‘Changing video consumption patterns in education have inspired a growing body of research focused on measuring video’s effectiveness as a learning aid’. In this reader submission, Tara Walsh shares some findings from her recent literature review into the use of instructional video in K-12 education.
In today’s article, Principal of Birla Vidya Niketan in New Delhi, Minakshi Kushwaha, talks about the school’s popular initiative, Friday@8. It is an intradisciplinary online quiz developed for students in Grades 6 to 12. The quiz has improved students’ ability to extend knowledge learnt at school.
Teacher is delighted to welcome Professor Vimala Ramachandran as a regular contributor. She has worked on women’s empowerment and education, education research and policy for more than three decades, and in this article takes a look at the changing status of schoolteachers in India.
Pooja Shandilya heads the Foundation years at Ahlcon International School, Delhi. In this article for Teacher, she presents her experiences of welcoming students back to school after the pandemic lockdown, and her team's strategies to recover learning losses and socio-emotional skills.
How can schools better engage families in their students’ learning? Dr Rebecca Winthrop, Senior Fellow and Director of the Centre for Universal Education (CUE) at the Brookings Institution, shares the findings from research across 10 countries, including India, along with some practical tips for building school-family engagement.
‘For teachers affected by remote delivery of teaching, many found the value and utility of engaging their students through Instructional Video.’ English and History teacher Steven Kolber shares the six common approaches to apply Instructional Video within a classroom or educational setting.
The National Progressive Schools' Conference (NPSC) is an association of 195 private senior secondary schools across India. In today’s article NPSC Chairperson Dr Sudha Acharya shares what she is doing to ensure her school serves the needs of all students, including those with disabilities.
‘The metaverse is upon us. Soon it will be as omnipresent as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook (now Meta).’ So reads the first line of a new Policy Brief exploring the potential of the metaverse to enhance teaching and learning in the future, and why we need to start planning for it now.
In the first of our ‘10 questions with…’ series featuring leading education figures, Editor Jo Earp talks to Dr Rukmini Banerji about receiving the prestigious Yidan Prize, changes in school education in India over the years, and the urgent tasks facing teachers as they continue to support student learning during the pandemic.
In the latest instalment of our series on ‘Learning during the pandemic’, Head of DLF World School and science educator Dimple Puri discusses flexible assessments for online teaching, with examples from her own classroom.