What do you do with copies of old textbooks, battered novels and random pages? While recycling for the benefit of the environment is always a go-to option, Dr Jason DeHart offers some creative ideas for what you can do with old book copies and other ephemera that are lying in classrooms and back rooms.
Toys are an integral part of our childhood years – from a traditional toy like a spinning top (lattoo) to the latest games consoles, we cherish the time we have spent with our childhood friends playing with our favourite toys. Head of Pragyan School Divya Kapoor explains Toy-Based Pedagogy can be an effective teaching and learning approach for students of all ages.
‘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.
Education systems across the world have taken different approaches to addressing the challenges of the pandemic. Jaylene S Miravel – a teacher at Lal-lo North Central School in the Philippines – shares how she is supporting students who are falling behind in reading during this prolonged period of remote learning.
Oral communication is a vital life skill. Teachers can help students emerge as confident speakers by introducing speaking sessions in the classroom. Sujata Katoch Rana shares her tips.