April 4, 2015April 4, 2015
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3min2980

Thanks to the extensive use of technologies in education, it is quite clear that our education sector is on the highway of modernization. High-end technologies and multimedia-driven content have transformed the sector significantly. With this wind of change, teaching and learning methods and styles have undergone a sea change in many schools across the country.

The latest entrant to the technology-based education sector is cloud technology, which has brought more flexibility to the teaching-l…


April 2, 2015April 2, 2015
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2min3180

Self-learning without any external aide makes a student an independent thinker. Most importantly, it gives the student the freedom to make mistakes and learn from them.

Therefore, when a child learns independently and cracks a difficult problem, it is a reward in itself. Students retain knowledge better when they learn on their own, as then only they can relate to their work better and don’t feel restricted or imposed upon. In a self-learning environment, the job of a teacher is only to evo…


March 19, 2015March 19, 2015
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3min2750

A child’s curiosity can be described as a combination of complex thoughts and an intense desire to know more about anything and everything unknown. Today, when children are taught to learn through technologies, colorful and pictorial content makes them understand better, which, in turn, leads to an increase in their level of curiosity.

Studies have revealed that when a child is curious, there is a sharp rise in his/her desired level of knowledge with just a small rise in his/her actual knowle…


March 16, 2015March 16, 2015
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2min2730

Education is one of the vital aspects of every society. However, with time, the traditional way and look of schools and classrooms are changing, as they are going digital. Children nowadays are tech-savvy and therefore, digital classrooms are considered a potent tool of teaching and learning.

With smart classrooms being implemented across the country, they have proven to be beneficial in many ways:

Encouragement and energy

With smart classes, students are always encoura…


February 7, 2015February 7, 2015
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4min3420

Digital education has significantly revolutionized the learning process, enabling students to study with full interest. With the help of a wide range of mobile and digital apps, students can steep their learning curve beyond the school as well. The following are some cool and much sought-after apps, which are even vetted by parents:

Dictionary

The Dictionary app is compatible with Android, iPhone, Blackberry and many more devicies, and provides students with a complete dic…


February 7, 2015February 7, 2015
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4min3270

By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

Teaching in schools should deliver ‘Ideas worth spreading like a virus’; however, with inspiration instead of sneezing! For teachers to be on the same page with their students in the class, they should go to their students’ wavelength, instead of expecting the opposite.

Quality education is reflected through the implementation of quality infrastructure in the learning area. Parents are; therefore, advised to make an informed choice about their kids’…


February 7, 2015February 7, 2015
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6min3300

“Change is the only constant thing.” – Heraclitus

In the past, education was happening solely with the help of a teacher. H/she was always the one to spearhead the learning process. Today, with the help of technology aids, the learning process is no more solely dependent on the teacher.

In today’s era, one who wants to learn can easily access various educational resources, owing to technological developments of course. After all, every field today is almost aided by technology, wit…


January 29, 2015January 29, 2015
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2min3650

These days, information technology and eLearning methodologies are playing a key role in taking education to the masses. eLearning can overcome geographical barriers easily, since it offers an anytime-and-anywhere-learning facility. This eliminates the need to be physically present to attend a class, thereby obviating the need to travel. Therefore, this method helps in saving time and cost. Given this, it can be said that eLearning is a great boon, especially in those areas where infrastructure …


January 29, 2015January 29, 2015
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3min3110

By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

How important do you think is a tablet for the curriculum in your school?

Well. A tablet provides a better framework for ensuring better learning through a blended approach, with students getting a personal approach of independent learning.

Is a tablet the only way for schools to help their students understand concepts better?

Not necessarily. However, of course, it is a smart and an updated approach…


January 29, 2015January 29, 2015
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4min2630

Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

“Ma’am, please tell us something new! This is already in the book,” such a statement may be anticipated from a student during any subject-related interactions in today’s classrooms. To the surprise of many, ‘Walls’ and ‘Friend Requests’ have now become more popular than ‘HELLO’ or Hi’.

Are we on the same page? The choice is ours to intercept the juncture with regard to making the best of job operations, deliverin…