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Why is rural India still filled with Empty classrooms?

Technology based education is the need of the hour. Understanding this importance of the technology the Government of India decided to take a great leap in the field of rural education.  Kapil Sibal, the education minister, has recently announced the launch of the newest laptop for the students prepared by the Indian technologists for a mere cost of Rs 1500. The main motto behind designing the laptop is to make the students of the rural India proficient in computers. This also meant to provide high quality education to the students across the country. But this vision seems to be incomplete as most of the schools in the rural India have no teachers to teach and the ones who are bound to teach prefer maintaining their absence in the school.  It is very common to see the students waiting for the … Continue reading

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Subjects in the science stream

With the Board exams nearing, everyone has only 2 things to think about. Successfully completing the Board exams with good scores. Choosing a career stream. While completing the Board exams successfully is totally based on one’s study skills and determination, choosing a career stream requires a lot of thought and research. To make the decision driving towards choosing a career stream easy, here’s a little information. For anyone who is interested in the science stream, the subjects that will be available are – physics, mathematics, biology, computer science, chemistry, zoology, botany, statistics etc. You will have a combination of any of these subjects in your class 11 and 12, which will act as a base for your future choices. Once you choose any of the combinations available, the next phase would come up soon after you complete your class 12. … Continue reading

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Information about the existence of Gender discrimination in Education

Many believed that 21st century would bring about a real change. But it is still very sad to say that one can still find several instances of gender discrimination prevailing across the world. Gender discrimination is carried out at homes, in the working environment and even the providers of education are also a part of it. There has been a global awareness about the education, yet there are a few who are still attached to the traditional form of beliefs. Girls are often referred to be the fairer sex and sidelined for no reason. This had long lasting effects on the mentality of the girls as they have to face mental and physical bondages. A glance at the inception of this social evil: If you look at the history of the world, one can never find much prevalence of women … Continue reading

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Using blogs to Teach and Learn

Educational technology brought about a new revolution in the field of teaching and learning globally. Blogs have been much popular among the public due to their socio technical, socio-cultural approach. A blog helps in virtual interaction by easing the process of web publication. Blogs have become popular among the teachers and the student masses as it serves as a perfect blend of teaching – learning methodology in the educational field. Blog helps to maintain the learning process in an active form. Blogs as potentials of educational technologies: The potentials of the blog in the educational technologies seem to have no end. Let us explore a few more potentials that can benefit the teachers and the students are as follows: Though the concept of educational journals is not new, blogs have come up as the newest face of the educational journal. … Continue reading

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IGSCE Education in India

Now a days, parents look for the best education for their child and never like compromising on this factor. IGCSE gives you an opportunity to explore a whole new international standard of education with the best infrastructural facilities and the choice of the curriculum. IGCSE stands for International General Certificate of Secondary Education. IGCSE has been recognised by the Association of Indian Universities due to the similarity of the educational structure with the other educational boards in India like the ISCE and CBSE. Curriculum of IGCSE: There are 5 groups in the IGCSE curriculum: The Group 1 denotes the Languages . For instance : First language, Second Language and the Third Language. Group 2 comprises of Humanities and Social Sciences. For instance: History, English literature, Geography. Group 3 comprises of Science . For Instance: Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Group 4 … Continue reading

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Choosing the right play school for your child

Choosing the right play school is not an easy task for parents. There are many points to be thought and considered before choosing the right one. Continue reading

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