Phonetics – The tool for better English Pronunciation

Introduction How /ˈɒf(ə)n/ do you know the English Pronunciation of a word? Do you know about the notation I used in the last sentence? The notation I used is the Phonetics notation for the word “often”. Now try pronouncing it and check the following: Do you pronounce it with stress…

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Lunch-time conversation – Learning from everyday experiences

A week ago, an interesting conversation happened with my team during lunch time at office. A routine lunch-time conversation: We gather at the lunch table as usual; it was only the Three Musketeers that day – Varsha, Vasundara and I. Varsha’s lunch box had roti and ‘parval-aloo’ (Hindi). Varsha is…

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Blended Learning: A Perspective on “Learning how to Learn”

Educators, now, focus on the pedagogical changes and practices of blended learning while teachers facilitate the personalisation of student learning.

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Education Franchises in India – In the search for a “Formula”

Learning is always evolving in the age of the Internet. It is now instant, online, self-driven and on the go. The Current Context A decade later, it would not matter how or where you acquired knowledge. However, proficiency in leveraging the relevant skills will matter. Though learning like this sounds…

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Conceptual clarity – why it is important in primary education?

School students are perpetually battered with the burden of ‘syllabus completion’ right from the ‘ripe’ age of 6-7 years. This ‘syllabus-gospel’ that schools and teachers stick to is hugely driven by the content in textbooks. There is no dearth of the number and variety of textbooks available in the market…

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The Rhetorical Question: “What school did you go to?”

How often have you come across this question? Does studying in premier schools/college make one think high of herself? Or is this a pointless generalization which has nothing to do with learning? Madhav Chavan, the co-founder, and CEO of the NGO, Pratham Foundation highlights, “we are focused on IITs, and primary schools,…

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Shared intelligence: Harnessing the group’s wisdom

“What is a drop of rain, compared to the storm? What is a thought, compared to a mind? Our unity is full of wonder, which your tiny individualism… cannot even conceive.” — The Many, System Shock Have you ever wondered, why do geese fly in a V formation? As a bird flaps its…

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