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How digital world changes things for you as a parent!

Many people believe that digital technology has made the already-difficult job of parenting that much harder. As if we didn’t have enough to do in raising normal, healthy children, we now have to worry about what they might stumble across on the Internet, who they’re talking to on iChat, and what they might be doing with that smartphone camera! In reality, the job of parents should have become easier. Most Read More...

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5 Steps to Good Parenting!!

#1: Be a Role Model: A primary form of learning for younger children is modelling and mirroring the actions and lifestyles of their parents. So if you are the type of parent who hasn’t picked up a book or attended a course since graduating from High School, do not expect your children to develop a love for learning, because they want to be just like you.

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Role of Teachers in the Digital Classroom

The role of teachers in Digital Classrooms is of real importance. Teaching is a form of nurturing which is equivalent to parenting. The traditional image of a teacher, standing in front a blackboard, and disciplining and lecturing a class of 40-50 students, won’t be true in coming years. It is imperative for every teacher to take on the role of a mentor who encourages her students to leverage technology in Read More...

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Mobile & Internet a waste of time ..Think Again?

Our world today is obsessed with doing everything quickly, learning included. Self-study is obviously important in language learning. From our experience, as little as one hour a week of self-study can boost a student’s progress immensely. Yet the majority of students have chosen to study online due to time restrictions, and in their first lesson, they make it quite clear they have no time for homework. So, how do we motivate Read More...

List of all competitive exams school students can give!

To compete at the national and global levels it is imperative that the students are exposed to the competition at national levels right from the beginning. Here is the detailed list of all competitive exams every student should look up at. Read and Educate. The presentation consists of details of: NTSE, NSTSE, International Olympiads, NSO, NCO, and others

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What needs to be changed about the Indian Education System?

Education has been a problem in our country and lack of it has been blamed for all sorts of evil for hundreds of years. Even Rabindranath Tagore wrote lengthy articles about how Indian education system needs to change.  Funny thing is that from the colonial times, few things have changed. We have established IITs, IIMs, law schools and other institutions of excellence; students now routinely score 90% marks so that Read More...

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Introduction: Hi-Tech Gurukul (A St. Joseph’s group initiative)

The integration of digital technologies into the learning programme is a natural next step in the evolution of a childs education. First and foremost, digital learning is for everyone, everywhere. It’s not something designed for “those children” or one specific slice of the population. It’s not something that a group of parents support in theory but for whom in practicality it doesn’t matter. It’s not just for charters or districts. And Read More...