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CBSE Class 9 English * Open Text Based Assessment * Northeast India

The CBSE board of India is making efforts to bring about wonderful reforms. In CBSE Class 9 and 11, open text based assessments (OBTA) have been introduced with the aim of making learning wholesome. English, all the other world languages, social sciences, philosophy, law and politics, music and dance are studied under Humanities. The English literature and poetry that students study in school help them to empathize with humanity. In fact, accomplished writers pour out their hearts, souls and minds with immense passion and sensitivity. Also, the study of English including literature and poetry helps students become more original and communicate with greater profundity. In the past, English, like all the other subjects, was taught with the push to merely pass exams rather than to truly become wise communicators. Also, sometimes, it is necessary to study English in a more … 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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How to Deal with Study Pressure * Class 10 and 12 board exams

In class 10 and 12, many students across India write board exams.  Some students may even have to deal with study pressure from the school, teachers, parents, and also due to peer pressure.  Also, there is a huge trend in India to push students into engineering and medical professions.  Of course, this is also due to conditioning forces at play like financial factors.   So, students who may have a passion and talent for music, art or other careers may also be pushed to engineering and medical professions due to the prevailing conditioning forces.  Also, class 10 and 12 board exam marks may also determine a chunk of the entrance criteria to some good colleges.  So, the school, teachers and parents may end up pressurizing students to score top grades.  Of course, now with educational reforms and Right to Education Act, … Continue reading

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CBSE board * Should Class 10 board exams be optional or compulsory?

The CBSE board was and is still one of India’s most reputed boards.  After the Right to Education Act was introduced in 2010, the CBSE board made class 10 board exams optional.  This provides students with the freedom to choose how their learning will be evaluated based on their unique learning journey and also conditioning factors.  The CBSE board introduced the CCE which stands for Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation.  Through CCE, formative and summative assessments are conducted throughout the year through which students’ learning has been evaluated.  Formative assessments include exercises, projects and assignments through which students can practice and apply their learning in original and brave ways in real-life conditions.   Summative assessments are written tests and exams through which students can further check, discuss and explain topics learnt. The Right to Education Act also helped bring about reform in the … Continue reading

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French Revolution – Summary of Events | CBSE Board

The French Revolution was a major humanitarian event of the world.  As a result of the brave struggles of human beings in the French Revolution, the cunning tyranny of absolute monarchy was overthrown.  The French revolution led to the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.  The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen along with the American Declaration of Independence inspired the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948.  Prior to the French Revolution, most parts of the world came under the tyranny of cunning monarchs, “high” priests, etc.  These cunning “avatars” oppressed human beings and forced them to toil it out in monoculture plantations, etc.  They even put restrictions on freedom of speech, movement, clothing and food and imposed immense distress on innocent and wonderful human beings. The French revolution consisted of the following … Continue reading

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French Revolution – Summary/Events – Storming of Bastille | CBSE Board

French Revolution – Summary/Events – Storming of Bastille | CBSE Board: The French Revolution was one of the most significant of humanitarian freedom movements.  The Bastille was a fortress built around 1382. Political prisoners were imprisoned and prevented from fighting for human rights by the cunning, fake monarchical and dictatorial avatars and criminal and narrow-minded mafia groups.  They were imprisoned in these cells without trial under direct orders of the cunning and cruel kings. The storming of the Bastille happened on July 14, 1789.  Prior to the storming of the Bastille, human beings of the “Third Estate” were locked out of the Estate General meeting with King Louis XVI and the cunning feudalists and imperialists.  After this, the representatives of the “Third Estate” known as the National Assembly met in a Tennis Court.  The Third Estate consisted mainly of human … Continue reading

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