Tweet: Education as Signaling or Skill Building?

Econ Duel: Is Education Signaling or Skill Building? https://t.co/gqCNdsEpWU— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) September 6, 2019https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js This is a very interesting discussion on education and its fundamental purpose. It is focusing on two important paradigms of education; The Human Capital Theory and The Signaling Theory. Human capital theory claims that education will stimulate social mobility and … Continue reading Tweet: Education as Signaling or Skill Building?

Tweet: Cut syllabus and focus on mastery of fundamentals

NCERT cuts carbs(15 % syllabus) Listen to a video in which Standford professor Linda Hammond @LDH_ed explains why it's a good thing to cut syllabus load.https://t.co/rpgb9C6lJihttps://t.co/KotqDDGQQc— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) January 7, 2019India decided to rationalize the school curriculum by reducing it by 10 to 15 percent this year to meet the target of 50 percent … Continue reading Tweet: Cut syllabus and focus on mastery of fundamentals

Tweet: Big Fish Little Pond Effect

Big Fish Little Pond Effect: Students in higher-achieving schools will compare themselves with peers and consider themselves less capable, while equally performing students in lower-achieving settings have more confidence.#Education #learning https://t.co/nChvvJDIso— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) December 3, 2018“Big-fish-little-pond” is a concept in which students in higher-achieving schools will compare themselves with their peers and consider themselves … Continue reading Tweet: Big Fish Little Pond Effect

Tweet: Singapore children will no longer be ranked by exam results.

Children in Singapore will no longer be ranked by exam results.Learning is not a competition,” states Ong Ye Kung, Singapore’s Education Ministerhttps://t.co/YqlLuJTDt0— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 5, 2018Singapore has long been an educational high-achiever, Scoring high on PISA scores, promoting rote learning and long study hours to propel school children toward exam success.However, in a … Continue reading Tweet: Singapore children will no longer be ranked by exam results.

Tweet: Early evaluation,early feedback and early intervention for student success by @AliceSNKim

Early evaluation,early feedback and early intervention for student success; Driven from the conclusion that the grades students receive early in a course can be used to predict how they will score on a cumulative final exam. https://t.co/f4yUmzSSHr— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 4, 2018In the paper"Early, But Not Intermediate, Evaluative Feedback Predicts Cumulative Exam Scores in … Continue reading Tweet: Early evaluation,early feedback and early intervention for student success by @AliceSNKim