Category Archives: NextEducation

Environmental Classes – Education Beyond Textbook Learning

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… Read More »

Acquiring Skill Is More Important Than Memorizing

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… Read More »

Interactive Activities Develop Students’ Leadership Skills

‘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… Read More »

Self-defense classes should be made mandatory in schools

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… Read More »

Next Education in Collaboration with IITBombayX Offers Free MOOCs

Next Education has collaborated with IITBombayX, the eXtended online educational services from IIT Bombay,  to offer free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on ‘Pedagogy for effective use of ICT for school teachers’ and ‘Pedagogy for effective use of ICT for Computer Science school teachers’. We are inviting applications for the courses. (hyperlink). Those securing a… Read More »

International Women’s Day Celebrations at Next Education

Next Education marked International Women’s Day with an event to highlight the importance of women’s health. The event was held post-lunch, during which several women-centric activities were organised. Men on Women’s Day Doing their bit, the male employees greeted  all women employees of Next Education with yellow roses in the morning.  They also wore badges… Read More »

Defining New-Age Play in Education—Gamification, Game-based Learning and Game Design

Learning through a medium that both educates and entertains is called edutainment. Here, the aim is to make the learning process fun, thereby creating a positive experience. Research states that positive learning helps in better retention of concepts. Besides ensuring complete comprehension, keeping the students motivated and engaged is another challenge a teacher faces. Edutainment… Read More »

5 Ways to Tackle ADHD in the Classroom and Beyond

Many a time, teachers have had to deal with students who are preoccupied with other things while the class is going on or are bubbling with enthusiasm, which is mostly misdirected. This not only hampers the development of that particular child, but also affects the concentration of others in the class. Poor performance, mischievous behaviour,… Read More »