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The Purpose Of Learning Is Growth, And Our Minds

I recently read an interesting article in the science news. Dr. Olaf Kruse, a biologist at Bielefeld University in Germany published research showing that plants can use other plants as a source of energy in addition to the well-known process of photosynthesis. We all know that plants need water and light to grow. Dr Kruse discovered that the green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, not only uses photosynthesis, but can also draw energy from other plants. This particular alga produces an enzyme…

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Sports Meet – 2016, Divya Public School Sector 44-D, Chandigarh

The word ‘pedagogy’ comes from the ancient Greek language and literally means ‘to lead the child’. Today, the word is used to refer to the method and practice of teaching. There is a phrase which I often think of when I walk around our campus. It is the phrase, ‘pedagogy of place’. Educationalists sometimes use this phrase to refer to the way in which the physical environment influences the education which happens there. I have no doubt that an education…

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