Vaidehi Sriram “Excellence in education is when we do everything we can to make sure they become everything they can.” The quote above is a wonderful prelude to any discussion on strategies of differential instruction in a classroom and is Read More …
Questioning is the primary form of seeking knowledge, and yet a majority of our classrooms are pictures of silence with children passively listening to the teacher. Over the years, in the name of completing the syllabus and overcrowded classrooms we have squashed this natural tendency in children. It is time that we encourage them to shed their inhibitions and start asking the many questions brimming in their minds.
One of the most feared aspects of primary math is the word problems. Students find them confusing and difficult to wrap their heads around word problems. A lot of this problem comes from the way we teach word problems. This teacher tried a different approach to teaching word problems and was quite successful as well.
Sai prashanthi Neelda
Stories make for a wonderful teaching aid not just for the language teachers but for the science teachers too. Here are a couple of examples of how and why science teachers should start using stories to teach.
A lesson plan is a teacher’s road map on what students need to learn during her class time. The article lists out some strategies to draw up an effective lesson plan.
Anil Kumar Patnaik
A subject becomes interesting or boring according to how a teacher presents it to his/her students. A reason that math is often considered uninteresting is because of the uninspired ways used to teach it. Add a little magic and see how quickly you can change your students’ perception about math.
If this strife-torn world is to continue to survive, we need to promote emotional wellness and cooperation among our children. Here’s how you can incorporate these in your regular classes without having to earmark separate training classes into your timetable.
Aruna Sankaranarayanan Muthu Sir flashes a photograph of gently rolling hills on the smart board and poses a question to the class, “Is there any evidence in this picture that the land was sculpted by glaciers?” Predictably, Ashi’s and Raunak’s Read More …
P. Madhavi Latha No matter how well your physics classes have gone, come exam time and you still see worried students. So I came up with an idea that has really worked for me. I now successfully use WhatsApp for Read More …
A teacher is considered successful if she can match her teaching style with the learning style of the student. And this she can do if she is able to gauge her students’ reaction to the different methodologies she is using. So how can a teacher see whether her teaching strategies are connecting with her students? Read the article to find out how.