education

What is PER and Why Is It Important?

What Is Physics Education Research?Physics Education Research (PER) is research into the learning, understanding and teaching of physics and the application of physics knowledge. Physics Education Research is not yet popular in India. How many universities have courses on this… Read More ›

What is Geomatics Engineering

What is Geomatics Engineering? Over 80% of the world’s information has a location component associated with it. This location component (or position-dependent data) is called the spatial data. Geomatics is the science, methods and applications of geospatial information. In geomatics,… Read More ›

India Science

For many parents and students, the two most sought after careers are in engineering and medicine. Science education is the second most common field of study throughout the country and there is also a huge coaching/publishing industry that caters to… Read More ›

The Ideal Teacher

To all teachers: “Teach well, because you are going to retire in a world that your students will run”. Here’s a bit I came across recently in a very old issue of the, now defunct, Science Age magazine (Sept 1985)… Read More ›

What about Learning?

COVID19 has caused more destruction than anyone could have ever imagined. What is becoming clear now is that COVID19 has also challenged the traditional school–> college —> university education model. It remains to be seen how education will change in… Read More ›

Online Learning – Few Tips

The first thing you will observe is that this post is not about online teaching, its about learning. So, although teachers and educators are welcome to read the post, it is more important for online learners and parents of young… Read More ›

Can IT Be Misused For Teaching?

Teaching hasn’t undergone many changes in most school and colleges inspite of recent advances in information technology. But one of the most noticeable effects of IT on teaching has been the use of powerpoint presentations in the classroom. Now I… Read More ›