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A New Era of Schooling

A New Era of Schooling

How is teaching & learning being carried out at IIT Kharagpur's campus schools? Schooling has entered a new era with ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown. As contact classrooms have been shut down, ¬†schools across India are reinventing the educational system. Blackboards, benches, workbooks have been replaced by computers, smartphones, video lectures, conferencing applications, assignment modules. There are three schools on the campus upto higher secondary level and one school upto its primary section. The schools have gone digital since March 21, 2020.¬†DAV Model School and Kendriya Vidyalas share the experiences with The Kgp Chronicle. DAV Model School at IIT…
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The show begins

The show begins

The IIT Kharagpur campus came alive today with the arrival of 32 teams of school children from all over India, as well as east and west Asia for the Young Innovators Program. For many of the children and their teachers and parents, it had been a long journey from home, but the excitement of reaching their destination and being part of the milling crowd of participants and guests refreshed them in no time. The children especially got down to the business of knowing each other almost immediately. As the day wore off, it was difficult to believe that some of…
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