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Philosophy Matters:

Philosophy Matters:  To most people, Philosophy is a subject matter of ancient times. But it has become crucial to humanity in the age of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Genomics, Climate change and Quantum Entanglement.  World Philosophy Day is an International … Continue reading

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The education of TC HITS

The education of TCHITS: This is inspired by a book that I read in the 1950s when I was in School. The book with the intriguing title “ The education of TC MITS” is a 1942 book by Dr Lillian … Continue reading

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The 5th education revolution :

The 5th Education Revolution:  We will soon have before us, the 5th education revolution with its core feature being the focus on learning rather then on teaching, and this ‘active learning’ will take place in the Metaverse.  It will be … Continue reading

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Innovation as an ecosystem in Schools:

Innovation as an ecosystem in Schools: About a year and a half back, I had made a blog post on Innovations in teaching : https://mmpant.com/2021/02/21/innovations-in-teaching/ to further spread some of the ideas that I was presenting at an FDP program at Central … Continue reading

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Teachers have to be future-proof:

Teachers have to be future-proof:  If something is future-proof, it will continue to be useful or successful in future when the situation changes. Being an educational futurist is not only about building scenarios for the future, and sharing it with … Continue reading

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Fostering a Scientific Temper:

Fostering a Scientific Temper: India is perhaps the only country which has an entry in its Constitution Article 51A(h) about fundamental duties that are expected to be performed by the citizens,among which is the duty ‘to develop the scientific temper, … Continue reading

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Greetings on 76th Independence Day: 75 years of freedom:

Greetings on the 76th Independence Day: 75 years of freedom: I made a post last year at the same time: https://mmpant.com/2021/08/15/greetings-on-75th-independence-day/ There are of course many challenges that the country faces today, but I will focus on just one, and perhaps … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence and education: the educator’s perspective:

Artificial Intelligence and education: the educator’s perspective. General public access to the internet began in India on 15 August 1995, 27 years back. It was earlier limited to an academic and research community within the project ERNET. Indira Gandhi National … Continue reading

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Teacherless Learning: Education 5.0

Draft post:  Teacherless Learning in Education 5.0 This post is largely driven by the opening words in the preface to Prof John Ziman’s book “ Principles of the theory of Solids”. The frontiers of knowledge (to coin a phrase) are … Continue reading

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Education in the Metaverse:

Resources for ‘ Education in the Metaverse’. Curated by Prof. M.M. Pant ( updated on 1-6-2022) Amongst the top contenders of the most trending words of the year 2021, Metaverse offers a parallel virtual universe. It opens up a whole … Continue reading

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