How science changed the world in a century?

It is said that evolution occurred over millions of years leading to a lot of gradual changes. But if one were to map the changes that have occurred over the last hundred years, it has changed the world in a way that is beyond imagination. It is difficult to grapple with the changes that have occurred even in the last five years. From relativity theory to discover of the milky way and a man setting foot on the moon; discoveries in the field of biology and medicine, inventing drugs for previously incurable diseases; the invention of motorcycles to hyperloop, telephones to wireless technology and cloud computing, drones & even self-driving cars. The list goes on and on as inventions and discoveries are taken place even as we speak.

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How our eating habits affect our lifestyle and how to overcome them?

Being well into the summer, we can’t get enough of various ways to beat the heat. Cold soft drinks, soda and other aerated drinks, smoothies, milkshakes, ice-creams and other cold things to eat and drink is all that we can think of. We want to consume everything chilled and right off the refrigerator. Although there is enough awareness that the best food to consume during the heat wave is fruits and vegetables, we often head towards a quick solution.

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Samsidh, A 21st century school

How does one know what is the best way to educate one’s child in today’s times? Which is the best board of affiliation? How does one judge and select the right school? What facilities should be found in the school to call it ‘fit’? And will it understand the requirements of the child?

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Bengaluru today has 2750 recognized schools.  The parameters that are to be considered for an ideal school might differ individually as per one’s requirements. But one small wrong foot can have cascading effects on the child’s future. It is the formative years that count the most by laying a strong foundation. So how does one decide what is the best?

Why Sports is Given Importance at Samsidh Group Of Schools ?

On average, a child in the urban area spends about eight hours in the school, some opt for tutorials
post-school hours; studies and school work might take up another two hours. This leaves the child with
hardly any dedicated hours for sports activities on a day to day basis.

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This is mainly due to the pressures of rat-race that most of the children are often involuntarily subjected
to. Anxious parents, with best interests for their wards, unknowingly restrict the child’s exposure to mere
academics.

Values That Make People Successful

To begin with, who is a successful person? How does one define success? Someone who is rich and
famous; a well-known business tycoon; a politician; perhaps someone who has multiple degrees. The list
can go on. What may seem like an achievement to one, may seem otherwise to another.

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Apart from human factors, environment also plays a key role in helping a person achieve and this may not be the
same for everyone. Success is, therefore, a highly subjective term.
If one comes to wonder about what makes these people successful, the answers to it as stated can also
get individualistic. It differs from person to person as the area of achievement could be varied.

Parents’ Role in Reducing Technology Addiction

The comparison image of a mother in the yesteryears pulling her child by his/her ear into the house to
study versus the image of a mother forcing her child to leave behind the gadget and pushing him/her
outdoors to play. This quick change in scenario is something that we are all familiar with.

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A common scene at homes today is that of the youngsters fidgeting with their phones at all times. A second’s time
without the mobile makes them anxious. There exists a compulsion to check every notification that
crops up.

Empowering Rural India with Technology

Imagine a day in our lives in the city, without any sort of technology - No micro-oven, refrigerator,
washing machine or any of the other appliances, transportation, electricity and obviously no internet!
And that defines the state of affairs at work where automation is the order of the day.

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It almost seems like life would come to a stand-still without our smartphones & computers.
Now, apply this to all the major inventions and discoveries. Perhaps, the world would have not
progressed beyond the dark ages.

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso

In today’s fast-paced world, it is tougher by the day to hold people’s attention unless something is interesting and creative. We seek novelty in almost everything today – ranging from the food we eat to clothes that we wear, television channels or programmes that we watch to careers that we choose.

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The demand and pressure to be creative is more than ever. More often we hear the phrase, “Think out of the box”.  Competition is a stress that is affecting even children right from their tender age. Thus, the need to stand out from the crowd and draw attention, which is highly rewarded, has grown multi-fold.

Simple Indoor Gardening Ideas For Kids

It is common knowledge that the environment today is deteriorating. ‘But what can we do as individuals? Isn’t it the work of the government and scientists to solve much bigger problems of mankind?’ These are often the kinds of thoughts that run in the minds of the citizens.

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But luckily, the awareness that smaller actions contribute to bigger effects is spreading. One such effort that can equip even children to be green warriors is encouraging to develop an indoor garden. Today, the world over, people are turning to terrace gardening and vertical gardens to increase the decreasing green cover. Simple steps such as these ensure that every individual is contributing his/her bit towards the environment.

Positive Developmental Benefits of Reading Literature

Education is not just an academic exercise. It involves molding the physical, mental,
psychological, emotional, intellectual, social and even the spiritual dimension of individual
personality.

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Hence it remains a process that involves a combination of various methods and
techniques consciously designed and selected towards this holistic approach.
By now all of us know that children grasp faster and more through active practical
involvement in comparison to passive methods like lectures and talks. They assimilate more in
lesser time and with lesser effort when they are allowed to experiment, express, question,
imagine and analyze.