Social media is often seen only as a way to pass the time or stay connected to familiars, friends and family. However, its use is rapidly expanding into the educational sector. Now a day’s universities, colleges & schools are striving hard to build a good social presence. Today Students want to get a feel of what the institution is really like from their Facebook page. So every educational institution wants to be seen in ‘The Great School Search’ on the internet.… Visit the author's original post
by Hari Krishna Arya
Expert Educator Columnist, India
“Every time you overcome a challenge, it will lift you up, build you strong and make it easier for you to overcome your next trial.” This is the beauty of challenges and I strongly believe in this. This always motivate me to do something new and unique. Here is my story of facing challenges and overcoming them.
I have been very passionate to use innovative practices in teaching and always wanted to do something new and exciting.… Visit the author's original post
The rapid advances recently made in ICT have very important implications for us, as biology educators. As we begin the 21st century it is almost impossible to imagine what ICT will be like by the end of the century. We can already start to see how these advances are changing our ideas about traditional education. Advances in ICT will mean an enormous increase in the amount of information available to our students as they study their courses and as they move into the workplace, but this must not be the limit of our expectations.… Visit the author's original post
The common fear that ICT shall replace a teacher is totally unfounded.… Visit the author's original post
Launched back in 2001, World Computer Literacy Day which falls each year on December 2nd aims to curb the digital divide that exists in the world today. The Day aims to increase awareness of this ‘divide’ and increase access to information technology for disadvantaged communities.
From the Internet and mobile phones to TV and broadcast radio, the rise of information and communications technologies (ICTs) is often said to be creating a ‘global village’. But as yet, this is a lopsided community.… Visit the author's original post