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How can schools help students and parents to manage stress in adverse times?

We are currently facing a situation unlike any other and as we watch the world slowly emerge from the pandemic, it’s only natural to have feelings of anxiousness and stress about what the future holds.

Video Interview with Tech Plus Media

Rohan Parikh, MD at The Green Acres Academy advocates for increasing use of technology in education even after the pandemic induced restrictions are over.

Teaching Leapfrogs from the 19th Century to the 21st Century in the Pandemic

COVID19 has ensured that all teachers can demonstrate that they possess the skills of the fourth industrial revolution – digital literacy, the ability to adapt, change and continuously learn and “soft” skills like effective communication.

Preparedness, learning and adapting: Three essential elements to learn during Covid 19

With Covid-19 crisis causing a nationwide lockdown rather drastically, schools and parents, both, found themselves in a unique position. They had to quickly adapt traditional classroom teaching methods to online schooling, to ensure that students did not lose out precious academic time and fall behind on their curriculum.

How Digital Classrooms Are Transforming India’s Education System

With the COVID-19 crisis causing a nationwide lockdown rather drastically, schools and parents, both, found themselves in a unique position. They had to quickly adapt traditional classroom teaching methods to online schooling.

Stress Management for Students in Times of Crisis

As we watch the events of the pandemic unfold around us, it’s only natural to have increased feelings of stress and anxiety. It falls on us as adults to find ways in which to help our children navigate through this period.

Imparting Creative Ways Of Learning In K-12

The use of technology creatively can empower and enhance the process of imparting quality education to students. Our current generation of students is growing up in a world where they are thinking differently, receiving and processing information faster, all due to technology.

K-12 schools are adopting the digital learning route in the face of the Covid-19 crisis

The COVID crisis has led to major innovation and behavior changes in this regard with schools having little to no choice but to move and move quickly to digital classrooms. Teachers are thus looking to innovate and create content that can be tailored to a digital platform.

Innovation In Math’s Learning With Introduction Of New Techniques

Mathematics at the most basic level teaches students problem-solving skills, critical thinking, logic and last but not least, helps students develop analytical skills. Therefore keeping students interested and engaged in their mathematics class is essential.

Why schools need to start teaching kids about sustainability

Given the current climate crisis the world is facing, what do we need to prepare our students for?
This is a question that educators ask themselves (and each other every day).

How schools can educate children to accept failures

Failure is not always a bad thing. In fact failure should be used as an opportunity to teach children that they can learn and grow from it. Thus it is becoming increasingly necessary for schools to teach students how to accept their failures and even in fact that they can benefit from them.

Emotional intelligence is as vital as IQ in a child’s development

To make children emotionally intelligent, it is important for educational institutions to factor emotional development, growth and intelligence into their curriculum and provide these to students from a young age.

Significance of Continuous Learning for Parents and Teachers while Raising Young Adults

It is unanimously agreed upon that teachers are the most significant influence in a child’s life at school and parents are the most significant outside of school. It is therefore important that teachers and parents are continuously learning and updating themselves on the latest trends and research on child development and learning to best equip their wards for the future.

How Important Is It To Introduce Sustainable Development Education In Schools?

The biggest question many schools often ask is “What skills should students be provided with that will prepare them for the world they will enter into?”

Interview with Radhika Zahedi – Higher Education Digest

Read this interview with the School Director, Ms. Radhik Zahedi, talking about the challenges faced by the education industry in India.

The movement we really need – more ‘active’ hours in school

A rich Physical Education (PE) Program builds knowledge and technique in physical skills and games, knowledge of healthy habits and socio-emotional skills associated with sports like grit, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Creating tomorrow’s leaders

To build these life skills students need what is referred to as the four Cs of 21st century skills — Critical thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication.

Practical And Skill-based Education Is Reforming The Next Generation Workforce

In order for our students to be successful in the workforce, they need to have deep knowledge, the ability to solve complex problems, and also know how to practically use their knowledge and skills across different contexts.

How New Age Education Providers Are Moving Away From Discourse To Dialogue

Student learning is moving away from lecture method and rote memorization to discussion, dialogue and inquiry based learning.

How digitization is shaping the world of early education

The true advantage of digitization of the classroom comes in allowing personalized learning and differentiation.

What is active learning? Here’s how it can delete rote-learning from the Indian education system

Active learning takes a completely different approach to learning. India mainly follows a rote education system, but active learning could provide children with a more immersive learning experience which engages them physically, mentally and emotionally.

The need for empowering teachers through continuous learning

Like any high performing organisation, institutes must invest back into their resources by investing time and money in the development of their teachers.

The importance of early education

It is important that their early play and exploration is engaging, educative and stimulating. A well designed early years curriculum provides many stimuli and works towards seeing a measurable growth in the child during his time at school.

Technology must be used wisely

The schools of the 21st century are quickly adapting to the use of technology in the classroom. While many parents are weary of the use of technology, and have the misconceptions that the over use of technology will cause our children to be dependent on it, the truth is that technology must be used wisely and thoughtfully in our classrooms.

Interview with Rohan Parikh by Sustainability Zero

For Rohan Parikh, this question must have been more than a wistful thought on a Sunday afternoon. The idea of creating well-rounded, free-thinking and capable individuals inspired him strongly and he put all his weight and creative muscle towards the Green Acres Academy that he founded in 2013.

Is our education system ready to produce skilled resources?

There are fundamental issues in our education system that need urgent attention and course correction.

Interview with Mr. Rohan Parikh by interview our Managing Director Mr. Rohan Parikh on his goals and vision for The Green Acres Academy and it’s the approach to education.

Building the bridge to success with early learning

A well designed early years curriculum provides many stimuli and works towards seeing a measurable growth in the child during his time at school.

5 things to keep in mind while selecting a pre-school for your kids.

Selecting the right pre-school for your child can be quite a daunting task for parents. With the vast array of schools offering various different environments, how do you know which one is best suited to your child?