Learning the e-way

Aditi Chandrasekar
How does online teaching compare with teaching face to face? Does one score over the other and are students satisfied with learning online? This is an article where the author has been on both sides of the fence, and is able to clearly explain the pluses and the minuses.

When sharing leads to learning

Preeti Chadha Sadh
How second graders in a language classroom learnt to write a poem based on their experiences is what this article is all about.

Getting a grip on geography

Anindita Dutta, Ashmita Chatterjee, Shazia Akhtar
This lesson on States and their Capitals was prepared for a competition that required teachers to use technology to teach students— namely music tracks, power point presentations and movies. The result was that the teachers used all the eight multiple intelligences to teach the topic.

Operations on Sets

Sukanya De, Suman Sarda
Algebra comes alive in this teaching methodology used by teachers to teach the complicated concept of Sets. The lesson plan was designed to explain abstract mathematical concepts in a simple, lucid way by developing a connection with real life situations. Audio- visual aids were used such as pictures, videos and photographs, all of which were put together into a movie.

Is it time to adapt to BYOD?

Nikhil Eyeroor

With the education technology market growing by leaps and bounds, the question that is now being asked is ,”can children bring their own digital devices to school?” The devices can include smart phones, laptops,tablets, computers etc. It is up to schools to think about the benefits or otherwise and decide accordingly.

What my sociology classroom looks like

Anukriti Gulati
Introducing sociology as a new subject to school children can be quite a daunting task. Since they are not familiar with the subject and view it as part of humanities, the children think it is easy to learn. The author, a first- time teacher outlines how she took her class.

‘Group’ing history

Prabha Naresh

Lots of teachers in lots of places are sure to have asked this question, “How do I teach history to my students?” History is often thought of as a subject that is boring to teach and learn when in fact it is a subject that has a lot of lessons to offer us today. Here is an idea to make history interesting’ an idea that this teacher has tried successfully with her class.

Learning to question and questioning to learn

Ravindra P N

Questioning is very important in the learning process, but do we encourage our students to question in class? Here are a few ways you can teach children to ask you and themselves thinking questions.

Learning from the learners

Disha Jain

Refresher courses and professional development workshops are not the only ways that a teacher can improve her teaching skills. There is a very important tool right in your classroom that will nudge you in the right direction when it comes to the way you teach–student feedback.