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When Teachers were human?

When Teachers were human?  The March of Artificial Intelligence:  By defeating Gary Kasparov on May 11 1997, Deep Blue made history as the first computer to beat a world chess champion. Kasparov refused to believe that a machine could play … Continue reading

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AI for learning/improving your English

Using AI to learn/improve your English: Backdrop: For many people, not only in India, but in other parts of the world, English is a second language. But it is a very important and useful language.  While computer languages have changed … Continue reading

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Greetings on 75th Independence Day:

India @75: This is the key phrase marking the 74th Independence Day this year. The Prime Minister has exhorted us that the next 25 years will be very important for us. This has tempted me to encourage all, young and … Continue reading

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For the want of a nail

At School I had learnt the proverb : For Want of a Nail For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want … Continue reading

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CBSE’s progressive and innovative initiatives:

The CBSE has done two commendable progressive and innovative acts recently. One is the new Data Science suite of courses for students from class 8 to 12. The other is the “AI for all” self-learning modules that bring AI awareness … Continue reading

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Bootstrapping kit to self-learn

BOOOTSTRAPPING KIT TO SELF-LEARN Guy Claxton identified “ taughtitis” as an unintended consequence of learning at School ( https://youtu.be/JxWybvns1jg ).  Thomas Fray ( https://youtu.be/E3bUn9-j0yo ) said if we insert a teacher between us and what we need to learn, we can’t learn fast enough … Continue reading

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Learning to Self-Learn:

Today marks one year of the NEP2020. One of its key recommendations is “ Learning to Learn”. These 5 videos give a glimpse of the future for which education should be preparing you. For everything that the education policy may … Continue reading

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Educating Oneself for an unknown and uncertain world:

“Educating oneself for an unknown and uncertain world” One of my favorite stories that I have been sharing these days is about Albert Einstein and his teaching assistant when he was teaching at Princeton University. He had just wrapped up … Continue reading

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Learning Prescriptions:

Learning Prescriptions:  For about 5 years, since the World Economic Forum in January 2016 described the present era as the 4th Industrial Age, and Anthony Seldon used the phrase “ Fourth Education Revolution”, I have been exploring disruptive innovations in … Continue reading

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The Transformational Term:

The Transformational Term:  The phrase “ Transformational Term” refers to the period of transformation from adolescence (~15 years) to adult/ youth ( ~18 years)of an individual. It also refers to the transformation from ‘education for the past’ which could be … Continue reading

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