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April 2017, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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VSK Sundari

Children can always grasp concepts better when they see how useful or not what they are learning is in real life. See how a math teacher not only helped her students see this connection between studying and life but also see the connection between different subjects.

February 2017, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Ashokan N V

The scope of a teacher’s role is much broader and goes beyond that of just teaching. A teacher is also an evaluator–someone who makes the effort to understand his/her students’ abilities and draw out their strengths while working on their weaknesses.

Notes from a Teacher's Diary, November 2016 »

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G. Gautama

Here is a passionate appeal from a renowned educator to all teachers to introspect about the new education policy that may come into being. It is an appeal to teachers to fight the government’s move to scrap the ‘no detention policy’.

Notes from a Teacher's Diary, October 2016 »

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Mohankumar JK

Student feedback is the most important tool that a teacher can use to know where he/she stands as a teacher.

Notes from a Teacher's Diary, October 2016 »

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Anumeha Fatehpuria

Teachers abusing children in school seems to have become an everyday occurrence so much so that society is beginning to look upon teachers with suspicion. But let us not brand the entire teaching community negatively. Let us not punish the entire community for the terrible crimes that a few people commit. Let us remember that most teachers are caring and understanding, people who want the best for our children.

April 2016, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Rejum Potom
Children’s development happens through observation, imitation and the environment in which they grow up. So, how can teachers and parents ensure that children grow up appreciating gender differences and equality? These are some questions raised in this simple article.

April 2016, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Sonia Kapoor
Inclusive education is about helping all learners to learn at their pace and together with others. Teachers need to structure their teaching strategies in response to student needs so that the learner has the advantage. Here are some tips on how to be a more inclusive teacher.

January 2016, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Megha Radhakrishnan

The unprecedented floods that Chennai witnessed in December 2015 affected every person in the country in some way. Here is a teacher’s account from Chennai on how her school and children dealt with the tragedy.

Notes from a Teacher's Diary, November 2015 »

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Radhika Mitter

‘Special children’ are often considered difficult and a burden. But treat them with love and care and see how much you can teach each other.

August 2015, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Gita Nambiar
With more and more children being diagnosed with learning difficulties at the primary level, it is time that teachers in mainstream schools equipped themselves with the skills needed to identify the symptoms and provide intervention whenever it is needed.