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Reimagining Learning

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Reimagining Learning

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Homeschooling, Unschooling, Open schooling : Demystified

Homeschooling. Unschooling. Open schooling. Are you confused by the multitude of different schooling options available…

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Reimagining Learning

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5 truths you should know about pursuing pure sciences

Have you wanted a learners perspective of science? Were you looking for an opinion? You're in the right place. It's…

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Knowledge, skill or success - which one gets you farthest?

Via: AG5 Popularly referred to as KSAs , the significance of knowledge, skills, and attitude in the holistic…

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Why is homeschooling gaining popularity during the pandemic?

Homeschooling has been a common practice around the world for decades, but it has seen a meteoric rise in popularity…

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The best way to choose your subjects in Cambridge IGCSE

Via: Jessica Abel ‘Transition happens in the background’, ‘you will know with age’ or ‘as you grow you will know what’s…

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“We are in an environmental dark zone”: Surya Ramachandran

Via FabHotels Netra Nagrajan, a Beyond 8 learner had an opportunity to speak with Surya Ramachandran on the subject of…

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Stop the tiger chase, find nature's truth: Ashvini Menon

Every responsibility comes from the fact that we owe most of what we have to nature. Beyond 8 and YouCAN foundation have…

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“I’m ready to fail better”: Aryan Lakshmanan

Aryan Lakshman, a 15-year-old learner at Beyond 8, recently emerged as the champion at the U-16 Polish Open, racking up…

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From passion to paycheck: Padmavathy Krishnakumar’s journey

If we look around at the world around us, there is no dearth of young people who are living the lives of their dreams…

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Assessing a high school? Ask the right questions!

“Do you have any questions for us?” At the end of a school tour - be it physical or virtual - you may have had a bird’s…

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Did 2020 just help us fix our education system?

Happy new year from all of us at Beyond 8 ! We have officially made it through one of the most life-altering years of…

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“Inclusive education changed my life”: Upasana Ravikannan

Not everyday does one come across a person who lives life with sheer resilience, defying all odds along the way. Well, I…

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Dancing to his own tunes: an interview with Abhinay Jayan

When the heart wants what it wants, it goes to any length to pursue it. Despite the inevitable obstacles along the way…

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An ed-insider's take on inclusive education

Beta testing is crucial when it comes to certain products, but the same can’t be mandated for learning children. “No kid…

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India’s Happiness Index: We owe Gen Z

According to this year's World Happiness Report, Finland and Denmark fared the highest in happiness levels. India, on…

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3 takeaways from TIME's Kid of the Year

For 92 years, Time Magazine has conferred the honour of “Person of the Year,” to greats in every field, including…

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Eliminating pandemic-led digital divide in learning

Is it a standstill? Quite so for students with no internet access. Let’s unearth it to learn how. Per a Social…

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How inclusive education can impact social transformation

The education system has been undergoing a period of constant transition for the last few decades. Setting out from the…

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Learning at a home away from home

Educators around the world are coming together to find efficient ways to infuse their schools with greater diversity and…

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Five ways to make the most of your gap year

Ask adventure sports enthusiasts what keeps their adrenaline pumped up every time they venture out and you will be…

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Dear parents, please do not fear gap years!

(With inputs from Teena Thomas and Mihika Shankar) Most learners will agree that their families are as much part of…

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Why every learner deserves a gap year after high school

Remember the time you were a wide-eyed, bushy-tailed preschooler? When people at social gatherings asked you what you…

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Paving the way for democratic classrooms in the new normal

Lights, camera, action! That is how most teachers jumped feet first into the new normal, with only a few weeks to gather…

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Clearing the hurdles to online learning

The internet is teeming with articles on how online educational experiences have been frustrating and unfulfilling for…

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Letting passion lead the way in learning

Why do you think passion and profession - two entities which should ideally go hand in hand - still raise eyebrows even…

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Who should teach?

We have known for a very long time that the education system in the country is badly broken. There are numerous studies…

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Reimagining Learning

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School examinations: a wasted exercise in the 21st century?

Exams are pointless for Indians, as they neither serve our learners nor do they serve our nation. Let me begin to…

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Understanding teaching and curricula

The curtains fell on the second season of Out of the Box with Beyond 8 this October. In our penultimate episode of the…

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Learning has to be about the learner

The most fulfilling part of being an academician is the opportunities we have to make our world brighter and kinder, one…

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Organization culture and preparedness for the future

After setting the stage on our previous episodes on Out of the Box with Beyond 8, on finding the right high school for…

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Reimagining Learning

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Speaking up for change

For the longest time, we have been traditionally taught to refrain from venturing into topics that challenge societal…

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Reimagining Learning

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Feeling at home in high school

Parents go to great lengths in their endeavors to fulfill a satisfying and enriching education for their offspring. Sky…

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Wait, watch, wonder: learning about your teen

The new school year is upon us again! With it, comes a sense of optimism that our children will thrive and take a step…

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Eradicating the taboo around menstruation

With inputs and data from Pooja Venkataramani I wonder how many people saw this topic and decided to ignore it. How…

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Best tools for student-teacher collaboration in 2020

One of the most gaping problems that plague the conventional system of education is the rigid concept pedagogy. In this…

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What happens when we let learners lead the way in schools?

I happened to read an interesting article recently on the New Choluteca Bridge in Honduras. The designers had set…

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What does the industry expect from high school graduates?

For far too long, the incumbent education system has grappled with the concept of ‘readiness’. This is partly because we…

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Why the world needs more farmers

Ask an average school-going child about his or her life’s ambitions and you will instantly hear ‘doctor’, ‘pilot…

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Sizing up National Education Policy 2020

Imagine a vintage Premier Padmini from the 90s fitted with the parts of a 2003 TESLA and purported to be the vehicle of…

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Do we really need another NEP to fix our system?

When the last education policy was announced, it too was thought to be forward-looking and progressive. If we are now…

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Effective online learning: best practices for high schools

The concept of online learning has been around for longer than one can imagine. While the technology itself is…

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Reimagining Learning

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Skilling up for the future: lessons from Yuval Noah Harari

When I was a primary school student in the 90s, I always wondered why we had to study history. It did not help matters…

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What the Rubik’s Cube taught me about problem-solving

Back in the ’80s, solving a Rubik’s cube was the ultimate symbol of intelligence. The star attraction at most children’s…

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The impact of organisational culture on success

Is tech-readiness alone enough to adopt online education? Online education has taken the world by storm and is heralded…

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Is schooling the only way to learn? A COVID teaching moment

Classes, black-boards and chalk, white-boards and pens, examinations ... a lot of familiar things in the world of…

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The perils of sanitizing literature for our learners

Being a facilitator, one is sometimes unsure or uncertain while assigning resources for reading. Facilitators need to…

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Is the pandemic setting learning free

With exams ruled out by Covid-19, the education system is learning a bitter truth. It never focused on learning as an…

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Raising digital citizens of the future

For ardent tech enthusiasts, watching Steve Jobs unleash a slimmer, faster and prettier mobile device (than his earlier…

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Duty comes first, second and third: Lessons from our heroes

An interesting fact about adverse times is that while they shake up our lives and bring businesses to their knees, they…

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Dreaming your way to personalized learning

The choices we make greatly define the experiences we will have in our lifetimes - the people we meet, the things they…

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The next big thing in career readiness

The average years of schooling in the developing world has more than tripled from 1950 to 2010, but despite “finishing…

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