# Inspirational and Thoughtful Quotes on Children’s Day

November 14, 2013

“Life is full of beauty.   Notice it.  Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces.  Smell the rain, and feel the wind.  Live your life to the fullest potential and fight for your dreams.” -Ashley Smith Celebrating Children’s Day is a celebration of life.  Do you celebrate the true beauty and...

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

November 12, 2013

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...

# Community Outreach Programs

November 11, 2013

Community outreach programs are an integral part of many CBSE schools across India.  They help students develop sensitivity towards the socioeconomic and environmental issues that may be hampering the growth of the community or the wider world around them.  By being involved in the community outreach program of the school, students will be able...

# The Formative Assessment in CBSE Schools

November 8, 2013

Formative assessments have been introduced in CBSE schools in order to make learning a more wholesome and meaningful experience.  The traditional system of assessment was the examination system which encouraged rote-based learning instead of inquiry based and experiential learning.  Moreover, it tried to pressurize students and did not consider individual needs, did not encourage...

November 6, 2013

Avogadro’s law states that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules. Avogadro’s law in the mathematical form is as follows: V/n = k Here, V is the volume of the gas, n is the amount of substance in the gas and k is the...

# Boyle’s Law and Real Life Examples

October 30, 2013

What is Boyle’s Law? Boyle’s law states that the pressure exerted by a gas is inversely proportional to its volume at a constant temperature in a closed system.  This means that as the pressure increases, the volume decreases and vice versa. If we want to represent this mathematically, we can say P = K/V...