Out with the old school? The rise of ed tech in the classroom

There was a time classrooms were a bastion of tradition, dominated by blackboards, chalk and textbooks. But the rapid evolution of technology means there’s a need to advance how education is delivered to young people. Schools now spend £900m on education technology every year, and it is estimated the global market will be worth £129bn by 2020. It’s making a difference – the 2017 consumer digital index [pdf] suggests that 97% of those aged 15–24 in the UK have basic digital skills – a 4% improvement on 2015. Among the emerging “edtech” ventures…

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TS EdCET 2017 answer keys out, check them here

The Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) on Wednesday released the preliminary answer key of Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test (TSEd.CET-2017). The examination was conducted on July 16 between 11am and 1pm. Candidates can check the TSEd.CET-2017 preliminary answer key from the official website . Steps to check the preliminary answer key for TSEd CET-2017: 1) Visit the official website for TSEd CET-2017 2) Click on the link for preliminary answer key of the subject desired 3) Check the key on the pdf page that opens 6) Take a printout…

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Autistic females face greater difficulty carrying out daily tasks, finds study

Women and girls with autism may face greater challenges with real world planning, organisation and other daily living skills, than boys, according to an analysis. The findings showed that girls were struggling more with these independence skills of executive function including the ability to make a plan, get organised, and follow through on the plan as needed, and adaptive skills such as the ability to perform basic daily tasks like getting up and dressed or making small talk. “Our goal was to look at real world skills, not just the…

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Tired of Chocolate Cakes? Try out this delicious Raspberry Cheese Cake recipe

You might have a problem with us telling you to lay your hands off that Chocolate Cake for a while but don’t you think life is too short and you should experiment while you can? Try out something new in your kitchen the next time you have a yearning for making a dessert. This Raspberry Cheese Cake recipe by Chef Ashish Rai, Head – Culinary, Barbeque Nation will blow your mind away! Ingredients 7 – Biscuit crumbs 450g – Cream cheese ½ kg – Fresh raspberries ¼ tsp – Cinnamon…

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Love fusion food? Try out this Chai Ghevar Tiramisu recipe

There’s chai, there’s ghevar and then there’s the goodness of tiramisu all rolled into one. This king of a fusion dessert is unlike anything you will come across and you don’t even have to step into a five-star restaurant to enjoy it in all its glory. Getting it right might be the tricky part but it’s not impossible. All you need is a little bit of patience. Chef Ashish Deva, executive chef, Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa shares his special recipe with us. Go on, don’t be scared to experiment in…

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Love cheese? Try out this low-calorie Grilled Apricot and Smoked Halloumi Cheese recipe

Who says healthy and tasty can’t go together? Apricot is a powerhouse of antioxidants, vitamin A and is also a rich source of fibre, while halloumi cheese which originated in Cyprus is semi-hard, unripened brined cheese made from a mixture of goat and sheep’s milk and is considered as one of the healthiest cheese ever. When combined together, it makes for a great meal. The chefs at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon have come up with a recipe which is not only high in nutritional values but is equally delicious. We say…

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Crisp Tofu Buns recipe: This summer try out this exciting Burmese dish in your kitchen

Burmese food, which is still contending for a permanent spot on the Indian food map is a beautiful medley of cultural mix. Influenced by rich flavours from countries such as India, China, and Thailand, the south-east Asian cuisine has its own unique qualities – it is richer than authentic Chinese food but less spicy than Indian and Thai cuisine. If you love experimenting with new cuisines in your kitchen then this is the right place to be. This delicious recipe by chef Ansab Khan from Burma Burma, Gurgaon will leave…

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Looking for healthy recipes? Try out this Burmese White Fungus Salad

Dieticians and nutritionists always vouch for salads, especially in the summers. Having a salad as a wholesome meal or as a part of your meal is probably the best way to keep your body cool in this scorching heat. If you are running out of ideas on how to prepare one then here’s some help. This Burmese White Fungus Salad by chef Ansab Khan from Burma Burma, Gurgaon is extremely light on the stomach and also has a tangy taste to it. It’s also easy to make and is rich…

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HRD asks architecture council to stay out of exam regulations

The Council of Architecture (CoA) may have to withdraw its proposal to make a single national entrance test mandatory for admission to all architecture institutions as the HRD Ministry has reportedly questioned its authority to take such a decision. In a meeting called by the ministry on Tuesday, CoA president Biswaranjan Nayak was told that the council is expected only to register architects and regulate their practice and that maintaining standards of architectural education was outside of its purview. Nayak was then asked to review CoA’s proposal to make a…

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PU CET UG result 2017 date and time: Results to be out at puchd.ac.in

PU CET UG result 2017: Panjab University is likely to release the merit list for admission in the undergraduate Common Entrance Test (CET) 2017 today at puchd.ac.in. Students who have appeared for this exam can check their results from the official website of the university (see steps below to know how). The option filling too will start from July 14. The entrance exam was held on June 4. The provisional list will be released after July 18 while the candidates have to report to the alloted colleges on July 19…

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