Fraud-free exams in the time of remote learning

Anuradha C
How can exams be conducted in a remote learning environment and also ensure that there is no cheating? The answer lies in proctored examinations. How do they work? This article figures it all for you.

Energizing and enlivening the online class

Anuradha C
It is now almost the end of the academic year, and teachers have spent it teaching online. While most have learnt the basics of online teaching by now, not all have been able to teach like they did in physical classrooms. Here are a few tips on how you can bring your online classes alive.

Coding for kids – how soon is too soon?

Anuradha C
Is coding for children the next big thing? Seeing the push for learning coding right from an early age by corporates and parents as well, it is time to sound a word of caution. Children need to learn other things such as compassion, kindness, or even relating to the people around them, rather than jump headlong into coding. Parents will do well to heed this note of caution and make a wise choice.

DIY steps for the digital world

Anuradha C
In the new normal of online classes now, some teachers have been able to take that leap into the digital world, while some others are still taking baby steps and are bewildered by all the technology around them. This article has plenty of DIY tips that teachers can implement for themselves and make their online classes less of an ordeal.

The challenge of the exceptional

Anuradha C
While educating children with learning disabilities brings with it a fair amount of problems, the task of dealing with children having above normal learning capabilities is equally challenging. Both inside and outside the classroom, these children with a high IQ are unable to blend with their peer group and thus remain ’outsiders’. It is up to the teacher and the parent to engage and inspire these fast learners so that their future is taken care of.

Educating the special child

Anuradha C
Imparting formal education to little ones is among the foremost challenges of adult human society. Simply because we are trying to play God.

Individual vs collective learning

Anuradha C
With every activity in life shifting to a contactless mode due to the pandemic, is it time to reset the education button? The first visible signs are the mushrooming of online classes and webinars but can education really be delivered from a distance?

The scope of initiative

Navya Iyer Kannan
What is learning? Is it merely what happens in a school, in the classroom? Does it stop when one graduates? Is it something that only teachers can inspire in us? These are just few of the many unasked questions about learning and consequently, education itself.

The native flavour in learning

Anuradha C
How do we integrate the knowledge of essential, native skills into the learning process of a student? While there is no disputing the fact that universally accepted subjects such as languages, math, science and social sciences must be taught, where and how do we teach children the skills required to cope with their native habitat? Formal learning must address this lacuna.

A treasure trove of teachers, untapped!

Anuradha C
Teacher shortage is a perennial concern in the Indian education system. There have been and continues to be a lot of debate and discussion around this. The solutions, however, have been few and far between. We are aware of the problem, we have discussed it enough. It is now time to think of innovative solutions and implement them.