Teaching to remember

Preetika Chandna
Memory plays a huge role in the study life of a student. Teachers are tasked with explaining concepts to students. However, the burden of remembering falls on the student. Can teachers play a role in enhancing memory and retention of the student? This article suggests 5 techniques through which teachers can structure their lessons to help students remember better.

Avatar – transforming learning

Fareen Wahid

With technology coming out with newer and newer ways of engaging in the classroom, here is one more way of how you can use virtual tools to transact your lessons.

Simple inclusive strategies

J. S. Sudhir Markham
Learning in the classroom can be quite a challenge for students with an intellectual disability. It is up to the teachers to ensure that certain changes are made to accommodate the child’s learning needs. Here are a few tips to help the teacher make the necessary changes.

A tool for emotional wellbeing

Chandragupta Mishra

It is not always that you need expensive equipment or fancy gadgets to teach. Sometimes even a simple diary will do. Getting your students into the habit of writing a diary will help you achieve two things—improve their writing skills and keep their emotional health in good condition.

Bringing empathy into the classroom

Deepali Barapatre
How can teachers bring empathy into their classrooms so that students learn to build better social relationships, become better listeners, lead with compassion and be happier in life? Here are some activities that can serve as energizers before the class begins or can even be integrated into any subject or language class. This way there will be more magical moments for the teacher and the students.

Feed it back – effectively

Neha Nair and Preethi Ramachandran
Here are some strategies that school leaders can adopt to communicate effectively with their teachers. Feedback is important, but the manner in which it is handed out is also important. The tips given here can help school leaders.

Postcard lessons

Nabanita Deshmukh
Postcards, a popular communication tool once upon a time are now forgotten relics. Dust out your old postcards or buy new ones and use them to plan creative lessons in your geography and language classes.

Embracing education for life

Neha Pradhan Arora
The term ‘life skills’ has become quite the buzzword in education over the last decade or so. It has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life.”

Gearing up to teach

Gowri Iyer

You are said to be a good teacher if you are also a good learner. Here are seven techniques that will help you become good learners and therefore good teachers.