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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Learning Debunked

2017-09-22T10:26:36+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students|Tags: , , , , |

We all perhaps agree that learning is a stepping stone to enhancing our knowledge, isn’t it? We keep learning throughout our lives, some via formal learning systems and a lot more from day-to-day on-the-job activities.

Children and adults believe certain practices can help them learn better. There seem to be fool-proof and proven age-old concepts on […]

New in College! What to look forward to?

2017-09-21T11:48:06+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students|Tags: |

So now you have successfully completed school and are raring to join college! There may be mixed feelings of excitement, anxiety, curiosity and eagerness to experience a whole new way of education? Understandably so!

There is a world of difference in school and college. Some good and some even better! As your cross this threshold, here […]

Why Learners Forget Information and How to Remember What We Learned?

2017-09-21T11:48:43+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students, Teachers|Tags: , |

Brain is an organ that is taken for granted to retain as much information as possible. However, that is not the reality. Our brain also forgets. To explain how fast or slow the brain tends to forget information researchers refer to what is called – the forgetting curve.

What is the forgetting curve?

The forgetting curve is […]

Things you will miss about school when you go to college

2017-08-24T10:23:58+00:00 Categories: Blog, Students|Tags: |

While college is all about freedom and excitement, school-life has its very own charms. Our school life is the longest stretch of our academic life. Other than your childhood bum-chums, here are a list of things that you would dearly miss when you leave school and join college.

Morning prayers

“Dear God, Thanks for another beautiful […]

Can I change my stream because I am feeling uncomfortable with my career choice

2017-08-31T09:56:18+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students|Tags: , |

Choosing a specific stream to study during your college or high school has a lot of long-term consequences. When you decide to go a specific way in your academics, you narrow down your path towards a specific line of career as well. Thus, students should wisely choose their subjects and streams with a futuristic perspective.

In […]

How to use a simple method to remember everything you learn

2017-08-31T10:26:31+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students, Teachers|Tags: , , |

What is spaced learning?

With advancement in science, learning and retaining the absorbed knowledge has become easier. The constant researches and studies that are conducted on human brain, have helped guide students to learn in a smart way rather than toiling for hours and burning midnight oil.

Spaced repetition is one such learning technique. This technique advises […]

How to learn and train better by reducing cognitive load

2017-08-31T10:04:14+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students, Teachers|Tags: , , |

Definition:

‘Cognition’ or the ability of the human brain to learn/understand any information depends on the load or amount/volume of information that is supplied to it in any given amount of time.  Thus, the Cognitive Load Theory proposes that learners are capable of absorbing/retaining the supplied information effectively only if there their mental capacity is not […]

Tips to Balance Your Study and Play Time

2017-08-24T14:49:08+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students, Teachers|Tags: , , , , |

Striking the right balance is what most people are unable to do, when studying for important exams. Play time and study time are both equally important for a student`s overall output. Human brains are not designed to study non-stop like robots, hence they need their break-time too.

Given below are some tips as to how to […]

CAT 2017: How To Prepare In 150 Days

2017-08-22T13:56:08+00:00 Categories: Blog, CAT, Students|

CAT is a solution for all aspiring students who dream of bagging the MBA degree in the top ranking B-schools of India. It is through CAT that the prestigious institutes like IIMs will open their doors for you. CAT cannot be categorized under the “tough” category but is nevertheless a tricky to ace. Careful strategic […]

5 Tips to Design a Study Space that Promotes Learning

2017-07-07T09:18:01+00:00 Categories: Blog, Parents, Students|Tags: , , , , , |

The Current Design of Houses

Design and decoration of a house is usually done by adults who plan for their home to be a place where they can come back to from a hard day at work and relax. All planning of houses are done with relaxation and entertainment in mind. The living room is for […]

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