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Javadekar launches apex education programme

The HRD Ministry announced on Thursday the launch of ‘Samagra Shiksha’ programme subsuming three existing schemes: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rasht

Education

What I learned from teaching

When I started my Ph.D. program, 3 years ago, I was excited to conduct cutting-edge research. But I wasn't so sure about the teaching that I would …

Teaching

The Top 5 Places You MUST Visit on Your Trip to Japan

travelling to to Japan was a life-changing experience for me, and I'd recommend it anyone. From its rich culture to its fashion-forward citizens — …

Travel

Why You Should Never Put Your Passport in Your Carry-on (Video)

When going through airport security, most people show up with their passport and keep it on them until the gate. But there’s one rookie mistake many …

Flying

How Can an ESL Program Help Students Learn English?

ESL is a common abbreviation used in schools and it stands for "English as a Second Language." Schools will often use the term ESL when describing …

Language Learning

Will Online Education Replace Classroom Education Anytime Soon?

<i>Is online education going to replace classroom education soon? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Deepak Reddy, Vice Chairman at Aditya Educational Institutions, on Quora:</b><p>E-learning …

eLearning

The Hardest Part of the Body to Tone, According to a Victoria's Secret Trainer

Each of our bodies is unique, therefore it's not surprising we gain and lose weight faster (or slower) in different parts of the body more so than …

Nutrition

Spotting These Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>When was the last time you thought about your pancreas? Chances are, you rarely give much thought to this glandular organ, which helps your body digest food and convert it into energy. Located behind your stomach, the pancreas produces insulin and regulates …

Cancer

How Education And Technology Are Evolving Together

<i>What will education and learning look like ten years from now? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Mike Silagadze, Co-Founder and CEO at Top Hat, on Quora:</b><p>I think the way we best learn …

Education Technology

If You Haven't Read These Graphic Novels, Now's the Time

If you grew up loving and collecting comic books, chances are you'll love reading graphic novels as an adult. Personally, I didn't discover the joy …

Graphic Novels

The Real Cruelty Of College Admissions

T.S. Eliot’s <i>The Wasteland</i> famously begins “April is the cruellest month,” and nowadays nowhere is that more apt than college admissions. As <i>Inside Higher Education</i> reported, last month Brown University admitted 2,566 applicants and “offered spots on its waiting list” to 2,724. Carnegie Mellon …

College & University

Gonski to outline his vision for Australia's education system

David Gonski will outline his vision for Australia's education system in a meeting with federal, state and territory ministers today. The COAG …

Australia

City halls likely to use adult education as part of wider strategic aims

The role of data will become increasingly important for lifelong learning providers in areas braced for devolution of the adult education budget, a …

Education

This is what a Sikh child faces in America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two decades ago, when I was in the second grade, a substitute teacher asked me to stand up in front of my class and talk about my religion: Sikhism. At 7 years old, I tried to explain it as best I could and avoid being ridiculed. I remember feeling totally unprepared and struggling …

Religion

Are You Integrating Personalized Learning Into Your Curriculum?

Personalised learning with the help of Artificial Intelligence will change the Education System<p>4 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Well, a school is a place we all hold as a dear memory; however, there were also days when school seemed …

Artificial Intelligence

Strategies, Tips, and Tech Tools to Bring Your Textbook to Life

Member Rating<p>Overview<p>A textbook is one of the many tools teachers use to help support learning. However, all too often, students see it as boring …

Webinars

Economist Paul Krugman Warned India's Growth Model Could Cause Problems. Was He Right?

India’s economy has a lot going for it: it’s already huge, and still growing relatively fast, at 7.2%, surpassing even China’s 6.8%. It has a young, working-age population; and a public that craves new technology. In the last three years, foreign investors poured in $209 billion, while …

Economics

The Most Epic Digital Library For Kids and Educators

Today most kids prefer screen time to any other sort of entertainment.<p>Children aged 5 to 16 on average spend 6.5 hours a day in front of a screen as …

Education Technology

Move over, 'sit still'! Why kids need to move in school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few years ago, when my girls were in the second and third grades, they raved about the dance breaks they would occasionally have during the school day.<p>Their teachers would put on a video, which encouraged the kids to get up and dance, and then they'd get back to work.<p>"What a brilliant …

Teaching

What happens when you put African philosophies at the centre of learning

What happens when African philosophies and practices are placed at the centre of learning? How can teachers and students on the continent use the …

Pedagogy

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Pedagogy

The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of May 2018

Travels in Ice Age America<p>From the author of <i>Apocalyptic Planet</i> comes a vivid travelogue through prehistory, that traces the arrival of the first …

Books

Survival of the Chicest: The 25 Items That Will Never Die

As an editor of a fashion website, I spend a lot of time reporting on new trends, new labels and new ways to wear things. However, sometimes you …

Clothing

Rhymes of passion: The murder and mayhem behind 10 traditional children's songs

You would think any teacher making pupils sing songs about death, destruction and murder would be hounded out by parents – and rightly so.<p>When Tory …

Stephen King

The future of sex work – a photo essay

It has been 23 years since New South Wales decriminalised sex work. How much has changed for sex workers?<p>Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning<p>In 1995 New South Wales became one of the first places in the world to decriminalise sex work. Against a backdrop of the …

Sexual Harassment

'I'm married to a teacher. I barely see him and he barely sees our kids. No wonder teachers are fleeing the profession'

It really feels like I barely see my husband. As a full-time classroom science teacher in one of the ‘tougher’ comprehensives of East London, and a …

Parenting

How to take charge of your teaching evaluation

<i>This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: I’m talking to “Take Charge of Your Teaching Evaluation” author Jennifer Ansbach about what a healthy</i> …

Teaching

LISTEN: What every teacher needs to know about setting

“The international research is very clear that overall there is no positive impact of setting and streaming on young people’s attainment,” says …

Teaching

Master of Education in eLearning and Instructional Design- Online

Why eLearning & Instructional Design?<p>The online Master’s in eLearning and Instructional Design prepares graduates to excel in the diverse and ever …

Education Technology

School Librarians Are Rockstar Resources

One of my favorite activities, when my son was younger, was walking to the public library and spending time finding books to read together and then …

Teaching