Why Schools of Equality doesn’t follow a lecture format

A study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concluded that teaching approaches that turned students into active participants rather than passive listeners reduced failure rates and boosted scores on exams.

While the research, conducted by Scott Freeman, a University of Washington principal lecturer in biology, focused only on areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), we think it holds true for all students.

At Schools of Equality we endeavor to make the students participate actively during each session, via open ended dialogue, activities and participation.

Here’s Science Mag’s report on the study – Lectures Aren’t Just Boring, They’re Ineffective


Sharan works at which builds technology that several of the largest media houses in the world use to secure their intellectual property. He grew up in Chennai, did his Masters in Computers in the U.S. after which he worked in Consulting at Deloitte Consulting for various Fortune 50 companies before starting

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