Month: March 2020

Education during COVID 19 outbreak

COVID-19 is deadly, it spreads easily and has resulted in the entire world to be in lockdown. Lockdowns are necessary to break the chain of propagation of the virus. All the businesses, industries are shutdown. The education sector is also not spared. During these difficult times, the education sector needs alternate ways to provide its […]

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EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND ITS MARKET

What is Educational Technology: Educational Technology refers to external technologies like Use of Computers/Desktops, internet, Simulations, Animations, Content Authoring Tools These technologies can be integrated into a teacher to the student learning environment to enhance the process of achieving the teaching-learning goal EdTech Business Models: The EdTech sector is primarily divided into 5 categories; Test […]

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Oracy – A Compeer to Literacy

“For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen. Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind’s greatest achievements have come about by talking, and […]

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Standardized Testing : A Symbol of Incongruence

“Our schools are, in a sense, factories, in which the raw products (children) are to be shaped and fashioned into products to meet the various demands of life. The specifications for manufacturing come from the demands of twentieth-century civilization, and it is the business of the school to build its pupils according to the specifications […]

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Boosting learning through metacognition

What is metacognition? Metacognition is defined as thinking about thinking. It describes the processes involved when learners plan, monitor, evaluate and make changes to their learning behaviour. Significance of metacognition in education The art of reflection is important in teaching and learning. Teachers must be able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses in their teaching […]

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Ruminations – Lessons I Learned From My Students

Epigraph “I never teach my pupils; I only provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein Being nascent to the domain of educational blogging I decided to begin by sharing a couple of practices and skills that I imbibed because of my students. This piece bequeaths my gratitude to the young minds […]

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The Importance of Professional Development for a Teacher

The Importance of Professional Development for a Teacher “Learning never exhausts the mind” – Leonardo da Vinci There’s no end to learning. It doesn’t end after completing education and starting to work. Individuals that want to upgrade and upskill to become more proficient at their jobs will always do so through continuous education and training. When […]

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How to Address Teacher Attrition

Every year, thousands of teachers leave the job midway or after the academic year for a job at another school or for another profession altogether. While it’s difficult to arrive at the approximate number of teachers leaving the job every year, it is known that teacher attrition in India is unusually high and there are several reasons for that.

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Why It Is Important to Differentiate Your School Brand

Beyond quality education and high pass percentage, good branding raises the value of a school, motivates teachers and students, and makes onboarding of new students easier. So why does branding really matter so much?

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The Complete Guide to Starting a School in India

Establishing a private school in India is a difficult and lengthy process. From planning to budgeting to getting all the permissions, it can be an arduous journey. When you look closely, you’ll realize that starting a school is a significant undertaking as it takes lots of time, money, and effort

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