End a Lesson Effectively

” Did I teach today what I intended to teach? Has the student learned what I expected to have him learn?” Many teachers ask these questions to themselves after each class. They plan carefully and diligently design the beginning of a lesson to ...

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Make them Receptive

You may be teaching a tiny tot, a school/college student or an adult. Whoever may be the student the basic requirement is that he needs to be receptive to your lesson to understand it. That means your student should be in a “receptive” mood or in ...

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Mother Tongue Influence

An American speaks English like the Americans, a Briton like the British and an Australian like the Australians. Can we term all these as different accents or mother tongue influences? In fact, accents are nothing but mother tongue influences (MTI). When ...

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Gravitational Waves detected 100 years a...

Questions related to the cosmos have intrigued scientists for ages. Many have come up with answers, though not satisfactory enough. Albert Einstein came up with the ‘General Theory of Relativity’, which describes Gravity as a ‘geometric property’ ...

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Teaching for Understanding

     “Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand.” Centuries back Confucius, the Chinese teacher, and philosopher made this remarkable statement. The last part of this statement is relevant for us, especially ...

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Parental Attention, Global Citizens, and...

The 21st century is characterized by rapid progress in technology and the spotlight is on innovation and its benefits to society. However, this is also accompanied by the inherent prerequisite of being up-to-date with changing trends, having the required ...

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Online Tutoring – The Way Forward ...

Teaching methods and modes of delivery have undergone a brisk change over the last several decades. Ever since the invention of writing, the significance of learning became manifest, and during the middle ages, methods such as the use of textbooks came to...

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Personalisation stimulates learning and ...

It’s tempting to look forward and predict or even scan through headlines to look for what would happen to education. There is a hoard of articles on the web across various sectors and the changes that could happen in each- Augmented Learning, Cloud ser...

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Dawn of the EduHelpers!

Like most people, your daily and weekly schedule never lets up. And the same is probably true for the rest of your family. In these times of countless after-school activities, parental commitments, and professional obligations, the convenience of an in-ho...

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