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02 July

Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding

Teachers across the world do often ponder what kind of instruction is optimal for a child. This is something that has puzzled developmental psychologists since a century. The relationship between specific subject-matter instruction and its consequences for psychological development was …

02 July

Social and Emotional Learning

During adolescence, parents will notice changes in the way their child interacts with family, friends and peers. These changes indicate that the child is forming an independent identity and evolving to be an adult. Seeking more independence, exploring new experiences, …

02 July

The Second Machine Age

The First Machine Age, also called the Industrial Age was all about automation of manual labour and horse-powered machines. It started in the 17th century and progressed on a massive scale until the last few decades of the 20th century. …

02 July

Growth Mindset

Thirty years ago, psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck1 and her colleagues sought to discover evidence-based answer to the question – how do students cope with failures because that held the key to how they handle learning setbacks. They noticed that some …

02 July

Key Life Skills

    The purpose of academic education is to equip students to stand on their own feet, and the path to it could be a job or an entrepreneurial venture. Life Skills perfectly dovetail into this need by preparing the …