In today’s date, kids are left with no option than to carry heavy backpacks to school. It is not at all uncommon to find students especially in high schools, carrying huge bags weighing up to 8 kg on their backs on a regular basis! Pediatricians have observed that such heavy backpacks can automatically lead to strained backs and necks in growing children. Each year, millions of students carrying heavy bags on their shoulders are drawn down with the weight. It… Continue Reading

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The competitive era is full of distractions, and children are majorly glued to gadgets and social media. In this scenario, it becomes extremely important to understand how can we inculcate long-term interest in children for learning? How to recognize the first sign of decline in enthusiasm? Kids require constant motivation to realize their true potential. A lot of times, the absence of motivation makes it difficult to retain a child’s attention and thus, the child fails to perform their best… Continue Reading

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Can you imagine a classroom in India where students don’t rely on their text books but use a tablet/smartphone to gain knowledge? Where teachers utilize smart digital boards to impart lesons instead of the chalk-duster-board method? Where parents check the progress of their children at the click of a button? These are not the realms of folklore anymore and we are seeing the realization of these possibilities in education as the wave of ‘Digital India’ takes over the country in… Continue Reading

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Ever wondered why do we say smelly feet and running nose, and not the other way round? A simple explanation to this question would be that English is a funny and confusing language, where a fat chance and a slim chance would have the same meaning. This can make English a challenging language to learn and understand, especially when it comes to quotations and phrases. One can be left confused with phrases like “pretty ugly” or “fully empty”. While pretty… Continue Reading

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