Archive for June, 2013

Satyajit Ray, a brilliant filmmaker and storyteller | CBSE Class 8 English

June 24, 2013
Satyajit Ray, a brilliant filmmaker and storyteller | CBSE Class 8 English

Satyajit Ray was a brilliant film-maker and storyteller, whose very first movie Pather Panchali won international acclaim and an Oscar for its sensitive and touching portrayal of the travails of a little boy and his family growing up in a rural West Bengal setting in the 1920s.  It is considered one of the best...
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How do snakes and earthworms move? | CBSE Class 6 Science

June 20, 2013
How do snakes and earthworms move?  | CBSE Class 6 Science

Do you have a friend who goes crazy when he/she watches a worm wriggle by and is a great fan of National Geography Kids?  Maybe, he or she sometimes eagerly brings home an earthworm or snail and is fascinated by the way it moves.  Perhaps, you are like your friend or perhaps a little...
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Formative Assessment Activities

June 7, 2013
Formative Assessment Activities

The formative assessment activities, which have been introduced in CBSE schools, are paving the way towards making education application-based, meaningful and engaging for students.   The rote and memorization based examination system with dry direct questions which encouraged many students to cram for exams at the end of the year and burn the midnight oil...
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Open Book Exam in CBSE

June 4, 2013
Open Book Exam in CBSE

The CBSE board which is leading the revolution in India to make education more holistic, meaningful and application-based is including open book exam-based type of evaluation for classes IX and XI for the new academic year.  This will encourage higher order thinking and move students further away from the dry and rote-based type of...
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