English is a very beautiful language. But in recent times people’s laziness has destroyed its beauty to a great extent. It’s unbelievable how the trend of making words shorter emerged and succeeded in becoming an addiction to mankind. It is universally believed that the fashion of texting has led to the disruption of the English […]
Education is referred to as the process of teaching or learning of skills and knowledge. Its main objective is to use the learned information in the most effective ways and to perform a task more efficiently. Education goes beyond the four walls of a classroom. Fundamentally, a child is educated and prepared for the society, in terms of morality, such as honesty, loyalty, etc. Additionally, an individual gains education through his personal experiences with the world outside.
Education is classified into three types, each has its respective advantages and disadvantages. The types of education are:
- Formal Education, which is usually taken place on the premises of a school, where basic, academic, and trade skills are taught. It begins at the elementary level through secondary level of schooling and then continues to post-secondary education at a college or university.
- Informal Education, which refers to learning about day-to-day activities. It is a life-long process learned naturally. for instance, learning your mother tongue or parents teaching their child how to brush their teeth.
- Non-formal Education, which involves flexible learning of professional skills or job skills. Home education, distance learning, computer-assisted instruction, all fall under non-formal education system. Painting, for instance, fall under this category of education.
Self-development through the process of education has become more exciting, as the current education systems started adopting alternative methods of teaching that involve fun-filled activities, healthy competition, rewards and perks, visual media, use of internal and technology, which are helping is delivering education in the most effective form.
Illiteracy is rampant in many parts of the world mainly due to the low economic status of the majority of the population. Many efforts have been done to rid the society of this evil. One such attempt has been made by the One Laptop per Child organization which distributed fully loaded tablets in two villages […]
Microsoft has put a step forward to help the students become creative with Microsoft Innovation Centers being set up in different parts of India. 75 MICs are already part of the program and Microsoft aims to increase the number to hundred in the next two years. Very soon you will see the impact of the […]
Tanishq Abraham is a 9 year old Indian American boy has become quite a sensation over the internet.
Yes, if you’ve felt guilty watching cute wallpapers of kittens or babies and thinking to yourself that you’ve wasted a lot of time then that’s about to change! According to a study called the ‘Power of Kawaii’, conducted by The Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University in Japan, viewing cute images promotes […]
The option to study should not disappear once a wife decides to take up the role of a mother.
It is not a rare phenomenon when a parent is confronted by their child saying they don’t want to go to school. They are tired of the burden of homework, the stress associated with getting the highest rank in class, and all that comes with the revised overly exhausting curriculum.
On Thursday Facebook hosted the “EdTech”, a Hackathon in partnership with the Bill Gates and Melinda Gates foundation. Kicking off the foundation’s College Knowledge Challenge, an initiative worth $2.5 million to encourage developers to make applications that improve the college process.