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Next EducationApril 22, 2015


‘Digital classrooms’ refer to the classrooms wherein conventional teaching is aided by technology-based learning. The popularity of these classrooms is growing fast in schools across India. A large number of private schools have already made the switch, either fully or partially, by adopting the digital classroom system. However, a huge majority is yet to make the change. The number of schools is so huge that the segment is expected to grow at a rate of almost 1...

Next EducationApril 21, 2015


Virtual classrooms have already gained ground in the Indian education sector. Thanks to the ‘Digital India’ initiative taken by the incumbent government, these new-age classrooms are expected to take a new leap in terms of their expansion and popularity. Benefits associated with these classrooms are the driving force behind their growing popularity across the country. These benefits are not only enabling students to enhance their learning experience but ...

Next EducationApril 8, 2015


Social media at times proves to be of great help for students. Students today use it nearly for all types of communication-related requirements in their life, right from staying connected with friends to discussing their homework.

Considering this fact, some schools today are also teaching students social media etiquette and rules. Some educators say that interactions on social media are quite positive and schools can even have a dedicated Facebook page for t...

Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015


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:


The Dictionary app is compatible with Android, iPhone, Blackberry and many more devicies, and...

Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015


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...

Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015


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...

Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015


Digital learning is fast becoming a game changer in schools all across India. Once it becomes the norm in schools, India will surely not lag in any student assessment programs but will lead ahead. In today’s competitive world, rote learning without in-depth understanding doesn’t work any more. For example, rote learning only works with standard questions. If the same question is re-framed from another angle or in different words, this method cannot help stud...

Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015


The transition from the traditional chalk-and-talk method to digital education has begun in India. However, we still have a long way to go. Undoubtedly, this transformation does happen overnight; not even over months. Instead, it will take several years and a lot of concerted, dedicated and sincere effort to realize the full potential of digital learning in the country.

The first need is the intent itself to change over to digital education, along with a spec...

Next EducationJanuary 20, 2015


Digital technology has a huge potential to improve the classroom-based learning process. Indeed, technology-based education has transformed the way subjects like Science, Mathematics, Social Studies, and English are taught in the classroom. Further, it has made the teaching-learning process interactive, interesting, and engaging. Now, teachers can teach more efficiently and effectively by using various digital teaching tools.

One such example is virtua...

Next EducationJanuary 20, 2015


The 21st century continues to change faster than we can imagine. The immersive media have created learning communities that communicate and collaborate across the globe. The world has become highly interconnected and complex. The internet, with its enormous learning resources, feeds people’s hunger for knowledge. What remains to be checked is – “Can we use this new-age information repository to teach school students?” Needless to say, there are several c...