPIRATIONS WITH PERSONALISED LEARNING STYLES.

 

The increasingly globalised labour market demands modern learners to be actively involved in the learning process by developing their own ability to learn. It allows them to identify, plan and implement their activities according to their own learning objectives. According to Maryellen Weimer in Learner-Centre…


January 8, 2019January 8, 2019
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5min160

WITH THE ADVANCEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY, THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION HAS BECOME IMPERATIVE. COMPUTERS NOT ONLY HELP STUDENTS ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGE VIA KINAESTHETIC LEARNING BUT ALSO DEVELOP THEIR CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS.

 

BENEFITS OF TECH-MEDIATED EDUCATION

Technology-based education has a multi-disciplinary approach and facilitates understanding of concepts via activity-based and hands-on learning, thereby stimulating creativity in young students. Students a…