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Next EducationMarch 3, 2015
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Teachers teach students. However, does it go the other way round, too? Do teachers learn from students? Here are opinions from some teachers:

“Don’t try to fix the students; we need to fix ourselves first. A good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student better. Our students’ failure is our failure.”

Teachers are defined as a role model, a path to enlightenment, and the embodiment of knowledge. Someone you bow to just as you ...


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 EducationJanuary 20, 2015
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Technology is not only transforming the face of education but also the roles of students and teachers. With the changing environment in schools, we look forward to a higher and better understanding among learners. In fact, technology-based education is expected to re-place (not replace) the role of teachers soon. It is true that digital learning enables students to understand any concept/subject/topic deeply and better; however, it is only through a teacher that the...


Next EducationJanuary 9, 2015
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India boasts of its education system and it has created necessary infrastructure, such as constructing buildings, hiring teachers, and so on, to support the system. With a reasonably sound system in place, educators feel that it is now time to bring a shift in focus from the system to learning. How can this shift be achieved? Educationalists feel that the first reform that needs to be brought is to align the curriculum and textbooks with students’ ability in p...


Next EducationJanuary 7, 2015
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Initiatives to build a professional identity and enhance the skills of teachers will definitely improve the quality of teaching. To enhance the quality of the education, it is important to bring the focus back to educators. Society should pay the reverence to teachers. People in ancient India opined that the guru was ‘Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar’. Thus, the country has a legacy that accords the highest place and respect to teachers.

Today’...


Next EducationJanuary 5, 2015
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Digital education has brought a fundamental change to the teaching/learning process. It has added a creative streak to the way lessons are taught in the classrooms. Time and again, it has been proved that students–irrespective of their level of meritocracy–learn better in digital classrooms. They get a better understanding of difficult concepts as they learn through visual learning strategies. This also enables them to get more exposure to modern technol...


Next EducationDecember 20, 2014
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Students should be encouraged to enjoy the process of learning. If this happens, they will not only learn better but will also be able to overcome their exam fear. It is; therefore, the responsibility of all stakeholders—including parents, teachers, and school managements—to make the learning process interesting, engaging, and interactive.

Children should never consider learning a burden. Instead, they should be encouraged to take it up as a fun experienc...


Next EducationNovember 11, 2014
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It is a daunting task for every teacher to keep his/her students motivated during the last hour of the school. This is the time when most of the students’ mind is occupied with various thoughts and therefore, they fail to focus their attention on the study.

However, it is not an uphill task for a teacher to keep students motivated to learn even during the last hour of the school. The following steps show how it is possible for a teacher to finish the day’...


Next EducationSeptember 8, 2014
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For any parents, home preschooling is challenging yet rewarding. Nevertheless, parents should not forget that discipline is an essential prerequisite for effective teaching and learning. So, be disciplined first and then plunge into the excitement called preschooling.

Indeed, preschoolers are quite curious about their surrounding world. Therefore, hands-on learning is the most effective way to teach them new things. Being parents, try to channelize your kids&...


Next EducationJuly 9, 2014
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Children love drawing and painting,  as they love drawing anything as per their imagination using bright colors.

The age group of 2 to 12 is the duration when children can develop their artistic skills. In fact, we often see that children just at the age of 2 start playing, drawing and scribbling with crayons. Children are very proud of their painting and if given just a little boost, they can soar high and boo...