Archive for the Education Category

The higher education system all over the world is now exploding with various options hitherto unheard of. In the globalized era, new career opportunities have emerged and as a result of it, new academic options in these new disciplines have also come up. This section named EDUCATION, aims to bring to you as much information on these new opportunities as possible to help you guide your children in choosing the right career in their life.


The 'Right' Approach towards Prosperity & Safety: 5 'E's to keep in Mind

The ‘Right’ Approach towards Prosperity & Safety: 5 ‘E’s to keep in Mind
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Many of us would have heard—or heard of—the 33-minute speech given by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Inaugural function of the 103rd Indian Science Congress held in Mysore from 3-7 January, 2016.
Amidst various [...]

Music helps children learn math effectively!

Music helps children learn math effectively!
Posted on: February 26, 2016

Mathematics is “the basis of sound” and sound itself exhibits a remarkable array of number properties, simply because nature itself “is amazingly mathematical”.
Without getting into too much detail, music has its applications in the subjects [...]

Consider a Career in Oceanography: How do I go about it?

Consider a Career in Oceanography: How do I go about it?
Posted on: February 19, 2016

What is Oceanography?
It is one of four branches of Earth Science that deals with the analysis of the properties and characteristics of the deep sea, shallow coastal oceans…

Consider a Career in Sports Management: What are my options?

Consider a Career in Sports Management: What are my options?
Posted on: January 7, 2016

What’s new about Sports Management?
Most people focus on the leisurely aspect of sports teams without considering that teams are businesses that must be managed. Sports managers are a necessary part of any sports team—a professional [...]

A Career in Emergency & Disaster Management: What are my options?

A Career in Emergency & Disaster Management: What are my options?
Posted on: December 24, 2015

What is Disaster Management?
In a broad sense, it is the planned steps taken to lessen the impacts of a disaster such as natural calamity (flood, hurricane, earthquake, forest fire, landslide or avalanche) and accidents or [...]

How did Punctuation Originate and Evolve?

How did Punctuation Originate and Evolve?
Posted on: October 13, 2015

Punctuations in language—both written and spoken—are like traffic signals, trying to bring order from chaos, telling us where to pause (‘;’, ‘:’) where to stop (‘.’) and where to continue (‘,’).
But how was language before [...]

The Blackboard - Smarter than 'Smart Classrooms'

The Blackboard – Smarter than ‘Smart Classrooms’
Posted on: September 24, 2015

All of us have been to school at some point in our lives.
Some of us still go to school, either as children or as teachers.
However, there is nothing like going to school as a child.
We [...]

Green Apple Day Of Service - India: What is a

Green Apple Day Of Service – India: What is a “Green Building” Certified School? And Why?
Posted on: August 11, 2015

Are we doing enough to protect our environment and our ecosystem? Our air and water quality is deteriorating by the day. We are paying more for water each year. We buy drinking water and buy [...]

Taming the Math Monster - Part 2

Taming the Math Monster – Part 2
Posted on: August 7, 2015

After analyzing the various reasons, it becomes clear that a host of ‘small’ reasons add up to create Math phobia. Furthermore, the solution lies in overhauling the curriculum, teaching methodology and teacher training methods, which would consciously make teaching math more enjoyable and meaningful.

Taming the Math Monster - Part 1

Taming the Math Monster – Part 1
Posted on: August 6, 2015

Is this fear and hatred justified? Is Math a demon to be feared? An insurmountable mountain of trouble? One thing is for sure: love it or hate it, you have to live with it. So we might as well try to deal with the hatred and overcome the fear. And for that, we first need to understand the reasons behind it.

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