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Let’s adopt a hybrid model! Hybrid learning is the way ahead for schools!

Let’s adopt a hybrid model! Hybrid learning is the way ahead for schools!

We keep hearing such statements in regards to school reopening these days. Before jumping on the bandwagon, let’s deep dive into “hybrid learning”.. Most common hybrid learning definition is combining the online and face-to-face learning options, offering “best of both worlds” in a structured and purposeful manner. Hybrid learning in schools can be implemented in […]

5 Pillars of Hybrid Learning

5 Pillars of Hybrid Learning

365..364…4..3.2.1 These are not just numbers, these are sentiments that perfectly describe a student’s mindset. Students have been waiting for a year now to go back to school and meet their friends. Hybrid learning comes as a messiah to all the students out there. Anyways, what could be better than Hybrid education where students get […]

How can educators bridge learning gaps with blended learning?

How can educators bridge learning gaps with blended learning?

Schools have adapted well and survived the crisis, now it’s time to thrive…. Education sector witnessed an unimaginable disruption last year! But, thankfully, the worst is behind us and there is a ray of hope that schools will reopen soon. Though studies continued for our children through digital means, it is a bitter fact that […]

Why is Hybrid the way to go for schools?

Why is Hybrid the way to go for schools?

Don’t you feel your kids have been missing their school friends lately? For a year now, because of the pandemic, the kids have been staying at home for a long time, missing on those fun moments with their friends and teachers. The giggles, the sportsmanship, the healthy competitiveness, and every other thing has taken a […]

Is your education delivery platform hybrid ready?

Is your education delivery platform hybrid ready?

To what extent can the technology boom change our ways of learning? Well, at the outset of 2020, students were sitting in a classroom physically and were attending lectures. But as the year progressed, you saw a transition from a complete closure of schools to an adaption of virtual curriculum. In no time, we had […]

Best practices to conduct effective online assessments

Best practices to conduct effective online assessments

As the education world grapples with this unimaginable academic session coming to an end, it’s just not about conducting the online sessions efficiently now but making them complete through effective online assessments. Are my assessments adequate to evaluate student learning, or are they just good enough to respond to the immediate crisis? How do I […]

Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

Pros and Cons of Blended Learning

Blended learning, which is also popularly known as hybrid learning, is a strategy that combines the best of face–to-face and online learning elements to provide an engaging and impactful learning experience to the students. Execution of blended learning classes is definitely not an easy task and creation and delivery of engaging and interesting content can […]

Forward or Backward Lesson Planning – the effective way for blended education delivery

Forward or Backward Lesson Planning – the effective way for blended education delivery

Ever wondered why we don’t remember much of what we learned in school? We performed well in grades but didn’t have confidence in concepts….why? It’s probably due to the topic-driven ‘forward lesson planning’ that has been the way of education delivery for years now. How does a traditional teacher teach? Identify a topic or content […]

5 ways to implement blended learning in higher education

5 ways to implement blended learning in higher education

Today is a special day! Wanna know why? Like you build an experiential learning environment for your students, the same way this blog would enable you to view blending teaching ways through Mr. Clog’s lens. By the way, Mr. Clog is a science teacher and would be teaching the concept of force and motion. Mr. […]

Features to look for in an online education tool

Features to look for in an online education tool

What is the differentiating factor in online learning platforms? Will the virtual classroom solution enable my students to learn effectively? Will the platform simplify the teaching process and reduce workload for my teachers?  Will the platform be too intimidating for teachers and students? With technology transforming the education landscape and schools moving to online classes […]

Keeping engagement levels intact after months to virtual classrooms

Keeping engagement levels intact after months to virtual classrooms

It’s 8 am. Wake up Kriti, Shreya, Kriti’s mother looks enraged, her daughter’s class starts at 8.30 and Kriti is still not up. On watching her mother’s voice getting louder and louder, Kriti feels it’s better to just flip open her laptop and pretend to be attending her online class. Doesn’t this sound very familiar? […]

Top 5 online education tools that can help schools conduct online classes seamlessly!

Top 5 online education tools that can help schools conduct online classes seamlessly!

Covid has given a new lease of life to online education tools! During these crisis times, online education tools rescued the education sector by enabling schools to conduct online classes – providing all the key functionalities available in physical classrooms. Virtual classroom softwares lets students and teachers interact and collaborate through an integrated set of […]

How to overcome the obstacles on the path of blended learning?

How to overcome the obstacles on the path of blended learning?

Blended learning combines the strengths of face-to-face and online approaches to create impactful and holistic learning experiences.  Blended education is experiential, student-focused and analysis-driven.  It is the way forward for better student learning outcomes but how to do it right?  How can schools be successful in adopting blended models?  This blog addresses the strategies and […]

What Fundamental Changes in the School System can help Teachers adopt Blended Learning?

What Fundamental Changes in the School System can help Teachers adopt Blended Learning?

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector has seen some significant developments. One of them is the introduction of an approach known as blended learning. With this approach, education is provided through face-to-face and digital media. The aim behind blended learning is countering the setbacks of either one of them by the […]

How can teachers up-skill themselves for blended learning delivery?

How can teachers up-skill themselves for blended learning delivery?

Do you know what is the usual mindset of a human mind? Well, we try to incorporate such things in our day-to-day actions that we have learned so far; we don’t usually go about trying new things or bringing an innovative approach to the same old practices. The same goes for the teachers, as a […]

Free tools for teachers that can save time while preparing for online classes

Free tools for teachers that can save time while preparing for online classes

Let’s go out and chill for a while, it’s Sunday tomorrow. Sunday?? I thought it was a weekday; I have so many things piled up; I don’t think I will be able to make up. Since the pandemic took us all over, we have been consistently trying to adapt to the online wave. From online […]

Blended learning is the way forward!

Blended learning is the way forward!

India’s education fraternity is divided over the conflict between online and physical classrooms. The debate whether we should go back to physical classrooms or adopt the online learning practices seems to be never-ending! Could blended learning be the adept solution to put these doubts at rest? Well, research proves students exposed to blended education were more successful than the others learning […]

Variety is the spice of online education

Variety is the spice of online education

Which one do you prefer of the two? “Unleash the enthralling beauty and hold your breath to get mesmerized with Connecticut! “ Or “Visit this amazing place called Malta!’ There is a high probability that Connecticut would instantly go into your bucket list if a choice needs to be made between the two. Why so? […]

How can schools facilitate futuristic classrooms, safely, post COVID?

How can schools facilitate futuristic classrooms, safely, post COVID?

“When will schools start, Mumma?” “When will COVID go? I miss playing with my friends, I miss my funtime at playgrounds…” These are common feelings of children, who are yearning to be back at school – the caring, holistic environment where they enjoy, socialize and learn!  Unfortunately, none of us have an answer to their […]

Online Proctoring in Education Sector: A Futuristic Approach

Online Proctoring in Education Sector: A Futuristic Approach

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that in the past 4-5 months, the world has practically shifted online due to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. With this new rage of moving everything online has emerged the concept of ‘Online Proctoring,’ which might be new to many, but it’s the hour’s need. So, what is online […]

Blended Education : perfect answer to the physical-virtual debate

Blended Education : perfect answer to the physical-virtual debate

India’s education fraternity is divided over the conflict between online and physical classrooms. The debate whether we should go back to physical classrooms or adopt the online learning practices seems to be never-ending! Could blended learning be the adept solution to put these doubts at rest? Well, research proves students exposed to blended education were […]

Simple and effective tips for teachers to stay healthy during remote schooling!

Simple and effective tips for teachers to stay healthy during remote schooling!

Teachers and school heads – across the world have been our frontline warriors like the doctors and medical staff – working selflessly to curtail the exigencies caused by the pandemic. Their incessant efforts have ensured learning for our children remains unhindered during these unimaginable times.  COVID-19 has compelled teachers to work on computers all day, […]

The classrooms of tomorrow : virtual or physical?

The classrooms of tomorrow : virtual or physical?

Human race is facing an exceptional crisis which has hampered growth and momentum across various activities, globally. It’s the rarest of times when educational institutes had to be shut down in order to keep children safe! What has rescued the education sector from succumbing to its knees in these times is ‘Online education’! The virtual […]

How does online classroom support four pillars of teaching?

How does online classroom support four pillars of teaching?

Many teachers design their coursepacks without strait-laced preparation. However, as things have taken a radical turn due to the pandemic, teachers need to adapt to more novel ways. While the school marks a rise of E-learning programs, it’s more crucial now to effectively plan and present your learning so that the students fasten in the […]