Category: Books

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Books | The Future of the Curriculum; The MIT Press

There’s a lot going on in the world of curriculum design. The most common activity that we see, at least in India, is the inclusion of technology in curriculum design. Some of the initiatives are self-styled game-changers while some are incremental changes, which hardly affect the curriculum in a meaningful manner (more…)

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Book Review | RTE: The Way Forward

One of the many reasons you pick a book is because of the author’s credentials. Right to Education: The Way Forward by Vinay Rai and Narendra Kumar (ISBN: 978-81-910833-1-6) was one such book. Given our interest in education and generally the apparent paradox that the Right to Education Act is (more…)

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Books | Why Teach?

We have’t read this book, but after reading this article, we thought it would be an interesting read. The professor, who also wrote Why Read? and Teacher, traces the rise of the corporate university to the post-baby boomer era, when college enrollment suddenly contracted due to the declining birth rate. (more…)

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Books | 7 Must-Read Books on Education

If you have been wondering what you should be reading this year, we have picked an article from 2011 about seven must-read books on education. The list features books from Isaac Asimov, Sir Ken Robinson, Howard Gardner and others. Have you read any of the books in this list? Do (more…)