Blogs

TEACHERS CHANGE LIVES

April 1st, 2020

“I touch the future, I teach”. -Sharon Christa McAuliffe Being a newbie in the world of writing blogs I chose a topic which is close to my heart. As I reminisce about my school days, it brings with it a flood of memories. I was very fortunate to have some great teachers who changed my […]

Digital world – boon or bane??

April 1st, 2020

There was a time when my grandfather used to allow me out for 1-2 hours to play with my friends. If there was a shortage of any groceries people used to go out and buy their necessities. In doing so they met many people and discussed cricket matches, politics, social issues etc. There was a […]

Importance of Phonetics (Phoneme) in English reading and writing

April 1st, 2020

India is a country where Hindi is the National Language. Though Hindi is a National Language, each state/region of India has its own diversified languages in use. English being the global language, in the back-drop of globalisation it is proved to be a language which has to be learnt by one and all. As this […]

Education during COVID 19/Chinese Virus outbreak

March 25th, 2020

COVID-19/Chinese virus is deadly, it spreads easily and has resulted in the entire world to be in lockdown. Lockdowns are necessary to break the chain of propagation of virus. All the businesses, industries are shutdown. Education sector is also not spared. During this difficult times, education sector needs alternate ways to provide its core function […]

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND ITS MARKET

March 25th, 2020

What is Educational Technology: Educational Technology refers to external  technologies like Use of Computers/Desktops ,internet, Simulations, Animations, Content Authoring Tools These technologies can be integrated into a teacher to student learning environment to enhance the process of achieving the teaching- learning goal EdTech Business Models : The EdTech sector is primary divided into 5 categories; […]

Oracy – A Compeer to Literacy

March 25th, 2020

“For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen. Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind’s greatest achievements have come about by talking, and […]

Standardized Testing : A Symbol of Incongruence

March 20th, 2020

“Our schools are, in a sense, factories, in which the raw products (children) are to be shaped and fashioned into products to meet the various demands of life. The specifications for manufacturing come from the demands of twentieth-century civilization, and it is the business of the school to build its pupils according to the specifications […]

Boosting learning through metacognition

March 18th, 2020

What is metacognition? Metacognition is defined as thinking about thinking. It describes the processes involved when learners plan, monitor, evaluate and make changes to their own learning behaviour. Significance of metacognition in education The art of reflection is important in teaching and learning. It’s important that teachers are able to identify personal strengths and weaknesses […]

Ruminations – Lessons I Learned From My Students

March 18th, 2020

Epigraph “I never teach my pupils; I only provide the conditions in which they can learn.” – Albert Einstein Being nascent to the domain of educational blogging I decided to begin by sharing a couple of practices and skills that I imbibed because of my students. This piece bequeaths my gratitude to the young minds […]

The Importance of Professional Development for a Teacher

March 12th, 2020

The Importance of Professional Development for a Teacher “Learning never exhausts the mind” – Leonardo da Vinci There’s no end to learning. It doesn’t end after completing education and starting to work. Individuals that want to upgrade and upskill to become more proficient at their jobs will always do so through continuous education and training. When […]