Introduction Over the last two decades, the internet has revolutionised the way in which we access and consume information. What would take weeks of research in libraries is now available at the click of a button within microseconds. No doubt this kind of access has driven progress in orders of…View More The vicious effect of clickbait information
NumberNagar Dialogue Series – On Creativity in Children
Introduction Creativity is a frequently discussed topic. We see a lot of creative people around us, musicians, writers, artists, poets, designers, photographers, journalists, and many such people, we generally associate creativity with. What if, the purview of creativity is much wider than these personas? What if creativity plays a major…View More NumberNagar Dialogue Series – On Creativity in Children
Extelligence for the Students of Today and Digital Citizens of Tomorrow
“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler We covered in our previous article on…View More Extelligence for the Students of Today and Digital Citizens of Tomorrow
The Fascinating Mathematics behind Holograms
What’s a Hologram? A hologram is a physical structure that uses light diffraction to make an image, the image can appear to be three dimensional. Holography is the science and practice of making holograms. Typically, a hologram is a photographic recording of a light field, rather than an image formed…View More The Fascinating Mathematics behind Holograms
How Personalised Learning can make your kids curious?
Introduction We at NumberNagar® has been working hard to create the blueprint of Personalised Learning. We think that personalised learning can be done by a blend of student-teacher interaction and some assistance of technology. We strongly feel that technology should act only as an enabler to reach our goals of…View More How Personalised Learning can make your kids curious?
What’s new in CBSE and why Experiential Learning is even more relevant?
Learning is experience, everything else is information. — Albert Einstein Remember those bulky school textbooks in primary or even higher secondary classes? Remember learning fractions in Maths or compounds in Chemistry? For many for us, it was merely a mechanical retrieval of fragmented knowledge rather than understanding it well enough. …View More What’s new in CBSE and why Experiential Learning is even more relevant?
Technology in Education: Boon or Bane?
Technology – in the form of gadgets and applications – has penetrated every aspect of our lives. Young and old alike use technology for every task, from the mundane to the profound. There’s a gadget for this, there’s an app for that – we commonly hear these words in everyday…View More Technology in Education: Boon or Bane?
Social Media as Learning and Engagement Tool – A Perspective
Technology and Social Media have become essential parts of our lives. I recall the excitement when we bought our first TV followed by those Sunday serials. I often had to hear my parents saying, “don’t watch TV for long, it will spoil your eyes”, or “watch it from at least…View More Social Media as Learning and Engagement Tool – A Perspective
Are you asking the right questions?
I clearly remember my maths class, as a kid. My teacher would come one fine morning and ask us- “so students, what is 5 x 2?”. After a pause of about two seconds, we all would yell in unison- “taaann (10)!” She would then say- “vaaarry goood”. Little surprise, in…View More Are you asking the right questions?
Education for all: A comprehensive blueprint for bringing the change that India needs
While the government, public authorities and private sectors have taken a few noticeable steps to bring more and more kids to school and increase academic participation, yet a quality in education and pedagogical developments have remained an elusive goal. A number of significant reasons such as poor infrastructure, inadequate number of teachers, student absenteeism, the high number of dropouts, gender disparities, and unsupportive environment have crippled our classrooms.View More Education for all: A comprehensive blueprint for bringing the change that India needs