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Where Is the Data to Study the Internet in India?

Social science researchers who want to study the internet in India using data mining and analytic techniques are challenged by constraints in access, and the availability of big data. Even when such data is available, it is often behind a paywall or organised in a manner that makes it difficult to interpret.  India is ranked at 127 among 201 countries in terms ... Read More »

Virtual Reality Can Make Your Mind Sharper, Study Finds

HIGHLIGHTS Virtual reality helps people recall information better: Study The team used the concept of a “memory palace” Results showed an 8.8 per cent improvement overall in recall accuracy Not just gaming or entertainment, virtual reality (VR) can also help people recall information better as opposed to desktop computers, say researchers including one of Indian-origin. The team from University of Maryland conducted ... Read More »

Sweat Can Power Wearable Devices, Claims New Study

HIGHLIGHTS These cells extract energy from sweat & could power a range of wearables The epidermal biofuel cells are a major breakthrough in the field The cells oxidises lactic acid present in human sweat to produce current Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat, and could power a range of wearable ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

Pilot project: Around 5,000 KV school students to get tablets, teachers to track the study pattern

In order to keep a track on efficiency and research skills, around 5,000 class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are being given tablets as a part of a pilot project. They will especially be used for science and mathematics and will allow teachers to keep a track on whether students are actually studying at home. One school from each ... Read More »

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates’ favorite style of education

Certain districts saw outsized improvement from the new method. In Alabama’s Piedmont City School District, for instance, 72% of students in grades 3-8 hit their target scores on the ACT Aspire standardized test compared to 28% in the 2014-2015 school year. Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has said repeatedly that one of his favorite ways of teaching kids is by letting them guide their ... Read More »

Are school teachers spreading the stress burnout contagion to each other? Study says yes

If you are a teacher facing a burnout, chances are this has been passed on you buy your colleagues or the negative school environment. teacher burnout A new study has discovered that the burnout feeling among teachers which is a low and stressed state of the mind, could be contagious. The Michigan State University study found that there is a ... Read More »

Study: ‘Education Finance In NH Heading To A Rural Crisis’

Colebrook Academy is pictured. New study shows rural towns like Colebrook, Hinsdale, Greenville, Lancaster, Berlin, Northumberland, and Newport – assuming nothing else changes – “will have to increase their tax rates by as much as 10 percent even before allowing for cost increases in other areas.” CONCORD — Nearly 30 years ago Claremont, Allenstown, Pittsfield, Franklin and Lisbon sued the ... Read More »

Internet surfing decreases academic performance, says study

Michigan State University (MSU) in the US, which conducted the study, reveals that internet surfing plays a pivot role in determining student’s final exam scores. Internet RELATED STORIES Poor standards of learning puts parliamentary panel in dilemma Proposed Skill Development Institute expected to function from ITI Berhampur Digital Financial Literacy Campaign observes participation of over one lakh students Innovation can ... Read More »

Construction of toilets bring girls to school: International study

An international study points out that girls’ participation in education has considerably increased after conducting a survey in 52 underdeveloped and developing countries. School Students RELATED STORIES English proficiency rankings: India falls two spots, says report This author started a free library for underprivileged children Private schools directed to submit data on EWS admissions within two days Mumbai schools burdening ... Read More »