This article originally appeared in the Times of India Belagavi MAY 10, 2017: In a fiercely competitive age, there is immense pressure on students to excel academically. However, remaining glued to textbooks can become a monotonous experience. In a bid to make learning more engaging and enjoyable, Shrikant Latkar of Belagavi has developed a micro gaming-cum-learning platform that is available across domains – web, Android and iOS.
The first member of his family to become an
When 23-year-old Rita Nair joined ABC Ltd, an accounting firm, as a junior sales rep, she was excited and self-motivated to learn the ropes of the game. Six months passed, with no on-the-job training or guidance, Nair’s productivity soon began to dim. There was no sense of direction in her work. She still wasn’t acquainted with the industry norms and the company’s initiatives. Soon after, Nair quit her job. She then joined VSB Pvt Ltd. During the first three weeks at the comp
Students in this time and age are proactive when it comes to dealing with academics. They don’t hesitate to fine tune their understanding of certain concepts or subjects via different, innovative mediums. Whether it is doodling notes of one complete lecture on a piece of paper or watching a documentary film to connect with a particular subject, mode of education today has no boundaries. It is safe to conclude that students are now at the helm of learning due to technology. Fr
Mathematics—the subject that proudly has its own fan following has also broken many studious hearts, frustrated many young minds and acted difficult for most students. If studying this subject is a nightmare for you, then you have come to the right place. Did you know that competitive exams such as CAT, GMAT and IIT-JEE focus majorly on mental math? You can’t definitely be sitting in the exam hall, clueless and panicked, while solving questions that can be answered mentally.
If there’s something that educationists are sure about it is the rise of e-learning in the coming years. Gone are those days when teaching & learning methods were confined within the four walls of the classroom. In today’s time and age, the education sector has become pro-change or let’s say pro-technology and wants to incorporate new mediums to study. M-learning has certainly managed to create quite a buzz in the last one year itself! As inventor, futurist and author, Ray Ku
It’s a given that students of today’s time have technology at their fingertips. Smartphones, tablets, e-books—you all seem to have them right here, next to you. Mobile phones, especially, have become an irrevocable part of your lives. After all, it’s all about conquering the academics in the 21st century and how! According to a report published by Forbes India, Indian consumers, on an average, spend 3 hours and 18 minutes on their smartphones on a daily basis. Needless to say
Okay! So here is an exciting announcement! We are starting with the OUSTATHON 2015 in Mysore and Belgaum on August 27, 2015. Oustathon will give students a platform to portray their academic skills and compete with fellow students across the entire district in a fun way. The contest covers Maths, Social Science and Science for 9th and 10th grade students, based on the Karnataka syllabus. It is India’s first mobile gaming challenge for academics! Winning Oustathon consists of