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Next EducationApril 3, 2015
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ALL WORK AND NO PLAY makes Jack a dull boy, goes an old adage. It may, after all, be true, says a group of researchers at the Vrije Universiteit University Medical Centre in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The researchers, led by Dr. Amika Singh, conducted a study to find out whether there is any link between children’s physically activity and their performance in the classroom. According to the researchers, although more accurate and reliable measurements were neede...


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra

Right from the time you enter the classroom and the time you leave the school building, students tend to observe you and emulate you wittingly or unwittingly. So, you have to look out for a few mistakes that you must avoid in order to be a model for them:

Having a negative vibe: When teachers get grumpy and give out stern directions, it puts students off. Even an ominous tone can be considered as threa...


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Conceptual learning, also known as concept learning, refers to a learning method through which, students are trained to classify and organize information according to their mental logical structures. This method puts equal emphasis on the construction and acquisition of knowledge.

The construction of knowledge enables a student to depend on what is familiar to him/her or what he/she has experienced to comprehend any other subject matter. On the other hand, th...


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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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 ...


Next EducationFebruary 7, 2015
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Perhaps the first experimentation in India’s education sector happened with the foundation of ‘Visva Bharati’ by Rabindranath Tagore. The university has mentored some great minds like Indira Gandhi, Amartya Sen, just to name a few.

However, there are some newer experiments (although western) like Waldorf and Montessori in India at the school level. The purpose of education is much more than grooming students with survival skills. If you want the child t...


Next EducationSeptember 8, 2014
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It is important for a new teacher to develop his/her own teaching style. Although there may not be any difference in the basic teaching methodology, teaching styles should be unique and vary from one teacher to another. Especially when it comes to managing pupils, a teacher needs to follow his/her individual style.

If you are a new teacher, the following suggestions will help you develop your teaching style.

Review Yourself: Your first...