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College-dropouts-in-India
What do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Ralph Lauren, Larry Page, Larry Elison and Steve Jobs have in common? Apart from the fact that they are creative geniuses and successful founders of billion-dollar companies, they are also college dropouts. Similarly in India, we have a list of incredibly successful entrepreneurs who don’t have any...
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problem-based-learning-approach
Traditional education is set to make our children obsolete. Do we really want our children to get 98% marks in exams and still be obsolete? Today’s children are being educated for a kind of world that will cease to exist. We need to urgently identify the skills that will be relevant in a rapidly changing...
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developing-critical-thinking
“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” – Albert Einstein. Ever since the British started ruling India, and even after they departed, education in India has been based on rote learning. The ability to memorise, retain and repeat facts has traditionally been valued the most. Problem-solving was...
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young-leaders
Empathy is the ability to put one’s self in the shoes of another. Most of the problems in the world are caused when people do not care for each other, and cannot see the other’s point of view. The inability to see things from others’ perspectives creates unending cause and effect cycles of negativity and...
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childs-school-killing-creativity
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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impact-of-pbl-on-childs-future
In my interactions with parents, I (Sandy Hooda, Co-Founder — VEGA SCHOOLS) often find they do not yet know about the power of PBL, or problem-based learning. Parents and sometimes even educators view PBL with curiosity, however, the reality is that PBL is the optimal educational pedagogy for the 21st century, and is changing education the world....
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books-vs-screen-parenting-in-the-digital-world
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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child's-test-score
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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GCLF
Good news for the avid readers out there! We all know that reading is a superfood for a child’s brain, but did you know that reading and life expectancy are related? Research says that reading up to 2-3 hours per week can increase a life-span by as much as 2 years, and prevent the early...
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education-in-2020-to-prepare-our-children-for-2030
In the uncertain and complex world of the future, the only constant is — change. More than memorizing science and math formulas, young children should be taught the art of — how to adapt and thrive in the continually evolving world of tomorrow. McKinsey Global Institute reports that by 2030, robots and AI would have...
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