Articles in the Ask and Answer Category
April 2013, Ask and Answer »
This one is for the parents who are interested in contributing to their children’s growth. Read on to see how parents can work with teachers and the school to ensure their children’s success.
Ask and Answer, March 2013 »
We all know that parents and students are constantly under presssure, students especially. But does anyone think about teachers who are also equally stressed out having to tackle students, prepare for lectures and take care of the home segment too. How can teachers de-stress themselves? What can do they do to keep themselves motivated and happy?
Ask and Answer, February 2013 »
Workshops are an integral part of a teacher’s life. Yet it is not often that one sees teachers implementing what they learn in a workshop in their classrooms. Here’s how you can motivate your teachers to experiment more in their classrooms.
Ask and Answer, January 2013 »
What are the life-skills that pre-primary children need to be equipped with? How can a parent prepare a child so that it is ready to face a school environment?
Ask and Answer, November 2012 »
Staff rooms in most schools need to be given attention on a priority basis. Teachers are the pillars of any school and the torchbearers of the next generation. They need to be given quality time between their rush to different classes. For this, a staff room that is comfortable and airy, with enough chairs and cupboards and a friendly atmosphere is a must.
Ask and Answer, September 2012 »
Keeping a check on children is a major part of a teacher’s work. But a growing trend and one that is becoming a tad difficult to deal with is to handle deliberate latecomers. This article highlights a few ways in which a teacher can handle a perpetual latecomer.
Ask and Answer, August 2012 »
As teachers we often complain of having to face expresionless, bored and distracted students everyday. Have we ever wondered why? Perhaps similing a little more in class will make teaching-learning a pleasant experience.
Ask and Answer, July 2012 »
There are several issues that come up when a child and the parent attend the same school, the former as a student and the latter as a teacher. Awkward situations need to be handled with maturity so that both the teacher-parent and the student-child are not affected. Here are some ground rules which schools can use as a general framework so that the child, the teacher and the parent-teacher cooperate for the good of all.
April 2012, Ask and Answer »
Most schools host ‘guest lectures’ for high school students to help them gain an insight into something outside the textbook world. Here are some tips on how schools can go about organising these lectures so that at the end of it, everyone comes away feeling good, right from the school to the teachers to the students and of course the guest speaker too.