How students can use mental models for reflection

As students begin with writing their applications for universities and then subsequently prepare for their interviews, one key skill that they need to exhibit is ‘their ability to reflect’ on their past experiences and the learning from that. Now, this is easier said than done only because students are not guided through the process of, one,…… Continue Reading →

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“Do As I Do” vs “Do As I Say”

We learn from our surroundings. It holds true for not only students but also adults. Seeing Dhoni model a brand of shoe or Nadal wearing a certain brand during tennis tournament, encourages us to try out the same brand because we associate the brand with fitness, style and perhaps also social prestige. Identification  occurs with…… Continue Reading →

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Learning for learning’s sake

Recently read somewhere (can’t remember where though), how parent’s role has changed over the past few decades. The article stated that parents must love and discipline their children, but more recently they have also taken the responsibility of entertaining them. That thought has lingered on with me and made me reflect on how I have…… Continue Reading →

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