Category Archive for: ‘Education’

Valedictorians and Salutatorians, Class of 2012

Valedictorians and Salutatorians, Class of 2012

The younger generation of our community continues to amaze. From winning national spelling bees and science competitions to excelling in dance and music, Indian American students truly demonstrate the results of the impact of hard work and perseverance. This month, we recognize the valedictorians and salutatorians of the class of 2012. These students followed a rigorous schedule and pursued advanced …

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Indian American Children - Out to Conquer the World

Indian American Children – Out to Conquer the World

Look through the atlas of your country, and you will notice that there are several states whose capitals you may not know, several landforms you cannot recognize and places you cannot trace. This is true for adults, and for children to be able to pronounce half of these names with ease is an accomplishment in itself. However, children have really …

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Florida’s Own Spelling Bee Champ

Florida’s Own Spelling Bee Champ

Desh-Videsh wishes to congratulate the top three finalists of the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee. One of Florida’s own, Stuti Mishra, finished in 2nd place against a fellow Indian American. Stuti, an eighth grader at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, lives in West Melbourne. Stuti is currently learning computer programming, but enjoys learning languages like French (she is already fluent in …

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Indians Spell Success

Indians Spell Success

No one is surprised to see a successful Indian walk into a boardroom, no matter which part of the world. Everyone has readily accepted that Indian intellectual capital is among the best in the world. While native intelligence and innate talent must be acknowledged, credit must also be given to the fact that Indians are among the most hard working …

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Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is one of the world’s largest NGO-run midday meal programs. The mission is to simultaneously address childhood hunger and malnutrition while also promoting education for underserved children in India. Hunger is a hidden problem that over 50 million children battle silently. These children are not in school because of economic necessities. Akshaya Patra believes that no …

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Bal Vikas

Bal Vikas

To view more additional Bal Vikas news or to submit Bal Vikas news to be published in the next issue of Desh-Videsh, visit deshvidesh.com/balvikas/ What a New Year means to me – By Malika Jain A New Year has a very special meaning for me and my family. My New Year resolution is to make sure that I have enough …

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Memoirs of a Second Semester Senior

Memoirs of a Second Semester Senior

Author by Katyayani Jhaveri For most high school students, making the decision of where to go to college is hard. Ultimately to make that one choice, many factors have to be added up: location, school size, finance. So how do you decide? Do you listen to your parents, your friends, your guidance counselor? I’m a second semester senior, my applications …

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No Child Left Behind - Indian Charity Organizations in USA

No Child Left Behind – Indian Charity Organizations in USA

Author by Padmini Rao One of India’s biggest gifts to the spiritual world, the great saint and philosopher SwamiVivekananda, once remarked, “Service to mankind is service to God.” He was of the opinion that God resides in the soul of every human being – taking care of the poor, ill and the distressed brings more virtue than going to temples, …

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More than arithmetic!! Whole Brain Development!!

More than arithmetic!! Whole Brain Development!!

Many people often assume that learning arithmetic is merely a method to increase the speed and accuracy of calculation, for example, solving 738×16 + 20 x 46 = ? Within a few seconds. By itself, it is already an amaz ing accomplishment for most young children. However, there is more to this because when children are learning aloha mental arithmetic, …

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Education

EducationaL Excellence of Indians

The prowess of Indians in the field of higher education, especially in disciplines like mathematics, has taken a fabled shape by now. In almost every western college or university, it is a common sight to find an Indian name among the top three students. The situation has become so intimidating that President Barack Obama has urged Americans to raise their …

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