Social Media: Boon or Bane for K12 Education?

E-learning is slowly gaining acceptance as a method to impart education for school going students, especially in emerging markets. But while e-learning is a wholly positive use of the internet, youngsters today are exposed to the World Wide Web due to social media much before knowing about e-learning. Like almost every other aspect of our...
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Mobility Adds to the Fun of Learning

Today’s children are digital learners – they come into a world filled with gadgets like computers, smartphones and tablets. It is no wonder then that they learn how to type and handle a mouse well before they can even hold a pen or a pencil! Education or the learning process doesn’t just end with disseminating...
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Game Based Learning (GBL) Gains Popularity

The concept of using games and interactive tools in education has been around for a while, but it’s only over the recent few years that it has received such widespread adoption and attention. If it was hand puppets, models and other teaching aids a couple of decades ago, with computers, this aspect has gone hi-tech...
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MOOC makes its way into K12 Learning

Engaging a large audience on a single learning tool has become easy with online modes of teaching. It’s led to the development of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs). With MOOCs, you can reach out to schools across geographies with a single module. The MOOC movement started in 2008 with the mushrooming of open educational resources....
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Is e-learning Acceptable?

The commencement of new trades and new technologies always unbolts several questions related to the success of technology and business. But according to me, the beginning throws an inquiry whether the product or technology is acceptable in the society or not. The same situation passed off when e-learning move into the world of learning. As...
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E-learning Proving Helpful for Autistic Learners

Helping specially-abled children learn and carve their own path is what new-age e-learning is all about. Moving further in this direction, we enlist below some of the best e-learning apps proving helpful for autistic patients. Such apps use greater interactivity through colors, sounds, graphics and effective tools to enforce knowledge impairments. Put it away  This...
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E-learning is a book of innovation

The liveliness, advanced utterance, to speak out on various learning technologies, many chapters of innovation are hitting the nail on the head, bit by bit. Are we living in the same world? It’s not so long ago, I still remember when there was no murmuring, not even a hot loud discussion on learning methodology. Everything...
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Barriers to Effective Communication

“FREE webinar on soft skills” – Another wonderful opportunity for those who missed out the last soft skills webinar organized by Piron Corporation. The over all experience and response was overwhelming, which enabled us to decide to host another soft skills webinar on 27th September, 2012.  Why Soft Skills? The current trend demands proficient candidates...
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DevLearn2012 conference and expo!!!!

The grandness of this era’s spirit is “the unremitting or on-going technological wheels that are racing & speeding up with advancing time”. E-learning is one of the segments which has outstandingly been embraced by the technological trend. Therefore we are witnessing an endless e-learning events, one after another. Indeed, such a magnificent chronology that contributes...
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The 66th Independence Day celebration!!!

Once again, we all assembled to kick off a day. The morning was dulcet enough to bound us with integrity. Each one of us was outfitted with our nation’s trio color Saffron, Green & White. A smile of freedom was resting on everyone’s face. The aroma of nationalism was getting high in terms of spirit...
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