Category Archives: Teacher Evaluation

Connected classrooms

By Dr. Dheeraj Mehrotra Teaching in schools should deliver ‘Ideas worth spreading like a virus’; however, with inspiration instead of sneezing! For teachers to be on the same page with their students in the class, they should go to their students’ wavelength, instead of expecting the opposite. Quality education is reflected through the implementation of… Read More »

Is digital education replacing or re-placing teachers?

Technology is not only transforming the face of education but also the roles of students and teachers. With the changing environment in schools, we look forward to a higher and better understanding among learners. In fact, technology-based education is expected to re-place (not replace) the role of teachers soon. It is true that digital learning… Read More »

Focus on teachers will improve the quality of education

Initiatives to build a professional identity and enhance the skills of teachers will definitely improve the quality of teaching. To enhance the quality of the education, it is important to bring the focus back to educators. Society should pay the reverence to teachers. People in ancient India opined that the guru was ‘Brahma, Vishnu and… Read More »

Lesson planning

For any teacher, a lesson plan works as a blueprint of what to be taught and how to be taught in the class. However, it is important for you to identify learning objectives before planning the lesson. Once learning objectives are identified, it will be easier for you to develop proper learning activities and strategies… Read More »

How to promote emotional intelligence in teachers

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… Read More »

Importance of emotionally competent teachers

In the classroom, different emotions–such as enjoyment, anger, excitement, and boredom–are palpable from time to time. Therefore, teachers should have the knowledge of emotional information and the ability to regulate students’ as well as their own emotions. No doubt, teachers’ emotional intelligence has quite an impact on the teaching-learning process. Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to a… Read More »

How to evaluate your teaching performance

The word “Evaluation” has connotations of excellence and enhancement. Therefore, quality evaluation is a regular norm in any profession, with teaching being no exception. Teaching profession is not only associated with imparting knowledge but also building tomorrow’s citizens and imbibing value in them. Naturally, quality evaluation holds paramount importance in this profession. A teacher can… Read More »