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CBSE Class 11 Biology * Open Text (OTBA) * Tackling Stress

The CBSE board has introduced the CBSE Open Text for class 9 and 11 to make learning more thoughtful, joyful and integrated. The CBSE Open Texts encourage discussion, further research and consists of case studies, real life-like examples, interdisciplinary and integrated studies and so on. For class 11, the CBSE Open Text has been introduced for the subjects, Geography, Economics and Biology. In Class 11 Biology, earlier, the human body was studied in a rather monotonous manner with a rather superficial approach. The human body needs to be studied in a sensitive and humanistic manner if students are truly aspiring to enter the medical and healthcare professions with noble intentions. Unfortunately, the medical sector is becoming more and more privatized and commercialized in many parts of India which is a worrying trend. However, the CBSE Open Text for Class 11 … Continue reading

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CBSE Class 9 Social Science * Open Text (OTBA) * Food Security-India

In CBSE Class 9 and 11, open text-based assessments have been introduced to make learning more integrated and thoughtful. The CBSE board is leading the way in making learning more thoughtful, joyful and real-life based. The CBSE textbooks have been prepared under the guidance of some passionate academicans of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). In the CBSE NCERT social science textbooks, topics are discussed in an informative, interactive and sometimes sensitive manner to empower and create awareness among students. For example, in the CBSE Class 9 social science textbook India and the Contemporary World I, topics like Pastoralists in the Modern World are discussed in a sensitive manner with appropriate photos. The social science textbooks earlier were monotonous and put off most students from discussing important historical, economic, political and civic topics. The CBSE social science … Continue reading

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CBSE Open Text Assessment * Class 9 Exams * Maths -Linear Equations * Exercise

In Standard-Class 9 Maths, the topic linear equations is studied under algebra. In the CBSE Open Text, linear equations is studied under the topic Childhood Obesity in India. Due to crass commerce and exploitation, more and more children in rich and middle economic groups suffer from obesity. They do not do enough exercise and watch many corrupt, fake and superficial films on the TV and other digital devices. Sometimes, they are bullied and teased in school. Earlier, such children felt psychologically wounded. In the CBSE Open Text, obesity and the need to exercise is studied and discussed with real life-like examples, conditions and experiences. Also, students learn how they can apply math topics to help solve real life problems and also lead a more wholesome and liberating life. Exercise helps students stay healthy and also free themselves from certain disease-causing … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers * Leap Year * Discussions – Leap Year * Maths

Leap years are indeed very intriguing, and so, is everything about time, space, our amazing earth, the other planets and the sun and the other stars. Students sometimes do research to unravel the mysteries of time and space and to make life easier and wholesome for humankind. Of course, at least, they start with a lot of idealism and sometimes very noble intentions. Sometimes, the plotting, scheming and crass marketing can be a bit of a challenge, but did not Galileo and so many other researchers, philosophers, human rights activists and freedom fighters and so on face persecution but still persevere for the cause of truth, liberty and justice? In fact, isn’t the true essence of going to university, college and then going forward in our life paths just for that? On that note, let us discuss the wonderful topic, … Continue reading

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Tips for Preparing for Entrance Exams

Entrance exams hold the passport for joining prestigious government medical and engineering colleges as well as for joining administrative services, banking, etc.   If a student is genuinely interested in a career like medicine and engineering (not due to undue pressure from parents, etc.), then he needs to ensure that he prepares well for the entrance exam to realize his dream.  One thing that is common among students who have cleared entrance exams with flying colors is the fact that they have prepared exceedingly well for such exams.  So, excellent preparation is the key.  The following are a few tips for entrance exam preparation. Start early: It is better to start early for entrance exam preparation.  Some students start as early as in the 9th  This does not mean that they forego their social life or other extra-curricular activities.  It is … Continue reading

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Why is it Important to Review Sample Papers before Exams?

Reviewing sample papers before exams is a great way to cover important concepts and do a good revision before exams.  Sample papers contain important conceptual questions.  They also give students a good idea of the question paper pattern. Helps students do a quick revision in an effective manner: Sample papers cover many important topics.  Thus, students can do a quick revision.  They can check understanding of concepts in an effective manner without wasting any time.  Similar questions may be rephrased and appear in the actual exam.  Thus, by quickly checking understanding, students will be able to prepare themselves well for the upcoming exams. Helps students quickly check understanding of important topics: By going through different question papers, at least 3, students will be able to quickly check understanding of important topics.  By going through many sample question papers, students would … Continue reading

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