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… 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 in… 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 environment. … 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 »

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 create… Read More »