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Computer games or Outdoor games….. what is better?

Well, I really don’t like to take sides but nor do I like to sit on the fence. So, let us we look at this very contemporary matter which looks us straight in the face. A question that comes to mind is, are we turning our children into mechanised robots who interact with the interface on the screen and jump, move, hop with the press of a button without moving an inch. How involved are the...

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The burning issue of a heavy school bag

Taking the load off young shoulders According to a study conducted last year, nearly 60% of students under 10 years of age are facing dire consequences because of the weight of their school bags. An insight into the issue… A burning issue ever since 2008 The discussion on the issue of lighter school bags for children has never really been off the table. The significance of lighter sc...

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What kind of education can make a child human

“Why do we go to school?”, wailed my ten year old as she wore her monumental school bag on her tiny back while preparing for school. “To get educated”, pat came the reply from her elder I-Know-Everything brother. “For?”, she shot back defiantly. “So that we get educated and find us a good job when we grow up”, replied the wise brother! This regular and casual bantering howe...

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Only a curriculum which follows the principal of differentiated learning will be successful.

<strong>“ Education is not about learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Albert Einstein.</strong> Differentiated learning simply means providing different ways of learning to different students to help them understand a concept. Students vary in terms of socio economic backgrounds, cultures, languages, their ability to understand, their inclinations, the...

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Online Board Exams- a better alternative to the current Board Exams?

Intro- The committee that set up the National Policy of Education has submitted a report to the Human Resource Development ministry, wherein it has recommended administering an online board exam for students of Class XII. The committee has also suggested changes in the examination system for Class X, whereby it is divided in two parts- one, higher and the other, lower. Students who want to...

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Empower your staff

A good principal has to be a good manager, who keeps his/ her teachers and staff motivated at all times. Here is how you can do the same in order to bring the best out of your team… As a passive agent Sometimes, it is good to be a passive force that sits back and listens and trusts the team enough to perform. In this case, you must ensure that you give your team a good push that is a...

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