Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicClassrooms

Topic: Classrooms

Back in school after lockdowns, kids struggling to adjust, teenagers don’t want to open up

Schools, parents & educationists say sleeping & eating patterns as well as the amount students interact with each other has changed. Kids from low-income families have it worse.

When Covid super-spreaders are talking, where you sit in the room matters

When we released particles at the front of a classroom, they reached all the way to the back of the room within 10 to 15 minutes.

Covid shows online teaching can be the future, but physical classrooms still the real deal

Despite the convenience and utility of online teaching during a pandemic, there's a strong case to be made for why physical classroom's shouldn't go out of style.

Online classrooms during Covid-19 mean students should demand fee discounts

Classroom spaces are conducive to interaction, force students to engage and promote peer learning but all that has stopped due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Online is the future of education and thanks to coronavirus it’s already here

From the serious — twilight of the handshake — to the trivial — the end of locker-room access after sporting events — life is expected to be different after the virus burns itself out.

Delhi high court says installing CCTV in classrooms does not invade kid’s privacy

A two-judge bench hearing a PIL on the matter said that the cameras would show the 'correct picture' of whether teachers were teaching in classrooms. 

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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