Is our education system the right fit for American workers?

Once, we all understood the bargain: Succeed in school, get a good job, and you’d laid the groundwork for a financially solid life. Now the education-jobs equation isn’t so clear, and it’s fast growing more complex. Already, two-thirds of jobs require some form of higher education, which can be expensive. And once you have a job, chances are you’ll need at least to retrain to stay on top of new technology, if not get further degrees or certifications to climb the ladder. And as costs stack up, higher education is growing out…

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Assam Board Class 10, Class 12 Exam Date Sheet 2019 Released

Assam Board Class 10, Class 12 Exam Date Sheet 2019 Released New Delhi: The dates for class 10 and class 12 board exams to be conducted in Assam have been released. Class 10 board exams are conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) and class 12 board exams are conducted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education council (AHSEC). Class 10 board exam will begin on February 14, 2019 and conclude on March 2, 2019. Class 12 board exams will begin on February 12 and conclude on March 14, 2019….

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WhatsApp Had 779M Downloads In 2018. Here Are The Other Top Apps Of 2018

Uber is tops in more than one category, Facebook absolutely destroys the social competition, and Wish got more app downloads than e-commerce giant Amazon. Those are just a few of the insights from Apptopia’s most downloaded apps of 2018 list. The single most-downloaded app of 2018? That would be WhatsApp, Facebook’s other global messaging platform, with more than 779 million downloads between iOS and Android. The only other app that even came close is the casual game Helix Jump, with more than 334 million installs. Top global app downloads of 2018,…

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Purdue University Takes Giant Leaps In Democratizing Higher Education

When Neal Ottinger looks up at the sky, he sees more than clouds and stars – he sees the future. Like many other kids in America, the 21-year-old student always wanted to be an astronaut. But life wouldn’t make things easy for him. “Studying to be an aerospace engineer is very challenging academically, and not only that, pursuing a career in space exploration can be extremely expensive,” he says. “A lot of kids aren’t able to afford it.” Getty These stories are all too common. America is facing a major…

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Education notes: BASIS educator named ‘Charter Teacher of the Year’

BASIS educator named ‘top charter teacher’ BASIS Tucson North’s John Rosinbum has been named the Arizona Charter Schools Association 2018 Teacher of the Year. Rosinbum teaches AP U.S. history and AP research courses at BASIS. The Charter School Association honored Rosinbum, saying he goes the extra mile to help his students and the BASIS network grow to their full potential — whether that’s by organizing the annual Senior Tricycle Race or by serving as a subject adviser for BASIS. “He is extremely reflective and intentional with every aspect of his…

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Education neglected by Muslims: Hamid Ansari

Former vice president Hamid Ansari Friday said that among the identified issues faced by the Muslim community, education has been the most important one and is neglected by all the segments of the community. “We have identified the issues (faced by the Muslims) a number of times. The issue is of identity and security, it is also of education. And I feel education is the most important issue,” Ansari said during the 12th Dr Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture On ‘Muslims of India: Past and Present’. Education, according to Ansari,…

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Tips to Engage Students with Learning

Every classroom has one or two students who are found difficulties in concentrating, staying focused and very easily getting distracted by the outside environment of the classroom. Many students feel their math and science class a boring and start playing with their friends, peeping outside the window and lot more. As per studies carried out by the researchers, engaging students in learning activities to help them in increasing their attention, involvement, and concentration towards learning. Students get distracted very easily and often, so we need to pay more attention and…

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VITEEE 2019: Application Form Expected to be Released in November; Check Details

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University has announced VITEEE 2019 exam dates and the application form dates. VITEEE Application Form is expected to be available online from November 1, 2018. The exam is conducted across 124 examination centres all over the country in online test based mode, in approximately 124 exam centres. VITEEE 2019 will be conducted from 1st or 2nd week of April 2019 onwards. The exam is conducted by VIT University for admission in its proposed B. Tech courses and more than 2 lakhs of candidate compete for…

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JEE Main 2019: Top IIITs and their cut off

JEE Main is the most sought after exam that every engineering aspirant. Admission to top colleges is done on the basis of JEE Main results and ranks. The exam will be conducted by NTA from 2019. To take admission in top IIITs and NITs, candidates should be able to clear JEE Main cutoff, the candidates are ranked on the basis of All India Rank or AIR and State Rank or SR basis. IIITs are the top most colleges for engineering. There are all total 23 IIITs present in India. As…

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Worried for CAT 2018? Know the Strategy to Score in RC Section

CAT is the biggest MBA entrance exam which will be held on November 25, 2018, for students seeking admissions to top MBA colleges of India. IIM Calcutta is conducting CAT 2018 and has announced that the exam will include MCQs and Non-MCQs that will provide level playing field to the students of all streams. However, it has been observed that most candidates usually face difficulties while attempting the RC section and guess what? A lot among them end up getting poor grades. RC is one section where students need to…

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