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Karnam DurgaPrasad

Researcher, Cognition & Education & Artist

DurgaPrasad is a research scholar working on cognition in education at HBCSE, TIFR-Mumbai. He got into education, chasing his passion, since his graduation from IIT-Kharagpur as an Electrical engineer (2011). He taught in Dharavi, as a Fellow with TeachForIndia for 2 years. Since then, he has also been mentoring students through various community learning initiatives. He is also a flautist, and an artist.
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7 Ways In Which Digital Technology Is Shaping us

Digital technology can have profound effects on how we think and encode and communicate information. Instances like that of Nietzsche, whose writing style changed from arguments to aphorisms, from thoughts to puns, from rhetoric to telegram style because of the introduction of typewriters, show how new gadgets can have an effect on our thinking styles.
28/07/2016 11:32 AM IST
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50 Online Learning Tools That Will Keep The Kids Sharp All Summer

While you should not leave your kids alone with devices for hours at a stretch, neither is it correct to assume that all technology use will "fry their brains". With some involvement and intervention from you, you can use technology as a tool to not only engage your child but also nurture their curiosity and desire to learn. We've done some research for you and zeroed in on a list of 50 technology tools (all tried and tested by us) for your kids to explore this summer.
06/06/2016 8:40 AM IST