Leading by example

A teacher tells us how his life experience came in handy to advice his student.

A footmarch to a new life

A first generation learner from his village in Arunachal Pradesh, this writer narrates his experience of going to a school for the first time.

That rainy day…

An incident in this teacher’s life helped her realize that just because she was an adult and a teacher it didn’t mean that she was more mature in life than the students she was to teach.

Cream biscuit

In every teacher’s life there will be instances when the students they are meant to teach end up teaching them. This writer narrates one such instance.

The real test

The best teachers are those teachers that can be friends with their students. Here is an incident of how a friendly teacher helped a student overcome his fears of math.

Growing teachers in our school

Changes are taking place all around in the field of education. Students are getting smarter, their needs too are changing. Therefore it is extremely important that teachers too keep pace with these changes. Professional courses meant especially for teachers will help in this regard. In the first article in this series, we provide a list of professional courses that teachers can apply to to inspire themselves.

Vibrant classrooms

This teacher from a school in Mumbai shares with our readers a resourceful website that she often visits to pep up her English lessons.

Going by the rule book

If you thought being a teacher in today’s times is extremely difficult, you will probably change your mind when you read what was expected of teachers in the early 18th and 19th centuries.