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Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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You have planned to conduct an interesting experiment in your science class, to be held in the afternoon. Your students also know that they will have a great learning experience and they are quite excited about it.

Your challenge starts when your students return after lunch. They are distracted and chatty – they paint a very different picture from what they were in the morning. Don’t let their state bog you down. It signifies that you must get their atten...


Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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Maths phobia is still prevalent among many Indian students. Although several innovative teaching methods have been introduced to improve students’ expertise in maths, they have yet to eradicate this phobia. It is, therefore, required for parents to generate students’ interest in the subject at the elementary level.

Parents should always introduce their kids to maths with lots of enthusiasm. This is probably the best possible way to keep math phobia at bay...


Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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Group learning, also known as collaborative learning, proves to be more effective than individual learning, especially for students in middle and high schools. During a group learning session, students can discuss a subject/topic among themselves, which helps in sharpening their understanding of the subject/topic. Research has revealed that group learning helps students score high in exams. So being a teacher, you should encourage your students to work together on a...


Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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In his famous poem “The Elephant’s Child,” Rudyard Kipling quoted, “I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.” Indeed, Kipling’s quote has a deep meaning, and it is ‘questioning.’

Right from the time we start speaking, questioning becomes a part and parcel of our speech. We use simple sentences followed by “Who”, “What”, &...


Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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At times, many teachers grapple with managing different tasks—such as teaching, grading exam papers and writing lesson plans—in the given time frame. Therefore, it is extremely important for teachers to master the art of time management in order to increase their productivity, thereby providing better education to students.

Here are a few points that teachers should consider in their day-to-day work.

Organization skills

Impe...


Next EducationOctober 27, 2014
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Excellence starts with the idea of focusing on details. Whenever you enter a classroom, you have some expectations from the class. Unfocused big ideas may motivate students; however, you cannot sustain the vigour beyond a class. It also causes confusion that leads to poor performance in the end.

Focusing on details can be taught with more clarity. Giving students a grand idea (“Living a life of discipline leads to contentment.”) may have a little impact o...


Next EducationOctober 27, 2014
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Emotional intelligence (EI) is one of the common traits that defines successful teachers. EI denotes a person’s ability to understand his/her feelings and emotions as well as those of the people around him/her. The classroom is a place where various emotions are palpable. Therefore, a teacher should have strong emotional intelligence so that he/she can understand and regulate self emotions as well as those of his/her students.

Now the question is how a ...


Next EducationOctober 27, 2014
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Initially, many students face difficulty understanding algebra. If you are one of them, here are some tips that will help you get the hang of this mathematical study.

  • If you want to be proficient in solving algebra problems, you must first gain proficiency in basic mathematics. Remember, primary mathematics will lay the foundation of learning algebra.
  • Understand ‘variables,’ as a better understanding of variables used in algebra will help y...

Dheeraj MehrotraOctober 27, 2014
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Collaborative learning is a method wherein students team up to explore a topic, discipline or a project. A group of students discussing a subject/topic or students from different schools working together over the Internet on a shared assignment are also some examples of collaborative learning. However in this article, let’s just focus on how to hold collaborative learning in a classroom setting.

In the classroom, the teacher can divide all students into sm...


Next EducationOctober 24, 2014
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Any experienced teacher will tell that students with strong social skills are likely to be more successful at school than others. For successful career and personal life, a person’s social skills hold immense significance. And who is the best teacher than parents to help children acquire these skills. So, put your best efforts to make your children socially strong.

Being parents, you should remember that your children are watching and learning from you. So...