How can Minecraft help children with autism?

According to the WHO, about one in a hundred children is autistic. This is an average number, and the reported prevalence varies considerably from one study to another. However, some well-monitored studies have reported significantly higher numbers. In many low- and middle-income countries, the prevalence of autism is not known. Some of the … Read more

Inclusive education for students with hearing impairment

Hearing loss is often classified as deafness. However, it is not the same thing. The official definition of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is “a hearing impairment, variable or permanent, that adversely affects an individual’s educational performance but is not included under the definition of ‘deafness’”. So, technically speaking, deafness … Read more

Times Higher Education gets student recruitment event organizer BMI

Times Higher Education (THE) has announced that it has acquired BMI, a leading organizer of international student recruitment events, to change the events landscape for students looking to study abroad. BMI, founded in 1987, runs personal recruitment fairs and workshops, virtual events and a digital advisory platform, Viva Mundo, which is the leading … Read more

Here are 7 ways to prepare for exams with confidence and regain motivation

The cancellation or postponement of several exams relieved many students of stress and anxiety. Most of the students want to finish their exams and go to college for competitive coaching. Overthinking leads to confusion and forgetfulness, which leaves many students feeling under pressure. Although it is important not to remain nervous and discouraged, … Read more

Conditions for creating a culturally responsive classroom and its benefits

Teachers who practice a culturally sensitive approach capitalize on students’ strengths and empower them to use their abilities. These educators learn and understand their students beyond their names, backgrounds and cultures and how they can use them to enrich their educational experiences. In order to establish a culturally responsive classroom, teachers … Read more

Math learning platform Bhanzu raises $15 million in Series A round led by eight roads

Math learning platform Bhanzu has raised $15 million in its Series A funding round led by Eight Roads Ventures, with participation from B Capital, which invested from its Ascent fund, and existing investor Lightspeed. This is the second investment for the Hyderabad-based EdTech company in the past seven months. The company last raised … Read more

Delhi-based Gaming EdTech Startup Outscal Raises $1.5 Million From Kalaari Capital

Outscal, a Delhi-based gaming EdTech company, has raised $1.5 million in its seed round of funding from technology-focused early-stage venture capital firm Kalaari Capital. Founded by Mayank Grover in 2018, Outscal is building a platform that focuses on gaming and improving Web 3.0. Understanding the talent shortage problem in the gaming industry, the … Read more

Studentink is raising an undisclosed amount in a seed round led by We Founder Circle

Studentink, an EdTech startup that aims to bridge the gap created between physical and virtual learning, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding led by early stage investment platform We Founder Circle (WFC). WFC has partnered with several strategic angels to help the startup strengthen its operational efficiency while participating in a … Read more