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3 Reasons why you should keep cool gadgets and smartphone away from your kids

Kids nowadays are becoming more addicted to gadgets. These devices include video games, television, mobile, and apart phone apps, computers, tablets. And games like PUBG and DOTA 2 are making more kids fall in the trap of smartphones. And it has become a major problem for all of the parent like us. Isn’t? If yes let us know the problem ... Read More »

The internet is sowing mass confusion. We must rethink how we teach kids every subject.

In 2016, months before the presidential election, my research team surveyed nearly 8,000 students from middle school through college on their ability to judge material from the internet. We concluded that students’ ability to navigate online information could be captured in one word: bleak. We released our findings two weeks after Donald Trump’s election and were immediately swept up in the media maelstrom. Our most ... Read More »

Kids can learn to code Xbox and PC games at Microsoft stores

There are a ton of initiatives to help kids (and adults) learn to code these days. Google has lessons for teens to code animates scenes starring Wonder Woman, Apple has the kid-friendly Swift Playgrounds and a partnership with Tynker, and even Facebook has a program that suggests learning gadgets and other resources to help encourage the next generation of coders. Microsoft has now launched a series of ... Read More »

Tencent to Limit Honor of Kings Play Time for Kids Amid Addiction Worries

Tencent Holdings, China’s biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it would limit play time for some young users of Honor of Kings from Tuesday, amid claims that children were getting addicted to the popular mobile game. Parents and teachers have complained that children were becoming addicted to the multiplayer online battle game, which, according to the company, ... Read More »

This is how much American parents spend on their kids’ education

On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university. In America, learning doesn’t come cheaply. On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university, according to a report from HSBC HSBC, -0.30%  that ... Read More »

This computer language is teaching kids to code

“What are you making?” he’d ask. And they would proudly say, “A game!” or whatever it was, and begin showing him how it works. Zuckerberg would stop them. “Show me the code!” he’d say, because, well, he’s Zuckerberg, and any occasion is ripe for an ad hoc programming review. And that’s when the kid would click on a menu that ... Read More »

Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks

Scientists found that positive emotions and success at learning in math mutually reinforce each other. Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks RELATED STORIES India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says CM CBSE 2017 queries? Here are the contact ... Read More »

What this textbook asked kids to do in an experiment will blow your mind!

The images depicted in the textbook has raised major concerns on the education front. What this textbook asked kids to do in experiment will blow your mind: Shocking! RELATED STORIES Schools in Gujarat replicate NCERT textbooks Delhi government schools to introduce leadership programmes FTII: Six PG Diploma programmes are now equivalent to Master’s degree It is a race against time, ... Read More »

Chandigarh school kids adopt ‘Wall of kindness’ campaign to look after the needy

Recently, a campaign named ‘Wall of Kindness’ was launched in Chandigarh with the efforts of an NGO, Yuvsatta . People can come and hang clothes or things to be given away on hangers or may nail them on the walls from where the needy can take them away. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Retired JNU professors condemn JNU administration for suspending ... Read More »

‘Signal schools’ to be launched by the Maharashtra government: Underprivileged street kids to get education

In order to provide proper education to the underprivileged street children, the Maharashtra government has planned to launch ‘signal schools’. There are plans to form a committee also which will suggest measures to tackle the issue. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Microsoft Research India’s researchers named ACM fellows IIMs to provide FPM to groom faculty from the reserved category Modi government ... Read More »