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Next EducationDecember 19, 2014


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 to make the teaching/learning process effective.

An effective lesson plan comprises some components and sub-components. These are as follows:<...

Next EducationDecember 12, 2014


Engaging students in the teaching-learning process is an important aspect of classroom management. However, it is a daunting task for any teacher. Indeed, if you want to make your students understand what you are teaching, you should first make them listen to you.

The following strategies will equip you better to engage your students in the classroom.

  • Real-life lessons: Students tend to know how the topic/subject being taught in ...

Next EducationDecember 12, 2014


At times, many teachers need to cancel their classes because of various reasons, such as illness, urgent administrative responsibilities, important meetings and so on. Such cancellations result in teachers falling behind their class schedule. Therefore, it is important for them to look for different methods that will help in covering the syllabus outside of the class.

The following tips will pave the way for teachers to make up for lost time in their teaching...

Next EducationOctober 31, 2014


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...

Rashmi Kaushal BavejaOctober 20, 2014


Let us start with the question-what does it take to make learning effective? Undoubtedly, it is effective teaching. A master of the subject—who is full of knowledge, well equipped, informed and updated on the subject, with expertise—is the one meant to teach effectively. However, is it enough to have a master prop on the podium and deliver the sermons for learning effectiveness? Indeed, subject matter competency alone cannot ensure effective learning. Thus, teac...

Next EducationOctober 14, 2014


“The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.” Aristotle

Indeed, teachers act as a guiding beacon for their students. They are the ones who inspire young minds, ignite their imagination, teach them academic as well as life lessons and lead them to success. However, it is also true that not all teacher can be an ideal model for their students. Teaching is an art, which is defined by several factors, with teaching style be...

Next EducationSeptember 8, 2014


It is important for a new teacher to develop his/her own teaching style. Although there may not be any difference in the basic teaching methodology, teaching styles should be unique and vary from one teacher to another. Especially when it comes to managing pupils, a teacher needs to follow his/her individual style.

If you are a new teacher, the following suggestions will help you develop your teaching style.

Review Yourself: Your first...