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Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) instead of “Board Exams” in CBSE Class 10

November 12, 2013
Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) instead of “Board Exams” in CBSE Class 10

CBSE has always taken the lead in educational reforms including examination and assessment reform in India.  The earlier board exam was an end of year exam which encouraged cramming for exams and rote-based learning with an obsession to crack exams and study mainly for the sake of getting marks.  The latest reforms include phasing...
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Mark Anthony’s Speech at Funeral in Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

October 17, 2013
Mark Anthony’s Speech at Funeral in Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

The art of public speaking and moving audiences with rhetoric has been on display since antiquity.  William Shakespeare, the brilliant English literary luminary, beautifully captured the art of speech writing along with the imagined histrionics in his epic play Julius Caesar. Let us briefly discuss Mark Anthony’s Speech at the public funeral of Julius...
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An Introduction to Real Numbers | Formative Assessment in Mathematics

September 6, 2013
An Introduction to Real Numbers | Formative Assessment in Mathematics

Real numbers are all numbers that can be represented in a number line and include all rational numbers like integers, fractions and decimals and include all irrational numbers. Let us look at a few pointers for a formative assessment activity for CBSE, class 10 in which students get an introduction to real numbers. Preparing...
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Effects of mining on the environment| Resources and Development | Formative Assessment in Social Science

September 3, 2013
Effects of mining on the environment| Resources and Development | Formative Assessment in Social Science

India is rich in greenery and natural resources.  One of the tragic side effects of haphazard industrial development is over-mining and destruction and exploitation of forests, mountains and hill landscapes and other natural conditions existing in the country.  Mining scams revealing illegal mining activities are only now being curbed with increase in awareness and...
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Importance of Self-Help Groups | Understanding Economic Development | Formative Assessment in Social Science

September 2, 2013
Importance of Self-Help Groups | Understanding Economic Development | Formative Assessment in Social Science

A major socioeconomic initiative in India which has also spread to some other Southeast Asian countries is the development of self-help groups in rural areas and a few urban pockets.  Self-help groups, mainly women’s self-help groups in rural areas, have led to empowerment as well as self-sufficiency and contributed in money and credit available...
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