The same mobile devices that teachers once had an objection to using in the classroom are now becoming an integral part of the education system. From laptops to tablets, smartphones to even wearables, schools and universities are trying to see how they can better integrate technology into the learning environment. And BYOD is a feasible and effective, and increasingly popular, way to do so. For the uninitiated, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. A concept that has been adopted… Continue Reading

Posted in: Academics

Many of you may beg to differ with what’s been stated in the headline of this blog post. After all, Math is one subject that’s managed to terrorise thousands of students across the country. Just the mere sight of numbers can be discouraging for many and consequently, lead to increased stress, severe parental pressure, and a wrong notion among students that Math is just not their cup of tea. The truth, however, is far from what we read or hear… Continue Reading

Posted in: Academics

Many of you have children who are in that crucial year of their school life when they have to take the board exams. Class X and XII students are often under added stress because of the weightage these exams hold in comparison to other exams and evaluations. It’s important for them to know that, like any other exam, it’s possible to do well by preparing in advance and maintaining good physical and mental health. Apart from studying regularly, practicing sample… Continue Reading

Posted in: Academics

Every individual’s behaviour and beliefs are shaped by a number of factors. When it comes to people, parents and friends generally play the most significant roles in influencing the individual. This is usually through parent expectations and peer pressure, degrees of which vary as the child grows older. Academics, being a core part of the student life, are prone to a lot of influence from parents and peers alike. It is common for parents to set expectations for their children… Continue Reading

Posted in: Academics