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Pre-school children to be assessed on behaviour, sharing habits:NCERT draft guidelines

Children going to play schools will be assessed on their behaviour, sharing and caring habits, and holding crayons and pencils properly, among other parameters, according to new draft guidelines framed by the NCE

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Curiosity can boost kids grades in school

Children who are curious are more likely to perform better in school, regardless of economic background, scientists including one of Indian origin have found. Researchers at

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Google ties up with CBSE for results, exam-related info

Tech giant Google today said it has collaborated with Central Board of Secondary Education to allow students check their results on its platform.

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Dragonfly wings inspire new generation of aerogels

Scientists have created a new form of highly efficient, low-cost insulation material based on the wings of a dragonfly. Aerogel is the most porous material known to man and ultralight, wit

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Ohio school district allows teachers, staff to carry weapons

A school board at a southwest Ohio district where a student shot and wounded two classmates has voted to allow teachers and staff to carry weapons. WLWT-TV reports the Madison Local School District board v

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Five teens wounded as gang fires on Mexican school

An armed gang opened fire on a high school in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, wounding five students, prosecutors said. Witnesses of the att

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CBSE papers leak: Suspended CBSE official quizzed

On the eve of Class 12 economics paper re test, police today questioned the CBSE official who was suspended for laxity in supervising an examination centre in outer Delhi's Bawana area, from where the paper was leaked.

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Activities to Keep Kids' Brains Active in Summer

Fill in summers special days and events on the Education World Coloring Calendar for June, July, or August. Or help children use pencils, drawing paper, and rulers to create, decorate, and fill in their own summer calend

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Another glass ceiling broken, UP Sainik School admits girls

For the first time in the country, a Sainik School here has opened its doors for girls. As many as 15 girls from different family backgrounds have got admission in the Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey Uttar Pradesh Sainik Scho

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Sports guidelines to prevent students from turning into potatoes

The CBSE has formulated new guidelines for its schools mandating them to have a daily sports period so as to prevent students from having a sedentary lifestyle and turning into couch potatoes.

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Junk food TV ads more frequent during kids's peak viewing times

Junk food advertisements are shown more frequently on TV during children's peak viewing times, according to a study. The research also showed that children were exposed to twice as much un

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Tab-based smart classes in NDMC schools

Students in Navyug or NDMC schools will now get a chance to be part of the expanding smart classroom education eco-system, with a new collaboration. NDMC has partnered with Khan Academy In

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WCD ministry launches contest to make schools safe, fun for children

The Women and Child Development ministry has launched a letter writing contest aimed at making schools safe and fun for the children. Entries for the contest '#BackToSchool'

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NCERT publishes info on child helplines in textbooks

NCERT has published information about helplines for children in all course books from Class 6-12, giving around 26 crore school children access to them, the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry sai

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Class 10, 12 exams postponed in Punjab to be held on April 27: CBSE

The CBSE today announced that the Class 10 and Class 12 examinations that were postponed in Punjab due to the 'Bharat bandh' on April 2 will now be conducted on April 27. At the request of

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Flat math and reading results in national report card

Fourth graders made no improvements in math or reading, while eighth graders scores were flat in math and only slightly improved in reading, according to results released today on the

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UK boarding school to allow boys to wear skirts

A leading privately run boarding school in the UK will allow boys who wish to wear a skirt to make it a uniform choice. Uppingham School at Rutland in the East Midlands region of England already uses

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Students, teachers rush back to class in IS-free east Syria

Her name means dreams in Arabic and school teacher Ahlam is finally realising hers returning to her beloved classroom after years of jihadist rule over her eastern Syrian hometown. Perched

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Shashi Tharoor urged HRD Minister to exempt CBSE students from re-test

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today urged HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar to exempt CBSE Class 12 students from the economics paper re test on compassionate grounds

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Austria plans headscarf ban for primary school pupils

Government of Austria announced today its intention to bring in a ban on the headscarf for girls in kindergartens and primary schools. Education Minister Heinz Fassmann

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ATTENTION : Apps to keep kids safe online may be counterproductive

Mobile apps designed to keep children safe from online predators may be counterproductive, as they harm the trust between parents and kids, as well as reduce the young one's ability to respond to online

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Girls with autism must be empowered to overcome: UN chief

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has joined the global call to empower women and girls with autism and involve them and their advocates in policy and decision-making to address the challenges they f

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CBSE Paper Leak: A Chain of Re-exam, Meetings, Protests & Demands

The re examination of CBSE Class 12 economics paper will be held on April 25, while the retest for Class 10 mathematics is likely to be conducted in July, Education Secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday.

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CBSE paper leak: Students, Cong hold protests across Delhi

Students and Congress youth leaders yesterday held protests in several parts of the national capital against CBSE board papers being leaked, accusing the board of negligence and demanding immediate actio

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Music lessons may boost your kid's grades

Music lessons can enhance a child's memory, reasoning, and planning abilities, leading to improved academic performance, a study has found. Visual arts lessons also signif

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Calculators 'a plus' for students after all: study

Calculators can help students become better at problem-solving, according to the latest research.

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Why #MeToo should be used to teach Sex Education in Schools

#MeToo movement is creating a lot of buzz in social, digital, & through them to the academic sectors as well. Hollywood is the originator of this debate but what a good initiative it was that helped to open up in all are

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Students are not Data Banks, NCERT will cut syllabus by half

The HRD Ministry has said that it is up to states to "adopt or adapt" to its plan to reduce NCERT curriculum in schools to lessen the burden on students. NCERT "Education is a subject in the

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Ghana Teacher is getting lot's of love from all over the world

Teachers are the biggest examples of making impossible to I AM POSSIBLE. One live example is Richard Appiah Akoto. Who's teaching computer without equipment but on a blackboard. Wit

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5 Ways To Improve The Memory Of Early Learners

A lot of adults suffer from poor memory that affects their everyday lives. By following a few effective tricks to improve the memory power of early learners, we can ensure that kids don’t face memory retention problems as they turn into adult

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Do you know this Kerala couple created a forest school for their kids

Thirty - six years ago, this couple had decided that their yet to be born child will not go to school. As they were not happy and satisfied with the typical & more of an artificial kind of learning. Gopalakrishna

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Why Your Students Struggle: Find out with Diagnostic Approach of Teaching

Performance of students would be a great matter of concern for every teacher. But for their overall improvement teachers need to diagnose the level of understanding in their classroom. Diagnostic teaching is a method tha

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What should be in a Teacher's bag?

Teachers will usually leave materials and lesson plans, but they also want to have a plan B at all times. When students in the class don't want to study and you are supposed to teach them but you don't know how. Here we're at

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Why we should use Silence in a Classroom

Several studies have found that pausing for three or more seconds showed a noticeable positive impact on learning.

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How to deal with difficult parents (effective 7 steps)

Emotionally immature parents are a big reason of anxieties for teachers. Dealing with difficult parents is especially hard on the emotionally sensitive child. By taking notice of other people’s reactions, it’s very hard for him/her to st

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4 Digital Platforms Leading the Future of Ed-Tech in India

Time has been changed so fastly that in today’s technology-driven world, teachers may no longer be the sole keepers of knowledge in the classroom. The introduction of one-to-one

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Noble Prize Series - India 2018 (Education & the role of Teachers)

From, 1 February, a five-day unique programme to stimulate engagement in science, literature, and peace taking place in Goa, Mumbai and New Delhi. During Nobel Prize Series five Nobel Laureates will give lectures and take part in roundta

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Is k-12 Education reform in the offing?

Ask any educator and they will silently endorse the need for reforms in K-12 education. But to decide on a single best idea for reforming K-12 education, it is first important to discover the biggest problem that the system currently faces.

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Union Budget 2018-19: Five things Indian education sector expects

Last year’s budget listed education as amongst the “9 pillars”. About 6% of the GDP was allocated last year which was 3.3% in 2012. In the world rankings, Indian Institutes are lag behind due to lack of bas

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Is Classroom Obsolete in 21st Century?

With a giant leap into the 21st century, we have surmounted most of our shortcomings and learned new ways to do things at the least possible time. Be it business, education or science and technology, we have made inconceivable and

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Learn Five Technical Skills to Buttress Your Teaching

The use of technology has crept up over the years in education arena and teachers feigning to be good teachers but not tech savvy are actually digging their own grave.

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Fantastic Resources For New Pre-School Teacher (List of Best 22 Options)

Fortunately, the Web has profound resources for teachers. We have sized up hundreds of educational websites to compile this list that contains 22 of the best ones.  Fantastic Resources For New Pre-School Teacher

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Why the Modern Technology pyramid matters for Educators?

As an educator, you must be knowing how badly students, in this fast-paced world, depend on technology. A K-12 student needs to have his/her phone with them all the time. According to the Pew Research Centre, the average teen

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Embracing Digital Education over Traditional Education Methods

Does traditional education is becoming vulnerable due to the introduction of digital platform in the field of education? This question arises in our minds when we look back at the teaching methods used decades ago and the methods which are in usag

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Effect of Physical abuse and Punishment on Academic Performance

Abused children may have more difficulty with academic performance, self-control, self-image, and social relationships than children who are not abused.

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Best 20 Youtube Channels for Students

Here we’re with a packed and well-checked list of YouTube channels.

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Top 10 Famous Teachers Who Changed the World

Without a proper and appropriate teacher, education is not possible, and the brave new world bristling with confidence to take on any challenge would not be so beautiful without teachers. However, all the great teachers had their own methods to te

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Use video to reinvent education (unleash the Power of a good story)

Visual mediums are the ones which can save those students who actually are unconventional. Typical and traditional methods of teaching are way more boring for them and in the age of technology we need to

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Strategies to Develop Your Own Curriculum as a New Teacher

Developing curriculum can be a taxing task for first-year teachers. This article “Strategies to Develop Your Own Curriculum as a New Teacher” will greatly help you formulate strategies using which you can make an outstan

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6 Classroom Management Strategies

Without effective Classroom Management Strategies, your plans to impart quality education is sure to fall through which is why learning and formulating effective strategies to run a class smoothly has become indispensable for educators.

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Learning Math Augments kid’s Language Proficiency

You will be truly amazed to discover that learning math augments kid’s language proficiency. A research at Prude University reveals that Preschool children who participate in math activities at home with their parents not only ameliorate thei

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Become a Teacher, Without Having to touch Academics

Many education experts have acknowledged the importance of teaching non-academic skills to children in schools. Non-academic skills are crucial for the healthy growth of a child. Yet, non-academic subjects like dance, music, art and craft etc are

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The Positive Impacts of E-learning on K 12 Education System

Digital technology has so gradually seeped into our lives that we hardly seem to notice its impact. Digital technology has changed the face of classrooms. Education is becoming more integrated with the online world. The world of education is curre

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Five Impediments to Innovation in K 12 Education

There are numerous obstacles which impede innovation in the field of education. Harnessing education with technology does not suffice. There’s no denying the fact that technology has helped in the advancement of classroom learning, but there

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To Enhance K 12 Education: Bolster Education With Technology

India has approximately 250 million students enrolled in schools. Moreover, the student-teacher ratio in India is 1:35 which seems to be more of a one size fits all approach. There is an increasing need of quality primary and secondary education.

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Countries with a Fresh Approach to Catering K 12 Education

With the changing times, the face of the schooling systems of some of the countries are also undergoing drastic changes, only for the better. While majority of the nations are holding on to the traditional teaching methods which are evidently fail

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Ways To Involve Educational Stakeholders in K 12 Education Improvement

From administrators, staff, teachers, school board, city councillors and state representatives to parent and community members, anyone who is responsible for the welfare and success of a school can be termed as the educational stakeholders. They h

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Online Learning for K 12: A Beneficiary or A Bane

As per the report of US Department of Education of 2010 online learning is one of the fastest growing trends in the field of education. The question is whether students benefit more out of these online learning programs or out of face to face lear

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Top Four Trends Of The K-12 Education Environment

The conventional model of K 12 education gradually waning. Innovative techniques have an impact on the way we perceive education as a whole. Education is evolving rapidly with the coming in of technology. New trends can be observed which have the

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Do money matters in terms of performance (Discover the new learning methods)

Recent studies majorly focused upon the co-relation between school education and condition of the economic status of students. Especially in between their higher aspirat

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Some Facts Relating to Students’ Dropout Percentage From School

The zeitgeist of students drop out rate from schools has undergone changes since the time of 90’s. Comparing the data of late 90’s to that of the early 20th century shows that the differing reasons as to why students keep away from schoo

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How to earn more than your regular teaching job

Teachers usually get paid a little less than professionals, however, there are a lot of ways where teachers can make up their low salaries. There is a host of freelancing websites to earn more than your regular teaching job. According to

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Four Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies For Teachers

Consciously or unconsciously we are constantly learning things while interacting with our surroundings. It is way easier and more effective to learn from everyday situations, incidents etc. than to be persistently drilled with facts. Here are some

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Curtailing Working Hours, Not the solution to Retain Teachers

According to the Department of Education workload survey observed that classroom teachers worked 54.4 hours a week on an average. The heavy working hour shift is considered as one of the major cause of teachers quitting their jobs. Evidently, unma

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Top 5 Android Apps for Teachers to help them manage students

In today’s technology-driven and fast-paced world, it is equally important for teachers to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in technology. This article “5 Best Android Apps for Teachers to help manage students” exp

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Philosophy lessons lead to better behaviour and marks in Sydney school

Burgeoning stress among students is keeping them away from themselves and they are getting into the trap of everything unthinkable. Parents and teachers both are equally anxious by their obnoxious behaviour and degrading performance. Mal

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5 Worst Things To Say To Your Students As a Teacher

Your words can either make or mar a student’s trust and confidence in you. A reckless unfeeling word can go a long way in impacting upon your student. And then there are words which can have such deleterious effects that it should never be s

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Australia Provides Educational Assistance to Schools of Sumba

The Australian government has dished out four educational aid program called Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children (INOVASI) for four regencies in Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). The assigned four regencies

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90 South Australian Public Schools To Refurbish Their Infrastructure

More than 90 South Australian Public Schools will construct new infrastructure in place of the prevailing buildings and classrooms with a fund of $690 million. These schools are scattered all across SA. Each of these schools will be allocated with

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Australian Government Warned of Widening Gap Between Country and City Schools

Widening Gap between country and city schools in Australia is worrisome and Australian Government apprised of the same apparently. Doubting quality of education in Australia is sinister but is it urban Australia we are talking about or q

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Keys to Classroom Excellence That Teachers Must Know

Keys to Classroom Excellence Have you ever wondered what the keys to classroom excellence are? What is it that keeps students learning in the classroom? As a teacher, do you know the art of enticing students? D

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Teachers advised to stop stressing about split infinitives, as study finds they are now part of everyday language

Many of us fear and sometimes despise learning the English language due to strict grammar rules we need to adhere to. But the good news is that grammarians are now relaxing on the rules and unconventional approaches to learning the language have g

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Tech trouble? Some schools are training students to help

Two Student Technology Leaders creating a tutorial in Spanish about iPads at a GenYES workshop for Albuquerque Public Schools, in Albuquerque, N.M. With more computers at school, some districts are training students to provide technical support to

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The Staffroom: Debunking the myths about teachers

Teachers only work from nine to three Teachers are engaged in face-to-face teaching for five hours a day plus supervision at lunchtime, recess and roll call. They take four to eight classes a day but that is not the only

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UK teachers bail out of the profession due to job stress

Like all other professionals, teachers too have started experiencing job stress which is marring their productivity and contributing to health problems such as heart disease and depression. In UK, a research revealed that 75% of the teac

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Welsh Government’s Step To Cure Mental Illness At The School Level

Children dealing with mental and emotional issues are likely to receive professional assistance from a team of experts. The Welsh government has taken an initiative according to which on-site help will be accessible to the students. The pilot init

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62 Teachers Felicitated to Bolster "Innovative" Teaching Techniques Among Teachers

Tutors Pride, a private tutorial for online resource is all set to felicitate 62 of its teachers on 2nd Oct. Out of the 62 teachers to be felicitated, forty belong to the list of teachers awarded as "noble professionals" by the Telangana Governmen

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UNESCO Deems to Empower Educators on World Teachers’ Day 2017

On 5th of October celebrated as World Teachers’ Day, the UNESCO plans to emphasize on the work of educational service providers such as professors, teachers, researchers etc. A daylong chain of seminars dedicated to the work of educators at i

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Teaching Council Strives To Strike A Balance Between The Demand and Supply of Teachers

The supply of teachers has undergone tremendous changes since the past few years. In fact, even the qualifications required to be a teacher has transformed over the years. Brian Mooney points out a chain of reasons impacting on the supply of teach

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Bandying About Racial Inequalities Is No Longer Forbidden In Teaching Spaces

The University of Akron’s LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education is conducting a town hall forum in order to encourage local educators to impart racial inequities prevailing in the country. The discussion on “Teach

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Ongoing Strive to Reinforce the Male Teaching Population at Elementary Schools

Bill L’Orange, a first-grade teacher gave the readers of LIFE magazine, a glimpse into the life of a male-elementary school teacher. It was 45 years ago when he invited LIFE inside his classroom and shared the world of a child and also of a m

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Teaching Coding In Schools Helps Students Be Producers In The Society

Many of the schools nowadays consider computer science to be a core part of the academic curriculum. With this advent of the computer as one of the mainstream subjects has lent importance to the code in various educational institutions. The campai

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Language Learning in St Norwood School Enriching Students’ educational experience

Students of St Norwood School are on the receiving end of a unique style of teaching. The students of Norwood school are taught a second language from as early as Kindergarten. The second language, Chinese is taught by Zu Qun. She believes that te

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Dwindling Population of Male teachers in Primary Schools

Looking at the current rate at which the number of male teachers is diminishing, researchers claim that if such a trend continues, there will be not a single male teacher left in the primary schools of Australia, 50 years from now. A stu

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Mental Health Education: A Compulsory Subject for Teachers

Majority of the primary school teachers in England are in sync to opine that primary schools play an important role in recognizing signs of mental-health issues among students. Although only a rare few teachers feel able enough to either to catch

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Attempts Ought to be Made Towards Presenting Teaching As An Intellectually Appealing Profession In England

Andreas Schleicher, the head of education at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development asserts that to make the teaching profession â??intellectually appealingâ? in England is a much more challenging task than to solve the low

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Don’t Let Your Student’s Attention Waver In Classroom, With Interesting Teaching Techniques

Wish to leave a lasting impression on your students, the very first day? Here are four effective teaching techniques which will help you to stay in the student’s mind longer than you remain in the classroom: The Desi

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Can Lesser Students Claim Their Right to Education Owing to Overcrowding Secondary Schools?

The number rises even higher than half when it comes to schools which are either filled up to the brim or are overflowing with students in the seventh year. Data collected from more than a 100 school premises of UK shows that the number

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Dearth of Teachers Lead to Cramming in of Deficiently Qualified Teachers in UK

In a desperate resort to render teachers to the rapidly increasing number of secondary school students, more than half of the teaching posts have been crammed in with unqualified teachers in the UK. Recent report by National Audit Office suggests

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How science can improve teaching and learning for students

As a teacher, you would certainly like your students to remember what they read. Yet one of the most common sights on high school and college campuses across the land is that of students poring over textbooks, yellow marker in hand, highlighting i

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Google for Teachers, Get more from Google for your classroom and students

Teachers need not be a technology geek to learn and update their knowledge from Google. Having said that, you must be attuned to the tips and tricks to get relevant information as well as knowledge from Google. Google provides a lot of tools from

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Dearth Of Specialist Science Teachers In England Schools

This article discusses the dearth of science teachers in the schools of England. It also talks about how most teachers are opting to teach outside their area of specialism. According to the president of the Royal Society of Chemistry dea

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Guidelines for teachers to create a positive ambiance in the classroom

It’s really pertinent for teachers to discern and create a positive and engaging classroom atmosphere. Research has established the close connection between positive classroom atmosphere and students learning ability. Amongst numerous factors

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Top 8 tips for teachers to build relationships with Students

· Expect the same quality and quantity of work from the student who does not stutter as the one who does. · Have a one-on-one conversation with the student who stutters about needed accommodations in the classroom.

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Top 7 Computer Skills for Every Teacher to Master

In modern times, like professionals of other fields, teachers too have to make use of desktop PCs, laptop PCs, and even mobile devices like tablets while carrying out their core duties. They are also supposed to be well-verse with computer related

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5 resources for teaching music to primary students

The following article depicts the value of music in students' lives. Students start their studies from

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Learn the Best Teaching Methods And Techniques

Today we are digging the debate of best teaching strategies and methods for school teachers. Understand what educators consider as a best classroom teaching method. This article will guide you to acquire some of the best

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Why teaching coding skills to kids has become indispensable?

Need of Coding Skills for School Teacher The article is about how coding skills can be helpful for kids to imbibe skills which they will be needful of in the future. It talks about the significance of coding