Category Archives: NextLab

STEM education: Unlocking enormous opportunities for today’s generation

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education signifies the curriculum based on these four disciplines. In the global education landscape, STEM-based learning is steadily gaining prevalence. Even in India, many schools have started considering this academic discipline while formulating curriculum of their K-12 segment, the reasons being developing students’ interest in technology-based learning and encouraging… Read More »

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 »

Learning with building blocks: A new perspective to today’s education

  Most people—irrespective of their ages—love playing with building blocks. Indeed, the attraction of this bright-colored toy is irresistible. However, the use of building blocks is now not only confined to the realm of game. These days, they are increasingly being used in the teaching/learning purposes. Teachers, across the world, are using these building blocks… Read More »

Homework Gets Easy With These Tips

  Homework is as important as classwork as it helps you remember and correlate the lessons taught in the class. However, after the long hours of school, many children don’t feel like doing their homework, despite knowing that it is mandatory. Here are some tips to help you complete your homework easily: Complete it as… Read More »

Why You Should Put Your Child in a Montessori Preschool

  Only the parents can understand what is right for their children, especially in the early stages of schooling when the child has started learning things. You may, therefore, consider the Montessori method, since the techniques used are well researched and with evidence. Read further to know their educational philosophy benefits: Focus is on key… Read More »

Make your classroom autism-friendly

  You may definitely know what gets the students attentive and yearning for more learning in a classroom. However, dealing with autistic children is a different ballgame. Use the following pointers to create a classroom environment conducive to them: 1. Put a system in place Children with autism perform and grow well in a structured… Read More »

Experiments in Education

  Perhaps the first experimentation in education in India happened with the founding of the Visva Bharati by Rabindranath Tagore. The university has mentored greats like Indira Gandhi, Satyajit Ray and Amartya Sen. Unfortunately, Visva Bharati is now no longer what Gurudev intended it to be, and has turned into another typical university of today.… Read More »

Maths Made Easy!

It is said that a lot of students in India have Maths phobia. It is so severe that often, students get stressed out and even develop a fever before a Maths exam. MathsLab from Next Education India Pvt. Ltd. is an effective solution aimed at making Maths fun to learn. Based on the philosophy of… Read More »

The physical burden of learning

  When we think of a school-going child, there are some distinctive visuals that come to the mind –faces glistening in the early morning sunshine, multi-hued school uniforms and school bags. These images can easily invoke pleasant feelings in most adults either through nostalgia or at the thought of their own children. However, closer inspection… Read More »

New products of the Indian classrooms – Robots

  Gone are the days when extracurricular activities at schools only meant dance, music or painting. Even as certain schools have geared up a lot more to make their students more artistically inclined to art forms such as these, extracurricular activities have gone hi-tech in a few other schools these days. Students now want to… Read More »