Articles in the Resources Category
May-June 2013, Resources »
Compiled by Yasmin Jayathirtha
Classic Chemistry Demonstrations
Compiled by Ted Lister and published by Royal Society of Chemistry 1998
A collection of 100 …
November 2012, Resources »
This article outlines a few ways in which English can be used to learn Math. Students who have a good vocabulary find ways to express their understanding of the subject without the use of symbols.
Resources, September 2012 »
Books are meant to be read and there is no rule which says that a child studying in class IV cannot read books that are meant for children of higher classes. The writer in this article makes a case for allowing younger children to pick tougher books sometimes, and let older students choose so-called ‘baby’ books.
August 2012, Resources »
An important exercise that teachers must engage in is reading. Find in this article a list of books that every teacher must read. And this list is not too tight on your purse either.
April 2012, Resources »
When it comes to integrating technology in teaching subjects, students are very focussed and are fully engaged in their own learning. The teacher becomes a facilitator and in engaging with the students, manages to pick up a lot of new skills. This article gives a glimpse into how maths learning through technology became a fun-filled session.
February 2012, Resources »
Getting children to learn and incorporate value education in classrooms is a challenge faced by educators. A new fun and experiential learning aid for children in elementary schools called ‘Play and Improve’ helps teachers to talk about positive and negative attitudes in a fun way. Teachers can get across important messages with values to the children so that it is firmly imprinted in their minds. Read all about this exciting tool in this article.
January 2012, Resources »
Subha Das Mollick
Watching movies is fun and when things are fun learning becomes easy. Here is how you can use movies as a teaching-learning tool.
November 2011, Resources »
Think aloud can be an effective strategy in the teaching-learning process as teachers can clearly witness how different students think their way out of the problems they encounter. This article offers tips on how students can be taught to think aloud.
The subjects that we teach in schools are not isolated islands. They are all related to one another and our understanding of one subject helps us understand another. So the next time you begin a lesson, why not try teaching with connections?
April 2011, Resources »
Popular films have not just entertainment to offer us but education as well. In the March issue of Teacher Plus we told you how you could use the movie ‘Home Alone’ to teach physics. This article tells you how you can instil life skills in your students by getting them to watch Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times.