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Delhi govt signs MoU with British Council for more learning opportunities for students and teachers

The Delhi government Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the British Council to create more learning opportunities for students and teachers of its schools, officials said. The agreement will strengthen par

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KVS Recruitment 2018 Notification

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IAF Veteran Donates INR 17 Lakh to Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute

A retried Air Force officer has donated Rs 17 lakh to a school where his wife taught for more than two decades, the Defence Ministry said in a statement Wednesday. Wing Commander (retd) JP Baduni lost his

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NDMC directs official to look into allegation of Hindu-Muslim segregation of students in school

The Education Department of the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Wednesday directed a senior official to visit and inspect its school in Wazirabad over reports that students there were be

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Vidyashilp Academy Bangalore Ranked Among the Top 10 Day Schools of Excellence in the Country

The annual Education World 2018-19 survey of India's schools of excellence has ranked Vidyashilp Academy as one of India's top 10 co-ed day schools in the country. The school ranked 8th in the country an

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Educators Learn Productivity Tools at Tech Dive 2018

ScooNews preps the next wave of skills in school education to transform Teaching & learning with Tech Giants Microsoft, Adobe, Extramarks and Ebix Smartclass The Hyderabad Public School, B

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"Reading is complex. It requires our brains to connect letters to sounds, put those sounds in the right order, and pull the words together into sentences and paragraphs we can read and comprehend. People with dyslexia ha

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30 Minor Girls Oppose Lewd Graffiti in Bihar School, Thrashed

Thirty minor girls of a school in Bihar's Supaul district were beaten up by a mob after they protested against lewd comments on a wall allegedly written by boys of a neighbouring school, police said Sunday.

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Free-range parenting is the concept of raising children in the spirit of encouraging them to function independently and with limited parental supervision, in accordance of their age of development and with a reasonable a

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Punjab govt comes up with own IELTS

With the youth in Punjab, nothing sells like Canada. Hoping to tap into the emigration craze, the state Education Department has come up with a plan to improve their English skills by launching a programme called the

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Education Minister of Different Countries attend 'happiness class' in Delhi school

Education ministers of Afghanistan and the UAE were a

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Odisha GOVT to Restructure Cadre of Primary School Teachers

Odisha government Thursday decided to restructure the cadre of primary school teachers and head masters following which the agitating teachers called off their protest. According to a stat

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Punjab cabinet approves regularisation of over 8,000 teachers

The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved regularisation of 8,886 teachers recruited under the central education programmes, an official spokesman said. The cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of

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Delhi govt-school principals to get training at Cambridge

The Delhi government is sending as many as 60 principals of its government schools to the prestigious Cambridge University in England for a training programme. Announcing the decision on Monday, Deputy C

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CBSE Board Exams 2019: Class 10, 12 exams to begin in February

CBSE board exams 2019 will begin from the month of February and the entire exam schedule will be released next week, the central board said on Wednesday. The board has decided to conduct exams for

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CBSE issues advisory to schools, to counter the threat of Momo Challenge

The lethal 'Momo Challenge' attracts teenagers to save unknown contact numbers on WhatsApp by the name of momo and those who play are terrorized by the pictures of Japanese Momo doll. CBSE has released a

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Budgetary allocation for interest-free edu loans to be hiked: Javadekar

The Union government will increase its annual allocation for interest-free loans to students and digitalise over 15 lakh classrooms as part of its resolve to ensure quality education in the country, said Union Mi

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UNESCO chief says schools must fight extremism

The head of the UN education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence and she will push world leaders meeting in New

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You've probably heard that arts curriculum is beneficial to students, but did you know that it benefits all students, even the ones who aren't particularly artsy? There's no doubt that the arts are fun for kids. Diving i

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Teaching is a noble profession. What are our first memories which we associate with this career? That eduactors are calm, mature & they've huge patience to deal with critical situations in classroom. But actually, teache

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Two pvt schools in Kashmir lose recognition over 'exorbitant' fee hike

Authorities in Kashmir Saturday suspended the recognition of two prominent private schools here for "exorbitant fee hike and non-compliance of orders" from the Department of School Educa

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UP govt to make secondary education 'model for quality'

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has said the state government is working towards making secondary education in the state a "model for quality education".

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Teachers face numerous challenges in a classroom, always trying to ensure their teaching methods are effective enough. There’s one teaching technique to overcome these challenges, which is cooperati

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Verizon India, Pratham to educate underprivileged children

IT major Verizon India, the subsidiary of Nasdaq-listed Verizon Communications Inc, has partnered with non-profit organisation Pratham Education Foundation to offer its

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Nothing wrong with having CCTV cameras in classrooms, says HC

The Delhi High Court thursday said there was nothing wrong with having CCTV cameras inside classrooms and rubbished the claims that children's right to privacy would be affected. A bench of Chief

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Afternoon sessions are main concerns for every educator. Teachers struggle with the problem that how they can charge up their students. Conventional teaching methods would not be very productive when the students are tir

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History is considered as THE BORING subject since all time. Students mostly don't take part in history lessons actively and they try to skip that class. But as a teacher we all know that how much knowle

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Our classrooms just not get over after we left school. In fact, all what we learnt through lessons, teachers and from the whole experience of schooling is carry forwarded in our regular life.

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Teaching may have looked all fun and games during our childhood - scolding students, checking notebooks and writing on the blackboard. We better know now that it is one of the most demanding job in the world.

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Centre selects 3 govt schools in Haryana for 'Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar'

The Centre has selected three government schools of Haryana for the 'Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar' for the academic year 2017-18. The 'Swachh Vidyalaya

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Millennials ditching corporate jobs for teaching: Study

Millennials in India are increasingly saying goodbye to their high-flying corporate jobs and taking the teaching route to utilise their skills and impart knowledge to young students, a study has found.

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Teachers the epitome of knowledge and wisdom. They keep passing on their experience and learning philosophies to students. Ultimately for decades they prepare our future generations to become a leader, champion, athlete,

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Teaching is the most influential job in the world. Teachers are known to shape the mind of youth and without knowledge no one can exist in this world. Teacher imparts good value in children and turn them into responsible

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Teachers sent on compulsory leave after student's suicide bid

The principal and two teachers of a private school have been asked to proceed on compulsory leave for their alleged involvement in mishandling an incident, leading to a suicide a

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Punjab govt to take initiative for improving school infrastructure

The Punjab government will take help of corporate houses, industries, NGOs and NRI organizations to develop infrastructure in government schools in the state.

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Shortage of teachers in many schools: Education Minister

Arunachal Pradesh Education Minister Honchun Ngandam said in the state Assembly that there was shortage of teachers in many schools but attributed it to political interference.

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School teacher 'removes' rakhis; Gujarat govt seeks explanation

The Gujarat government has sought explanation from a school in Gandhinagar following allegations that one of its teachers forcibly removed rakhis tied on the wrists of students.

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There is a lot of pressure from the media and from peers to believe that math is painful. Sometimes teachers try to dress up mathematics to make it look like "a game". Instead, they are

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Teachers are often taken for granted. In other words, teaching is taken as a job more than as a profession unlike the medical field and other similar fields. If you are a surgeon, you can charge a fortun

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Temple school in Pakistan where Muslim woman teaches Hindu students

Inside a Hindu temple in a shanty area in Pakistan's Karachi city, Anum Agha wearing the traditional Hijab greets her students with 'salaam' and gets a loud 'Jai Shri Ram' in response.

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Pre-school, elementary, middle and high school teacher are in high demand across the country. And for those considering a career in teaching, there can be a host of benefits. But many would-be teachers mistakenly believe

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University closed over tension after attack on professor for Facebook post

The Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) has been closed for an indefinite period over tension prevailing in the campus. A professor was beaten up by a mob for sharing a Facebook post critical of the

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Schools may lose recognition for compromising student safety

Student safety is the most concerning issue in schools for teachers, administration & parents all over the world. Recently, delhi government took a stand to warn schooling authorities for ignorance regarding safety of ch

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A child's brain is capable of grasping new information faster than a grown-up's brain. The question remains, are we training their brains to the best of our capabilities? It is important for the teachers to understand th

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Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'Kindergarten Teacher' to Open Hamptons Film Festival

Maggie Gyllenhaal-starrer "The Kindergarten Teacher" has been announced as the opening film at the Hamptons International Film Festival. In a statement, the festiv

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Are India's Anti - Bullying Laws Doing any Good? Bullying does not necessarily mean hitting or causing physical harm to someone but it also is something that is done on purpose and leads to mental stress or trauma. Teacher

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In the latest Health Survey, 75 percent of teachers, teaching assistants, headteachers and other education staff in schools, colleges and universities said they had suffered from stress in the last 2 years. In response w

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The process of teaching requires multitasking. A Teacher is not only a mentor for the students, but is also a facilitator of knowlede, a guide, a counsellor, a speaker and a subject expert.

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Teachers are considered to be the embodiment of knowledge. There are different kind of teaching methodology taken by teachers, some teachers teach by playway method, some teachers go for lecture methodol

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Professional development refers to different types of educational experiences that are related to an individual's work. Doctors, lwawyers, educators, accountants, engineers and a wide variety of people p

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PM mentions name of Differently-abled CBSE exam topper on Radio

A differently abled girl from Gurgaon is in the seventh heaven after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned her achievement in his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat,

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Teaching requires skill and it is an art, in which a teacher is an artist, and the art is his/her students. Every teacher has his/her own way and technique of teaching which is different

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The first teacher of every child is a Mother. As the child enters into the world he/she tries to express his/her emotions through verbal cues and facial expressions.

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The way in which Norm Abram earned the title speaks to a larger point. In some ways, these types of designations are completely arbitrary. There is no governing body to award such status.

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Teaching is a profession in which a teacher is not only a mentor to the students but also a guide, researcher, professional tutor and a friend for the students. The t

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France closes phone ban in schools

French lawmakers have secured a deal on a bill that would outlaw the use of mobiles phones in schools starting in September, one of the Emmanuel Macron pledges during last years presidential camp

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'Weird Math' to connect Numbers and Equation to Real World

Mathematics is a study of digits and numbers. These numbers and digits, though discovered by Aryabhatta have been the ruling life since ages. Without numbers, we cann

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Steps to check recurrence of CBSE paper leak: Prakash Javedkar

The CBSE has taken steps to check recurrence of paper leaks after disaffiliating schools concerned for compromising with the sanctity of exams, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadek

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Human teachers exist. Mechanical teachers do not. If you are talking about computer based teaching programs, that is different. Fewer than half of the students are self-mo

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A good teacher is more than a content expert. A good teacher demonstrates compassion for students, helping them see their purpose and value in a global society as well as their smaller community.

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Teachers are the builders of the nation. Every teacher undergoes a period of training in their lifetime. It is during this period of training that a trainee teacher learns a lot and undergoes different changes to teach w

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2.52 cr minority students availed scholarships: Naqvi

As many as 2.52 crore minority students, half of them girls, availed three scholarship schemes being offered by the government, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today. Na

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People of all age groups like to play games. Since 1950s people love to play all sorts of games. From video games to sports, indoor to outdoor, games are loved by everyone. Some peopl

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Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students

In a bid to check migration of children to private schools, authorities of a government school in a remote village of Mysuru has painted it to look like a train to attract students. The school is located i

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Parents are the backbone of every child. Right from the birth of a child till their death, parents take care of each and every need of their newborn. They make sure t

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Calculators are majorly used by the students these days as a part of their maths and science subject. To solve mathematical problems and to perform scientific calculations, calculators are widely used. But the students o

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Mathematics has been one of the favourite subjects of every creative child. The process of addition, multiplication, division and subtraction seem to be so easy while solving using paper and pen. But when doing mental ma

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8-year-old yoga champion named 'British Indian of the Year'

An eight year old Indian origin school boy who is the under 11, UK national yoga champion has been named the British Indian of the Year in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field

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Over 40,000 school classrooms turn hi-tech in Kerala

Kerala schools are fast becoming digital with hi tech classrooms equipped with advanced gadgets, including laptops and multimedia projectors, coming up in over 40,000 classrooms in the state. As part of th

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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus

Two recent surveys reveal a widespread belief among teachers that students have shorter attention spans because of their constant use of digital technology. Are you distracted by

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Periodic Table of Elements

The periodic table of the chemical elements is a tabular method of displaying the chemical elements, first devised in 1869 by the Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleev. M

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Spending time barefoot may boost kids' balancing, jumping skills

Children and adolescents who spend most of their time barefoot tend to develop motor skills differently and are better at jumping and balancing, scientists say. The study, published in the

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Not educating girls costs global economy USD 15-30 trillion

Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 trillion to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks Malala Day today. Less tha

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About 23 million children in age group of 15-18 years working in India

About 23 million children between 15 to 18 years of age in India are working, of whom 19 million have dropped out of school, according to a study conducted by a leading NGO. The report by

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We all are keen to know more and more about scientific facts and phenomena. We want to know about the daily happenings taking place in the field of science every day. Reading about

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Better eye-to-hand coordination could make kids smarter: Study

Young children with a better eye to hand coordination are more likely to achieve higher scores for reading, writing and maths, according to a study. The study, published in the journal

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Use of Technology in Education: Myth vs Reality

Education is the single most powerful tool that can shape a child perspective on almost everything. It is critical that children have access to quality education irrespective of their proficiency levels or where they are

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25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

Teachers are the builders of the nation. Every teacher has its own methodology of teaching. Different teachers come in the classroom teach different subjects and once they are done, t

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Top 10 Team-Building Games That Promote Critical Thinking

One of the primary goals of education is to groom the personality of the individuals working together in the real world. Yes, there are mounds of curricula that ha

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RLSP to hold programme to honour teachers

Workers of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, an NDA ally, would observe a daylong fast and honour teachers on July 27 as part of their Shiksha Sudhar, Shikshak Satkar programme in Bihar, party president and union minister Upen

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Top 25 Apps for Teachers

Teachers are undoubtedly the largest community in the world. They help in building up the basic infrastructure of the nation. They are the only citizens of the nation, who help in building up the future of the child alon

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Do Schools Kill Creativity

In the 21st century, the world demands students who can think creatively and critically. As technology develops, we will have robots to do all the basic work for us. However, it is our mission to ensure that the next gen

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Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change

The millions of K12 students who have returned to school this fall may find dramatic changes waiting in their science classrooms. In this and coming school years, new national standards are set to transform science educa

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New York, first to require mental health education in schools

New York and Virginia became the first two states to enact laws requiring mental health education in schools. New York's law updates the health curriculum in elementary, middle and hi

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NCERT suggests opening schools in minority areas

The NCERT has recommended opening schools in minority populated areas and giving their culture due to representation in the curriculum to address various problems like discrimination and harassment of minority community

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Kejriwal,Dalai Lama launch Happiness Curriculum for Delhi govt schools

The Delhi government today launched Happiness Curriculum for its school students, with the Dalai Lama gracing the occasion and saying that India can lead the world by uniting the modern

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How Does Homeschool Affect Children?

More than 1.2 million students are now being taught at home, more students that are enrolled in the entire New York City public school system.

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Texas educators training to shoot back at school shooters

Educators in Texas are getting firearms training to retaliate against potential school shooters. A group of teachers and principals from around Texas enrolled this week in the state school marshals program to learn how t

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Australia, India to collaborate for reviewing school curriculum

Australia and India today decided on a partnership for reviewing school curriculum, teaching and learning during Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar visit to the country. "The collaborati

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Neuroscience of Learning: 25 Terms every teacher should know

Neuroscience, Biology and Bioscience teachers must remember the following terms. The terms mentioned below are mainly to be used by the neuroscience/ biology teachers during their science lectures.

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Dangers of Distracted Parenting

Being a parent is a huge responsibility. Not only you are in charge of your child every day care, but you are also given the monumental task of raising your child to become a decent, happy and healthy human being.

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American Schools vs. the World: Quality Education, Flexible but Expensive, Bad at Math

Studying in America has many advantages, but before you pick which program suits you best meets your needs, you must first know about the education system in USA. There is a wide rang

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5 teachers to be suspended for miscalculations in CBSE Class 10, 12 exam papers

The Central Board of Secondary Education has served notices to schools in the city to suspend five teachers after miscalculations of marks were found in Class 10 and Class 12 board exam papers during ree

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Why Good Teachers Quit Teaching

Teachers are the builders of the nation. Here are some of the top reasons why teachers quit the jobs they once loved. 1. Challenging wor

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Govt orders annual exams for govt school teachers

From this year onwards, it would not only be students in government schools who would be appearing in annual examinations for grades but their teachers too. According to