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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 system of education in India is gradually changing. From being primarily focused on exams and marks, it is now getting focused also on creativity critical thinking, and life skills. This shift has come from the realization that memorization should not be mistaken for learning. What you learn by rote today, you tend to forget it tomorrow. For example, some forget the method to calculate square root, others can’t calculate LCM, GCM, and HCF. This is because they...


Next EducationJanuary 5, 2015
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Open book tests seem to be more rewarding and intellectual. Opening up a book in an exam hall and looking up an answer seems to be more analytical than learning an answer by rote.

According to a principal of a Delhi-based school, “Open book tests must be implemented in a systematic manner. Students need to be given material that is challenging and fits the format. The questions must also be set in a way that will make students think and understand concepts....