March 3, 2017March 3, 2017


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 has broadened and developed, making itself adept at meeting such a challenge. Recent trends have witnessed innovat…

March 1, 2017March 1, 2017


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, incomplete homework and inattentiveness are typical of children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), which unfortunately results in scoldi…

August 13, 2016August 13, 2016


In yet another attempt to make quality  education accessible to students, not just within the classroom, but also at home, Next Education has acqui-hired Xolvr, an online one-to-one learning solution provider for high school students.


The Gurugram-based company was started in February 2016 by Aamir Mojeeb and Mohammed Aqib, alumni of IIT Delhi and IIT Roorkee, respectively. The motive behind founding this edutech enterprise was to bridge the gap between students aspiring to get int…

July 18, 2014July 18, 2014


India has a mammoth education system. The sheer size of India’s educational system presents a huge opportunity for information technology (IT). Schools are now looking at IT as a means to improve the quality of education in general and the quality of teaching in the institutions in particular. Education has changed from blackboard teaching to technology-enhanced pictorial teaching. Education is progressing toward interactive methods of teaching, with e-learning being a buzzword in today’s ed…