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The digital revolution has pervaded deep into all aspects of our living. There is hardly any service untouched by the efficiency of digitization, and learning is a particular space benefitting immensely from the shift to online platforms. To those habitual of using the digital learning platforms, there benefits would be obvious, but if you’ve just transitioned to the learning online and are wondering what value it holds for you, the following are points you’d like to know and put under… Continue Reading

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Each academic year witnessed students’ side-stepping activities that did not fall under the core curriculum. Missing a debate, a skit rehearsal, an extempore competition, science workshops, exhibitions, school band etc., was alright, in the name of exams. Every individual student was taught to believe that grades had an upper hand over applied knowledge, blocking their intelligence and limiting them to mugging subjects. Today educational institutions tapping on the co-curricular activities is preparing each individual to succeed in the roles they… Continue Reading

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Today’s students are known as ‘digital natives, ’who grew up immersed in technology – smart phones, smart wearables, laptops, etc. They are eager to adopt technology in their fast-paced lives. They are accustomed to connecting with peers over different social media platforms. Marc Prensky, defined them as ‘the first generation to grow up with new technology’ and used the term ‘digital native.’ He considered them as the “native speakers” of the digital language. With the recent advancements in technology, students were… Continue Reading

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‘Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.' Bill Gates ‘Is a teacher irrelevant in a digital classroom?' We all have either asked or have heard this question a million times. With the digitization of classrooms, the role of teachers has become even more crucial. As Bas Verhart, co-founder of THNK correctly shares - “The role of teachers is of facilitating, inspiring, storytelling, empowering and really seeing… Continue Reading

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