Originally published by The Progressive Teacher. So much has changed in the last two decades with schools and students-attention spans have fallen from four hours to four minutes, Google has helped students know more than the teacher in class, admonishment no longer works and repetitiveness is increasingly resisted. It almost feels like there is too […]
Giving up a cushy and coveted job in London to come back to India and work for education and student development is never an easy decision. But Arjun Puri did just that, and inspired many others along the way.
by Tracy Beavers and Swaraj Nandan This year’s international student recruitment cycle is fraught with uncertainty, as many universities weigh the current U.S. administration’s intentions and the effects of recent legislation, such as the travel ban and H1-B visa changes. While political instability is a new feeling to many Americans, the story is much different […]
I grew up in a period when education was all about a framed syllabus. Our scope of learning new things was limited to text books, teachers, and the nearby library. I still remember that our school library had limited books, and most of the time they were already on a waiting list. If we wanted […]
The competitive nature of entrance exams forces students to push themselves to do their very best. Shrikant Ayyangar writes about Ashwini Nene, the young prodigy who became the first Indian to get a perfect score in the GRE under the test’s revised format.