August 16, 2015

Top Methods of Using QR Codes for Marketing

QR Codes or Quick Response Codes are popular mobile friendly codes used for marketing purposes. One of the advantage of QR code is that one can scan the code instead of typing a lot of characters. QR Codes can be used for giving links to web pages, links to Apps and Texts. Even though QR Codes are having several advantages there are certain things to be taken care of. The QR Code should lead to a mobile friendly website. Otherwise people will turn back and may not visit the website again. Placing QR Codes on Billboards is not favorable as […]
June 1, 2016

How the Interaction between Teachers and Students contribute to Quality in Education

Each day teachers has to take decisions in a timely and appropriate manner between other teachers and students in day to day activities at schools and colleges. However different teachers and students treat these interactions differently in various parts of the world. This articles explains about common things that are contributing in improving the quality of education in schools and colleges. The interaction between teachers and students can be classifieds into two categories which are described below. Emotional Support The interaction between teachers and students can help in developing an emotionally supportive relationship which can increase the level of enjoyment […]
June 2, 2016

What every Student should know about How to Increase Patience

Patience is defined as the ability to bear holding up, frustrations and waiting without loosing enthusiasm. Patience is also the talent of controlling emotions and impulses and act calm during difficult times. Most of the students find it difficult to control emotions and this article explains about developing patience. Today everything is obtained because of the advances in technology and availability of products and services students have become less patient.  Only through experience students come to know that nothing is obtained easily and patiently waiting for the right opportunity is important. It has been found that patience reduces stress levels […]
June 3, 2016

Different Methods of Assessment among Students

There are different kinds of assessments used for the evaluations of the performance of students at schools and colleges. They are described below. Through formative assessment method learning of students is monitored during the process of learning through feedback. This feedback is used to identify the areas where students are weak and giving extra care in teaching those students. Informal Assessment Methods Reflections These are a popular form of assessment method in which the students reflect after attending a course. Polls and Surveys These are basically data on the opinion by students and their behaviors which is assessed inside or […]
June 4, 2016

Importance of Analytical Skill among Students

Analytical skill is the ability of students for identifying and analyzing complex problems and ideas for reaching at a solution. Analytical skill can be used for enquiring about useful information, studying of the information and knowing the major issues, checking how many possible ways of solving the problem and sorting out the best solution. By the term “Thinking Analytically” it is meant that a student thinks and examines the possibilities exists and after clearly understanding go for explaining it. The following things are needed by students for doing analytical thinking. Reason and Outcome of a Problem Resemblance or Dissimilarities Current Factors […]
June 5, 2016

Tips for Education Loan Repayment

The first step after joining a course is about organizing everything for meeting the financial goals. As the expense for higher education is costlier most of the students depend upon loans. The following are some of the tips helpful for students taking up loans for educational purpose. Before taking loans it is advisable to check for other financial options which will be eligible for the students. Some of the educational institutions offer grants and scholarships which need not be paid back. One of thing to be noted is that only early applications gets consideration by certain cases. As some of the […]
June 6, 2016

Significance of Conducting Surveys at Educational Institutions

The purpose of survey is to collect information from a group of students on a topic that is understandable to them. There are different kind of surveys being conducted at educational institutions which mainly fall in the following categories. Case Study Survey – Case Study surveys are conducted among a group of students without considering them to represent for the whole of students either inside the institution or in other colleges. This type of survey is often conducted to know how the larger group will respond for the same questions. Sample Survey – These types of surveys are conducted among a […]
June 7, 2016

Advantages of Flipped Classroom in Education

Flipped learning methods is a blended learning method focused on the delivery of content usually online outside the classroom. In this type of learning activities are often conducted in the classroom and reading of content is done at home. in flipped classroom model students often watch lecture by instructor online, or do research at home and will discus with faculties in the classroom. In traditional classroom teachers will be focused on giving content to group while in flipped classrooms teacher will get time to concentrate on individual students. In the flipped classroom the instructional method is shifted to a more […]
June 8, 2016

Advantages and Disadvantages of Banning Cellphones in Educational Institutions

Students bringing in mobile devices like cellphones and tablets are on the rise in the recent years. Most of the educational institutions ban cellphone usage inside their campus. Certain schools and colleges permit the usage of cellphone with restrictions. Most of the parents allow students to take up mobile phones to their schools even if it is banned in schools. Most parents are also concerned about the use of cellphones during class hours. The following are some of the Pros of students taking Cellphones to Schools The parents can access the students in case of emergency In the event of […]
June 9, 2016

Significance of Moral Values in the Life of Students

Students are often referred to as the future citizen of the country. Due to this it is essential to keep the moral value of them high and lessons regarding moral issues should be implemented among students in an effective way. Most of the children are good at observing things and it is easy to influence them than grown ups. The method of bringing moral values in children is same across globe. It is a usual habit of people blame teachers and parents if children misbehaves or tell lies. However teachers can influence children to have good moral values and reduce […]
June 10, 2016

Role of School and College Magazines in Education

Magazines published from Schools and Colleges have great importance in education. These magazine often reflects the image of the educational institution through the articles presented by the students and teachers. School and College magazines are great way to encourage the creativity in students which makes them effectively utilize language for conveying ideas. The true potential in writing among students can only be recognized through the work in magazines because there will not be much exposure in other ways. School and College magazines are the most appropriate platform for students for exposure to the artistic potential among peer. One of the […]
June 11, 2016

Importance of following Syllabus in Educational Institutions

Any Syllabus is an agreement made at the academic level which helps in creating an academic relationship between the teachers and students doing a course. A syllabus is used as a starting point for communicating between teachers and students. What all things are to be expected during a course is being communicated through the syllabus which also helps in organizing the information and creates a theme for the learning atmosphere. The syllabus of curriculum creates accountability for the course and is kept as an authoritative statement by the educational institution. A syllabus helps in creating a learning map for the […]
June 12, 2016

Significance of Visual and Auditory Modalities of Learning among Students

One of the most effective methods for teaching students is using different ways in teaching methods. Different modality have different effects on the senses of the students. The major modalities that instructors use for teaching are visual and, auditory mediums which is explained below. Visual Modality in Learning The visual modality of learning refers to the sight of the students which is effective for visual learners. The following are the characteristics of learners with more visual skills. More Attention to Detail Have Good Handwriting and Vocabulary Require Visual Demo for Understanding Things Ability to Understand Words by Seeing Causing Distraction […]
June 13, 2016

Why it is essential to know about the relationship between Motivation and Learning

Motivation is one of the critical factors in Learning among students. It helps students in scoring high grades at academic levels. Students who are having motivation to do things easily learn things easily. There are several factors that contribute to the motivation among students. motivation can either be part of the character of the student or might be based on the interest obtained over a longer period of time. In some cases the motivational factor can be attributed to the rewarding of similar situation in the past. Sometimes the subject being taught itself will motivate the students. But for most […]
June 14, 2016

Teaching Students about Money Management

Most of the adults might be thinking about they would have been able to handle money wisely if they were taught to do so if they were educated about the value of money as students. Even now also many students come of educational institutions without knowing the value for money and without any balance in their bank account. Kids of younger age can be motivated to save money by giving them a clear jar to save coins. One of the advantages of having a glass jar is that the kids can see their money growing and it keeps them motivated […]
June 15, 2016

Why Students should read Newspaper Everyday

It is a well known fact that reading newspapers are essential for grown ups. But it is also equally important for students to read newspapers in order to get the most valuable information which can not be obtained from Social Media alone. The following are some of the advantages of reading newspapers as far as students are concerned. One of the primary advantage for reading newspapers is because it gives all the vital news and events happening around the world. Modern newspapers are available on Mobile devices which also have options to share the news and interact through comments. Various […]
June 16, 2016

How Overcrowded Classrooms can cause problems to Students and Teachers

Most of the parents are concerned about the way over crowded classrooms in public schools can influence the children’s ability to learn things. Although there has not been much research done on this area it is clear from the grades of the students that overcrowded classrooms can affect the ability of the students to learn and retain the information inside their brain. In fact the real reason why over crowded classrooms have minus points is due to the extent upto which teachers can concentrate on each student. The following are the general reasons for the unsuccesful performance of some students […]
June 17, 2016

Purpose of School Report Card in Educational Institutions

Nowadays School report cards are much more than grades of the student in the academic year. Some of the schools send even details about the subject being taught, progress student made through the year, how the student behave socially and the learning skills the student possess. Usually schools use different alphabets to denote the grade of the student like D for Developing, S for Satisfactory and N for students need improvement. The Report card for students from lower class usually are like a checklist which describes the essential skill set needed for the class. Traits like sharing things is considered as […]
June 18, 2016

Interactive White Boards in the Classroom

Interactive whiteboards is used for instructional purpose which uses computer generated images projected on the board using a projector. The images can be made interactive with the use of mouse or directly on the screen depending upon the features. These kind of boards adds more interactivity into the classroom and enhances collaboration with teachers. Interactive whiteboards provide many opportunities in the education sector. The use of interactive whiteboards have found its place in the business meetings for demonstration purposes. The use in education sector is however slowly increasing over a period of time. There are several benefits of using such […]
June 19, 2016

Revision tips for Students Before Examinations

The purpose of doing revision is for check the the understanding of the topics for a particular student. Doing revision helps students to link different topics inside a subject to form a whole idea. It is also helpful in reminding about certain topics that have been forgotten while preparing for the examinations. Revising topics also helps in making the topics thorough and increasing the confidence level. After revision of a particular subject the student gets a feeling that the knowledge level is increased which will help in performing well in the examination. There are many ways of doing revisions for […]
June 20, 2016

Importance of Record keeping of Teachers

Record keeping is an easy and efficient way for tracking the progress of students and providing the evidence as a support for the grading system. Having proper record management system in an organized way is essential for every school.  As part of record keeping teachers are required to organize the records related to the assignments of students in a proper way so that grading can be done based on that. Record keeping can be used for helping students set goals during education. The Record System can be used as an evidence about how much growth did the student attained during […]
June 20, 2016

Essential Traits required for Special Education Teachers

Teachers play a prominent role in special education due to the fact that it is critical for the development of the children. Students see teacher as an encouraging model who inspires them to achieve success. This fact is more important in the case of children having difficulties in learning. For a teacher educating students with special needs the following traits are required. The most important skill a teacher should possess in the classroom is the ability to organize things neatly. An organized structure inside the classroom increases the confidence level of students. Using colors and labels teachers can make the learning […]
June 21, 2016

Advantages of Digital Literacy in Education

Advantages of Digital Literacy in Education Most of us already aware of the advantages of using digital medium in education. There are numerous benefits students can get through digital medium. Same is the case with the impact of digital literacy among teachers. Digital Literacy does not mean those technology which can be used for teaching students alone. Digital Technology helps teachers run class smoothly as well as acquiring necessary skills for educating the future generation Teachers should see digital technology as a medium for learning something new. It is not necessary to be an expert in digital media at first, but […]
June 22, 2016

Importance of Extracurricular Programs in Educational Institutions

Nowadays academic courses are not the only activity running in an organization. With the latest trends related to education educational institutions incorporate a lot of other activities. Along with studies students look for all other activities that can help them in future. Students want their knowledge updated in every field they come in contact with. Social benefits of Extracurricular Programs Extracurricular activities increases the chances of interacting with each other socially and helps in forming good relationship between students. Extracurricular activities in groups offer chances to know more about the cultural differences from which the students are coming from and interacting […]