Category: Education

Student Involvement and Academic Performance

Association in extracurricular exercises furnishes undergrads with chances to meet and interface with different understudies, investigate regions of premium, and add to the grounds and group. The quantity of projects accessible is stunning, with some grounds bragging more than 1,000 understudy associations from which to pick. With such a large number of decisions accessible and the weight to succeed apparently expanding, understudies can without much of a stretch get to be overpowered with their association outside of the classroom to the degree that it bargains their scholarly achievement. (more…)

Teaching and Learning

Learning is significant when the student can relate new learning material with previous knowledge existing cognitive structure. On the other hand, that the task is potentially significant, the ideas expressed symbolically should be related to what students know or have cognitive sense to him. This internal process in the mind of the person causes a change in their cognitive structure in the newly acquired and that which is linked with information. Similarly, the concept of discovery learning to achieve meaningful learning, based on that through the same teachers can offer students more opportunities to learn for themselves. Thus, discovery learning is learning where students build themselves their own knowledge, in contrast to traditional teaching or transmitting knowledge, where the teacher intended that the information is simply received by students. (more…)

Sex Education and its importance

Among many cultures in the world, especially Asia sex is considered a taboo and must be avoided in daily life conversations. It is something that is not very commonly discussed among some cultures. Talking about sex in such cultures is thought to be vulgar. There is a gap between parents and children and they cannot discuss or talk about sex so openly. Females in some cultures have to observe veil in order to hide sexually arousing parts of the body. There is a separate education for girls and boys and they cannot talk with each other. (more…)

Should children be allowed to follow their instincts?

“The child is the father of man”

The great English romantic poet, William Wordsworth, believed that a child is the father of man as he has knowledge which is not tarnished by human experience. This initial knowledge is, referred by many scholars as, intuitive knowledge or intuition. This kind of knowledge can never be acquired by any means; it is an innate capability of a child. However, this innate ability of child fades away as we imbue him with norms and principles of the society. However, there are many scholars who believe that child’s intuition cannot teach him those values which are acceptable by his society. (more…)

Should children be taught the importance of money?

In this materialistic world, everyone is in a constant race to earn money to make his/her both ends meet. In order to live a good life, the monetary acquisition is necessary. The young generation must be taught the importance of money so that they will learn the skills of managing money from early years of their lives. They will learn the ways to earn money and to spend money prudently. However, some people are not in the favor of early monetary education. They believe that children must learn other valuable things in their childhood such as moral principles. (more…)