March 14th is one of the days where people enjoy desserts to celebrate Math in the name of “Pi Day”. You don’t need to be typical math savvy to remember one of the popular mathematical expression- Pi () or 3.14. To refresh your memory about pi, let us tell you that, it’s nothing but the […]
International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on 8th March every year. On this day, the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women are remembered. Women, who are engaged in politics, business, education, inventions, entrepreneurship, and television, are usually felicitated on this day. This day also calls for an improvement in gender equality in today’s […]
Let us start by finding out the actual meaning of the word “Prodigy”. This English word is actually derived from the Latin word called “prodigium” that means a monster who violates natural order. Now, the English word does not quite literary mean “monster” but it describes anyone who possesses exceptional skills at a very young […]
Our Brain is an organ that is taken for granted to retain as much information as possible. However, 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 a graph of data […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
“A mediocre teacher tells, a good teacher explains, a superior teacher demonstrates, a great teacher inspires.”
Educators in India have been wrestling with a shortage of talented teachers, increasing student faculty ratios, the ever increasing number of technology solutions available for the classroom and a dramatic increase in the availability of free education resources […]
At last the fateful day arrived when it was show time for millions of aspirants of IIT. The IIT JEE Advanced 2017 results were officially announced on their website (jeeadv.ac.in) for their engineering entrance exam. May 21st was when the exam was conducted and had around 1.7 lakh candidates appear for it. JEE (Advanced) is […]
There are three main parts of memory. The Sensory Memory, the Working Memory or Short Term Memory and the Long Term Memory. Our first initial contact with any information is through Sensory memory. Sensory memory stores first information like a touch, or something we see while we are walking, say across the room or the […]