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Story Typing :: Winter

Winter “Isn’t my birthday tomorrow” I asked. “Yes, your birthday is tomorrow and winter is going to start as well”. I rolled on the floor, muddled all the books, I overtook a line of a primary school. I was too crazy with joy in my heart. Night 12:00, I came around a sound of a more »

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Let’s Say ‘YES‘ to Positive Disciplining

Is ‘disciplining’ synonymous to ‘punishing’? Let us have a look at the various steps rendered by those who take a more traditional approach to the process: Action taken How we look at it How the student looks at it Step I Verbal warning “Our sincere hope is that you repent right there on the spot.” more »

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IMPORTANCE OF TEACHING LIFESKILLS IN SCHOOL

For me, Teaching isn’t just about learning the curriculum- it’s about teaching life skills. A life skill is something that can actually enrich the quality of your life. The purpose of education is to stimulate student’s mind and give them true life skills that teach them new ways of thinking. When I was at school, more »

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Critical thinking

Education is not the learning of the facts, but the training of the mind to think. -Albert Einstein Critical thinking is a process in which one dwells on the issues/topics/facts, analyses them, compares and contrasts them.  By doing this, one has sharper focus and clarity about the same. For example: As an ICT teacher, I give more »

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International Schools

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire – William Butler Yeats We often think of the reason behind the growth of International schools in our country? In nearly every country in the world, International Schools are experiencing a huge boost in numbers.  In India,the International Schools present a more »

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HOW TO BE A GOOD FRIEND

There is a saying that goes “A friend in need is a friend indeed”. This proverb means that true friends are those who will always be there for us and will stick by us through thick and thin. I believe that every human being in this world must have friends in order to lead a more »

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Help Kids P.I.C.K the right books

Reading should be easy and enjoyable- pick a book, settle in and be transported to new places. Reading for pleasure is important. Facilitators need to guide the students to choose the right book. If you know the child’s likes and interest and what they have already read, you can steer them towards a good book. more »

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Why planning skills are important?

Pourquoi la planification est elle importante? (Why planning skills are important?) Tout le monde a des rêves et des objectifs, mais sans planification et l’organisation de ce que vous devez faire, vous ne devrez pas n’importe où. Il est exactement le même dans le monde du travail, où les compétences de planification et d’organisation classent more »

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How to balance your emotions

Emotional balance occurs when we allow ourselves to feel whatever comes up, without stifling or being overwhelmed by it, and learn to accept our feelings without judgment. Most people try to avoid emotional as well as physical pain. After all, who wants to be in pain? Our wishful thinking tells us that if we can more »

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Inclusive Education?

                  Does Inclusive education promote successful learning?When checked with teachers about their experiences with inclusion, I did hear a lot of concern in terms of academic pace, social isolation , attention seeking, adaptation to curriculum and so on. But every complaint concluded with the words, “but, done more »

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Education and Technology

The effects of technology in the classroom are related to both the teacher and the students. In the past classrooms were lecture driven. In the current century with technology involved in education, the students are more active in their learning. Technology also gives an opportunity for students and teachers to learn from a broader perspective more »

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Difference I Made In The Life Of A Student

During my 3rd year of teaching at the university an incident I encountered changed my outlook towards teaching. As an ICT teacher, I was in the computer lab instructing the students to complete the project. The students were engrossed in their work, but one student in the lab behaved very differently from others, his behaviour more »

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An epitome of selflessness!!

As I look back and think of the years gone by in my profession of being one who spent time nurturing students; I ask myself the question – Did I prepare them in my subject or did I prepare them for life? In today’s world there is a mammoth change with regard to technology and more »

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Why I Chose to Become a Teacher

Mon choix de devenir un enseignant n’a pas été pris à la légère. Cette décision était l’aboutissement d’un processus de réflexion sur ce que je voulais faire de ma vie. Je l’ai choisi une carrière dans l’enseignement parce que je crois qu’il est l’une des fonctions les plus importantes effectuées dans notre culture. Je crois more »

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STRIKING A BALANCE

How do you strike a balance between your work andlife?Difficult question?…..A balanced life is defined by you alone and if you ask me it just requires a little effort and smartness to lead one Work incursions into private time and space have become a source of frustration and friction for many. To be productive at work, more »

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Internationalism – An Overview

Cooperation and adaptation are the key elements of Internationalism. It is all about understanding different nations across the world and maintaining cordial and friendly relations on all fronts in order to benefit mutually. In our fast growing world, we can witness around us that people are already ‘ going international ‘ in the sense they more »

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