Unlearn to learn

Meera Bhuvanesh
Teaching is a lifelong journey of learning. Only if you are willing to learn, unlearn and relearn will you make a good teacher. The author reminisces about the school that taught her to become a better teacher.

March is here again

Shylaja Pillay
A teacher expressing the thoughts of a student in the form of a poem.

What I learnt in class

Latha Vydianathan
As teachers we are always in the front of our classrooms, talking, discussing, teaching. For once take time out to walk to the back of a class and observe a fellow teacher teach. You will be amazed to find how much there is to learn from such an exercise.

Education in theatre

Nandan Bhattacharya
Drama or dramatic plays have a lot to offer both those who are watching it and those who are performing in it. With moral values, model behaviour and tolerance on the decline see how drama can help our students imbibe valuable lessons.

Trekking through nature’s thoughtscape

Disha Jain
On a trekking trip to the world’s highest national park, surrounded by natural beauty and calm, this teacher began reflecting on her journey as a teaching professional, her brief attempt to foray into a different career and how small changes to teacher education programmes can produce more hands-on teachers.

My learnings as a teacher

Sweety Rastogi
A teacher now for many years, Sweety shares what she has learnt over all these years.

Corona conversations

Krittika Hazra
A primary teacher, struggling with online classes, finds some timely help in the form of a worksheet published in Teacher Plus. She shares her experiences.

Online teaching: what I think

Shefali Sompura
A page from another teacher’s Covid diary. The author shares her experience of teaching online.

The parent trap

Latha Vydianathan

A corollary of the virtual classrooms has been that parents are now able to watch the teacher’s every move hawk-eyed and what is more they don’t think twice before interrupting the teacher or pointing out her flaws and mistakes. But as the parents are watching the teachers so also the teachers are gauging parents. Here is a teacher’s fun list of the kind of parents she has ‘virtually’ met so far.