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Next EducationApril 22, 2015
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‘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
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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 10, 2015
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The introduction of information technology in education is a boon to students as well as teachers, since it has brought an improvement in the overall efficiency of the system. Technology helps in increasing younger generation’s interest in what is being taught in the classroom. It also unlocks their creativity in a better way. This is especially important in the era of the Internet, when everything is just a  click away. Today’s students are tuned to make the b...


Next EducationApril 4, 2015
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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 ...


Next EducationMarch 19, 2015
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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 ju...


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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“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 to...


Next EducationJanuary 29, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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...