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World reading habits

Everyone knows that reading enriches our lives in many ways. It brings countless benefits, some of which include mental stimulation, increased knowledge, improved memory, stronger critical thinking skills, entertainment, and more. Reading is also known as one of the keys to success. People that consistently read tend to be high academic and professional achievers. This …

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India’s crushing income inequality

In the modern world, we have a tendency to take a binary approach in the way we analyze things. For instance, countries are framed through the restrictive definitions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’, ‘developed’ or ‘developing’; where the standard of living can be seen as either ‘high’ or ‘low’. This is a natural tendency that helps …

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The surging Indian mobile app market

India has been recognized as the fastest growing mobile app market in 2018. Indian mobile app downloads and revenue have been surging in both Google’s Android Play Store and Apple’s App Store. India has the most number of mobile app downloads across both platforms according to App Annie, the mobile market data and insights company. …

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Summer learning

The summer slide This phrase was coined by educators to describe an unfortunate outcome of summer vacation for school-aged kids. Also known as the summer (learning) loss or summer set back, the summer slide is when students’ lose educational progress during summer breaks. Students that lack access to summer learning opportunities are even more negatively …

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Online learning vs Offline learning

Onlinе lеаrning iѕ a mеthоd оf dеlivеring еduсаtiоnаl infоrmаtiоn viа thе intеrnеt, inѕtеаd оf in a рhуѕiсаl сlаѕѕrооm. Thеrе аrе numerous options for оnlinе lеаrning. They rаnge in ѕсоре frоm ѕimрlе dоwnlоаdаblе content tо ѕtruсturеd рrоgrаmmеѕ thаt inсludе weekly class hours, assignments, аѕѕеѕѕmеnt аnd certifications.  This form of learning has gained popularity only within the …

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The benefits of traditional education

Traditional education has been around for, well, seems like forever. The way people get an education is generally the same now as it was 200 years ago. Many of the benefits of traditional education can’t be denied. However, with the arrival of the digital age comes new ways of learning. Online learning is more prevalent …

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The benefits of online learning

The advancement of technology and many benefits of online learning have shifted how people learn and educate themselves. People everywhere are embracing new ways of learning by complementing traditional education with online learning. Increasingly, people are even foregoing traditional education altogether. Codecademy announced that more than 24 million users have taken its free online courses. …

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Studying with a Knower (tutor)

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Thoughts on education

What is education?  Is education holding a degree from a university? Or perhaps, education is an enlightening experience. The values and perceptions of education change from culture to culture and from country to country. Some societies judge a person based on their academic certifications, some on a person’s credit rating. However, some value a person …

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The Bystander Effect

In India, it’s generally acceptable to disregard public property as most Indians believe it is the government’s duty to provide public infrastructure and maintain it as well. This mindset also takes over when people see criminal offenses committed in public. The citizens’ thinking is – “It’s not my job, the police should do something about …

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Employability

We live in a world that is changing faster than ever before. Employability is one buzzword of the Millennials born in the mid-1990s to early 2000s

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Featured Founder – Sourabh Soni

It’s not rare to come across an impressive startup story these days; stories that start with the spark of an idea, sleepless nights, the struggle to get a product, and often ending with a crash and burn. While the LearnX story is less cliche, it certainly has the spark, sleepless nights, and product struggles. The …

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What are the benefits of tutoring?  

Tutoring can bring countless benefits to Learners of all ages. The main benefits of tutoring are an increase in knowledge or skills in a given subject. However, there are many additional benefits you or someone you know would gain by having a tutor, or what we at LearnX call a Knower. Here’s why tutoring is …

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How to get good grades

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6 Reasons to find a Learner (study buddy)

One of the most effective ways to learn is with a study buddy. In the LearnX community, people that learn are known as ‘Learners’. These are the people that constantly learn, gain new skills, and improve themselves. It’s safe to say that people with a learning mentality have a much higher chance of succeeding in …

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How to become a designer with no degree

In today’s job market, skills and experience are more important than anything else. When it comes to 21st-century careers such as programming and design, a person’s actual skills and work experience are far more important than a degree. You can become a designer with no degree if you take the three steps outlined in this …

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How to make studying less stressful

Studying can be stressful and struggling through your studies is never fun. This may sound like a statement made by Captain Obvious, but it is important to remember when it comes to education; it can remind you to work smarter, not harder, to make studying less stressful. It is no secret that it’s easier – …

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Are good grades important?

This is the question every student asks themselves – are good grades important? The importance of good grades varies depending on your academic and career goals. Grades are a way to measure students’ performance in school, but not the defining way to measure your future success in life. While good grades do not completely measure …

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Do you want to become an Artist?

Do you want to become an Artist? What about Music Composure? After reading my last two articles, you might be thinking pursuing Fine Arts is the way to go. But wait don’t come to conclusion yet. Fine art is also not being spared by algorithms.. Now let’s take an example. You become passionate about classical …

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The Internet of Things and how it will affect our lives

It is 5 PM, I am sitting at home, working on an essay. Suddenly my smart watch vibrates, giving me the following notification: “If you want to work out three times a week, as usual, you should now head to the gym, before it closes in 2 hours”. Today was not even a training day …

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