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Empowering Early Childhood Education: A Deep Dive into India’s Latest Curriculum Initiatives

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The first few years of a child’s life are crucial for overall development. Children in the 3-6 years age group experience rapid brain development. This is due to two simultaneous processes: synaptogenesis (forming new synapses) and myelination (insulating nerve fibers for faster communication). When brain development is at a faster pace, the grasping of information[...]
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Does Project-Based Learning Really Work? Examining Research and Student Experiences

If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow. By John Dewey This statement incorporates a progressive view on the necessity of evolving educational methodologies to match the pace of societal and technological changes. Dewey argued that if education fails to adapt to the shifting needs and conditions of the[...]
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Is teaching empathy something we need more of in schools?

Is empathy a fundamental aspect of emotional intelligence? Should schools dedicate more time and resources to teaching empathy? Let’s explore the significance of empathy in education, its benefits, and how it can be effectively implemented into school curricula. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings, emotions, and perspectives of others. It goes[...]
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How to Support Social and Emotional Learning Through Choice?

How to Support Social and Emotional Learning Through Choice
In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in the holistic development of students. SEL encompasses a range of skills that enable individuals to understand and manage their emotions, develop positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.  In a school, where academic pressure and competition often[...]
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What Is Empathy In Education?

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The concept of empathy, especially in education, has gained significant importance, transcending beyond traditional academic pursuits. In schools, fostering empathy is not just a virtue but a necessity to nurture well-rounded individuals who can thrive in an interconnected world. As the education system continues to evolve, there is a growing recognition of the need to[...]
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6 Ways To Value Vocational Education And Career Readiness Early On In Schools

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In the vast landscape of India’s educational journey, a crucial transformation awaits school students at the crossroads of opportunity and challenge. As the world advances rapidly in technology and industries evolve, the call for a shift in education becomes imperative. This is the rallying cry for vocational education—a transformative force poised to shape a generation[...]
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Supporting students through transitions: 9 Tips for educators

Supporting students through transitions: 9 Tips for educators
In India, the education system is known for its diversity, spanning various boards, languages, and cultures. With such diversity comes the need to provide support to students as they navigate through the numerous transitions in their academic journey. Whether it’s transitioning from primary to secondary school, from school to college, or even from one educational[...]
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