My 10 commandments of teaching!

Every teacher has story behind why they want to teach. While many may say it is a noble profession and insist that teachers are architect of a nation’s future, I like to teach because I enjoy it. I have had some amazing teachers when I was growing up and the one thing that I found common in all of them is that they loved what they were doing.  Continue reading “My 10 commandments of teaching!”

Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions, with the Right Question Institute — A Pilgrim in Narnia

After a teaching foundations course (theory), my first college course in teacher prep was “Teaching Methods.” Ever since, I have loved the diversity of ways that we can draw a group of people to a moment of discovery. I am a good lecturer and do well at leading discussions, but I am always eager to […]

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Those Who Can’t Do, Teach the Rest of Us Coping Skills — Under-Paid, Over-Enthused

I’m beginning to learn what the phrase “those who can’t do, teach” means. It doesn’t mean only people who are crap at something teach it. It means that if you do something instinctively, actually trying to figure out what you do enough to explain it to someone else is a process that might actually drive […]

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What if the coolest thing about a 21st-century school wasn’t technology? — TED Blog

At TED2016, a room of TEDsters convened by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation brainstormed the school of the future — a surprisingly low-tech affair. Sometimes technology isn’t the answer to every problem. Even at the TED conference. At TED2016, TED partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to run a blue-sky workshop session on creating…

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3 raging topics that teachers need to discuss with students!

It has been quiet few weeks in the teaching world with summer break providing much needed time for students as well as teachers to unwind. But all is not that hunky dory otherwise thanks to heated arguments and countless debates on various topics in the wake of Orlando mass shooting has shocked the world. Continue reading “3 raging topics that teachers need to discuss with students!”

Not enough to have a passion, you have to have a work ethic too — Words and Notion

Teacher : I saw some of your paintings. Student : I am really passionate on painting. How do you feel on them, Sir? Teacher : Good..You paint well. But your passion alone won’t drive you. Student : I am in damn love with painting. But yes, sometimes I feel bored. Teacher : It’s not just enough to have a passion and […]

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