Tag: technology

New-age Classrooms Are Empowering Students Beyond School

December 25, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , ,

In the popular imagination, the future is all about high-tech robots doing menial everyday tasks, while humans are on the sidelines. This is, of course, largely utopian. As much as we seem to want to let technology simply take over every role in society, some things will always require a human touch. In some ways, […]

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Facebook to help Indian students learn, build Virtual Reality products

December 18, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , ,

Facebook has teamed up with the Bangalore-based startup to help Indian college students learn and build products for the emerging technologies such as Virtual Reality. The partnership is aimed to help Indian students build their ideas into globally marketable products and services. The new VR programme under SV.CO’s School of Innovation will provide a platform […]

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Why the creative use of technology is so important in schools

December 13, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , ,

Teaching our children to be creative with technology supports the skills needed for lifelong learning and prepares them for a world that is changing at a rapid pace. The skills we are learning now, are not necessarily those we need in the future. As we are faced with rapid changes in our world we need […]

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IIT -Madras students set a new record in Asia and India

December 11, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , ,

IIT-Madras students have set the Asia and India records for operating the largest number of robots to clean an area. The students fabricated 45 robots to clean simultaneously for over 15 minutes. A total of 270 students from various disciplines participated in the CFI Workshop at IIT-Madras on 29th October where the robots cleaned an area of 750 […]

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Bmw Elevated Bike Lanes- An Example Of Design Thinking Solving Real World Problems

November 27, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as ,

BMW started off as a company that manufactured bikes and car.  So it comes a surprise when we hear that it is now contemplating designing and building an expressway for cycles! Not, when you read this article and fathom that BMW is trying to revolutionise travel with design and tech thinking. So, the concept has […]

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?- A great TED TALK by Ken Robinson

November 22, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

This is a great talk by Ken Robinson in one of the TED TALKS.  During this talk, he tells a story about a 6-year-old girl who hardly listened to what the teacher said, but was completely engrossed in drawing. Th teacher asked what she was drawing. The girl said she was drawing a picture of […]

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How Design Thinking Can Transforms Creativity and Benefits School

November 8, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , , , ,

As per Standford university “This process—which has been called design thinking—draws on methods from engineering and design, and combines them with ideas from the arts, tools from the social sciences, and insights from the business world.” Teachers and students define problems and brainstorm about solutions.  Suggested solutions from different perspectives break down traditional mindsets, exploring […]

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Why NASA and other brands are tapping into the gaming industry

November 4, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video game market in the US has generated $30.4Bn in 2016, making it a record year for the industry whereas Indian gaming industry did $543.08 million. Interestingly, the female demographic contributed to a large proportion of this spend. Alongside a rise in adults over 30 playing video games, children remain highly engaged in this world. In […]

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Gamers to play reality game on the Moon with jumping nanobots

October 30, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , ,

Humans have visited almost all of the places on Earth a thousand times over at this point, and it can feel like there’s just nowhere to go that’s completely new, fresh, and unexplored. But soon, would-be explorers will be able to use a robot to explore the next frontier—the Moon. A team of space engineers […]

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Children naturally love art – Let Digital Art encourage them to grow

October 28, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , , ,

In this rising era, computers are the go-to devices in gaining knowledge and performing daily activities. Computers are used especially in middle school for art classes and academic research and there are so many ways for kids to get creative with a computer. They can now draw, paint and print their creations. Teaching digital art […]

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