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.


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.

Tailor-made learning: Fantasy or Reality?

Tailor-made learning: Fantasy or Reality?
Posted on: July 29, 2015

“Who says everybody has to look alike… Even think alike?” asked the jingle of a carbonated drink in the good-old Doordarshan-only days. The question has more stuff than fizz, if you delve into it. Think about it: ‘Being different’ is perceived as both desirable and disadvantageous.

Curiosity: Why it is extremely important and how to nurture it

Curiosity: Why it is extremely important and how to nurture it
Posted on: April 3, 2015

This is part of an ongoing series of articles on key character traits that help children succeed
“My curiosity would infuriate my parents, that I wouldn’t believe them when they said something, cause I’d ask them [...]

5 Ways You Can Develop GRIT in Your child

5 Ways You Can Develop GRIT in Your child
Posted on: March 21, 2015

Does your child start an activity and see it through?
Or does she stop mid-way and give up?
Is your child afraid of failure?
Or does he learn from his mistakes and move on?
What is the differentiating factor [...]

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