Education

Volunteer Opportunities at The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC is in search of friendly, outgoing volunteers who will engage with visitors to their museums and galleries and help them plan memorable and exciting experiences so that they can discover all that the Smithsonian has to offer.

Interview with Rishi Nair, Saketh Jonnalagadda, Kapil Nathan – Top 3 at 2016 National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian Americans got the top three positions in the 2016 National Geographic Bee, held at the National Geographic Society, in Washington, DC, on Wednesday.

Scientists Confirm Early Humans Were From Africa But Their Route Out Was Via Arabia, Not Egypt

- Our ancestors headed into India via Yemen before wandering further east and north
- Researchers used complicated new DNA procedure 'recombination'

Smithsonian Outlines $2 Billion Proposal for Mall Campus Renovation

The Smithsonian unveiled a $2 billion plan Thursday that would reimagine the area surrounding its iconic Castle by creating new entrances and connecting underground galleries in what has been described as the biggest project considered for the Mall in more than a century.

India International School Offers New Cources Including Free SAT, PSAT and College Essay Writing Classes

Bettie Stegall, former Head of the English Department at TJ School of Science and Technology is offering two free classes for SAT, PSAT and College Essay at India International School in Chantilly.

Five Indian Institutions in Google's Top 20 Most Searched-for Universities

This ranking of online searches is very different from the traditional map of the global powerhouses of higher education.

Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPhones or iPads: Here’s Why

Jobs, who died in 2011, may have had an instinctive flair for technology but he was a low tech parent who firmly believed in restricting his children’s access to electronic devices.

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart

By: Salman Khan

Researchers have known for some time that the brain is like a muscle; that the more you use it, the more it grows. They’ve found that neural connections form and deepen most when we make mistakes doing difficult tasks rather than repeatedly having success with easy ones.

Curie Learning at The Durga Temple

After completing 8 years of service at the Durga Temple, Curie Learning is now expanding the classes to lower grades for serving the South County/Woodbridge community. 

The Power of Parents Who Say ‘No’

Although I couldn’t see it as a child, I now realize how amazing my mom was all those years ago. She knew what she thought was best and she didn’t care if I hated her for it. That’s strong parenting.

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