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Teachers reading for pleasure
Teachers reading for pleasure

‘…despite our demanding schedules, I feel that it is vital for all … to engage in reading for pleasure.’ In this reader contribution, Amita Sinha – Literary Head at The Kalyani School – shares advice for prioritising reading for pleasure and developing a culture for reading.

Strategies to nurture students’ social and emotional wellbeing
Strategies to nurture students’ social and emotional wellbeing

In our latest reader contribution, Anuradha Chaudhary – a grade 8 teacher at DLF Public School in Ghaziabad City, India – shares examples of strategies to create a nurturing, inclusive and supportive learning environment for students.

A lesson activity for unplugged Computational Thinking
A lesson activity for unplugged Computational Thinking

‘In India, where only 45% of schools have access to functional computers and just 33% have internet access, unplugged methods to improve Computational Thinking offer a promising solution.’ Researchers Shashaank Varma and Anveshna Srivastava share a simple unplugged sorting activity you can use in your own classroom to develop students’ computational thinking skills.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: A reflective learning community
Teacher’s Bookshelf: A reflective learning community

During the COVID-19 pandemic Neeraja Raghavan set out to build a learning community across India. Her new book ‘A Learning Community of Reflective Teachers: From Whispers to Resonance’, showcases the power of teachers debating, discussing and learning from each other. In this exclusive extract she discusses multiple ways of engagement that exist in such learning communities.

Insights from PISA: Singapore’s home-based learning initiative
Insights from PISA: Singapore’s home-based learning initiative

How do you continue to innovate and adapt your teaching to best equip students for a fast-changing, digitally driven world? In Singapore, the Ministry of Education has implemented regular home-based learning days, where students are tasked with taking charge of their own learning.

Curriculum planning – thematic integration of Higher Order Thinking Skills
Curriculum planning – thematic integration of Higher Order Thinking Skills

In our latest reader contribution Dr Smita Banerjee from The Northstar School in Rajkot, Gujurat, discusses an approach to building Higher Order Thinking Skills that integrates concepts from different curriculum disciplines into thematic units.

‘Teacher of the street’ breaking the cycle of illiteracy in rural India
‘Teacher of the street’ breaking the cycle of illiteracy in rural India

Deep Narayan Nayak from Asansol, West Bengal, popularly known as Raster Master (Teacher of the street), is working towards the educational upliftment of learners across generations of socially and economically marginalised communities. He was one of the Top 10 finalists of the prestigious Global Teacher Prize 2023.

A year 12 AI lesson activity in Economics
A year 12 AI lesson activity in Economics

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and programs become more sophisticated, teachers are starting to look at how they can be successfully incorporated into their lesson planning. Meesha Arora teaches Economics at The British School, New Delhi and has been using AI with her year 12 students for a reflective assignment.

Professional development essential in integrating technology into classrooms
Professional development essential in integrating technology into classrooms

Suresh C Joshi, Executive Director, Centre for Online Education, Chandigarh University talks about his recent research on the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework and the impact of tech-based professional development on the effective use of technology to enhance student learning.

Podcast special: World-class learning systems – conditions for successful student learning
Podcast special: World-class learning systems – conditions for successful student learning

Professor Geoff Masters, CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research, joins Teacher for a series on world-class learning systems. In Episode 2, he joins Editor Jo Earp to discuss how the 5 jurisdictions of British Columbia, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong, and South Korea are creating the conditions for all students to learn successfully.