The Openhouse Blog
The Openhouse Blog
The Openhouse Blog
Educational gaming? Say What?
Games that educate through experience, yes they exist.
Gamification in Education is the new game changer
All we need is gaming to make education something fun. Here is how Openhouse does.
The Unknown world of Video Games for Kids
Want to know why gaming and education can be friends? Here is what we found out.
Learning the Elon Musk Way
Conventional education has not changed much in the last few decades. But people like Elon Musk and Josh Dahn are innovating and changing the way students learn.
by Kanishk Agarwal
New tools for learning are here and they are here to stay. The modern way of learning is the present. But what does modern learning really mean?
Modern Indian board games
The board game revolution is making a comeback. Read about how it's making learning fun.
Are board exams getting cancelled?
Read what teachers and students said about the challenges of learning and board exams in 2021.
Don't stress about marks
Enjoy what you're learning. Scoring marks aren't the be-all and end-all in life.
Teaching methods for 21st Century
Classrooms have not just upgraded in terms of tech, but also new teaching methods that are helping children learn better.
Disrupting classrooms with blended learning
Can blended learning capture childrens attention and help them learn and retain better? Find how the future of learning is changing.
Creativity is a life skill
Creativity makes the world go round, and that's no exaggeration. It's an essential life skill that kids can be taught from a young age.
The best way to teach Science
by Vidhu Narayanan
Does experiential learning really work? Vidhu Narayanan, a Science teacher, writes about her experiences.
Learning about learning from Harry Potter
The Harry Potter books break many myths about education. We put together a list of what we learnt about learning from Harry Potter.
3 ingredients of lifelong learning
by Nalini Dhariwal
What makes one experience last a lifetime? Nalini, from Inme Youreka which takes children for adventure camps, writes.
Making extracurriculars great again: the online edition
Extracurricular activities are the first to go when times get tough. But they are important for children and should continue online. We write why.
Sex education in India: a dad's take
The unsaid rule for sex education is "children will figure it out". But parents have a responsibility to talk to their kids about it.
Group Studies is not a gossip sess
We all learn from friends
Life skill education needs a software update
Life skills mean different
A makeover for boring online classes
Online classes are the norm. But have we figured out how to make them the very best? Openhouse has some ideas for a model online class.
"Rote learning out, new learning in" say parents
The current education system is all about rote learning. But that isn't enough, say parents.
How extracurricular activities help your child
Extracurricular activities have a lot of benefits for children. Teamwork and communication skills to name a few.
Confused about what stream to pick after 10th?
Which is the best stream after 10th? It's a hard choice. But you can help your children make the right one.
Can playing a sport help your child in life? Yes!
Children don't have to choose between sports and studying. Especially because playing a sport builds focus.
Keep your child's social skills alive
Your child's social life doesn't have to take a backseat. Here are some tips to make sure your children learn social skills.
Online learning 2.0: More than a syllabus
Learning a syllabus isn't enough. Educators are also focussing on social emotional needs in this online world.
Making online learning social, thanks to the pandemic
The future of education is social learning. Educators, parents and students explain why.
Pay attention to your child's mental health
What is it like to be a 13-year-old in a pandemic? Kriti Jalan, a licensed counsellor, answers some questions.
"Rote learning is not for the 21st century"
For students today, rote learning falls short. David Epstein says learning should be about how to think.
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