Of the many “habits of mind” that students need to develop in a 21st century world, one of the least developed is curiosity. Curiosity becomes an important attribute in a 21st century where uncertainty and rapid change is the rule, knowledge explosion and search engines provide us with a vast array of knowledge instantly, and invention, innovation, and creativity are rewarded and encouraged in all fields of endeavor. Continue reading “Building Curiosity : How and Why?”
In the current phase of learning, Educational technology, usually abbreviated as Ed-tech has impacted how students and people want to learn. In the present day one cannot even spend a single moment without the use of basic gadgets, be it smart phones, tablets or laptops. The Education industry has begun to depend on it in some or the other way. Using projectors in traditional classrooms, emailing assignments to students are some of the amenities Ed-Tech has provided us. Continue reading “Trends in Ed-Tech”
Education has turned out to be better enjoyed as experiential learning. Technology has made it possible to take learning process a somewhat greater leap where students and working professionals equally explore the finer possibilities of learning. Continue reading “EdTech – An Opportunity for Working Professionals to Ascend”
Fastudent has partnered with more than 200 education institutes to help them create their own customized virtual shops – using the Fastudent exclusive technology platform.
Art lessons will no longer be a monotonous interaction between teachers and students in classrooms, thanks to the exclusive online platform “Virsa“, which was launched recently with an aim to give free digital learning on Indian culture and music to children across India. Continue reading “Digital classrooms to impart performing arts education”
Just ahead of the back-to-school season, Amazon plans to make a major foray into the education technology market for primary and secondary schools, a territory that Apple, Google and Microsoft have heavily staked out. Continue reading “Amazon Unveils Online Education Service for Teachers”
The Uttarakhand state is progressing towards raising the bar of quality of education with the DEEKSHA – “Dedication to enhance education through knowledge, skill and habit assessment” program of the education department launched on Wednesday at the state secretariat by Uttarakhand’s chief secretary, Shatrughna Singh. Continue reading “Education department’s – DEEKSHA program, successfully launched in Uttarakhand”
While the heavy load that children carry on their shoulders has often been the subject of debates, the mental stress that they undergo is a subject that has seldom come up for discussion. Continue reading “Experts call for revamp of education system”