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Using toys to improve learning
Using toys to improve learning

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.

Real-world classroom activity: Earning, learning and entrepreneurship
Real-world classroom activity: Earning, learning and entrepreneurship

Giving students a practical, hands-on challenge is a great opportunity for them to demonstrate what they can do and the progress they have made, while gaining an appreciation of the relevance and wider application of the knowledge and skills they’ve learned.

Tackling education challenges – scaling up pioneering projects
Tackling education challenges – scaling up pioneering projects

The WISE Awards 2022 for innovation in education were announced last month and include several pioneering projects that are making a difference to students, teachers, leaders and communities in India. Here, we look at the winners.

Achieving 60 hours of teacher professional learning
Achieving 60 hours of teacher professional learning

Dr Sheetal Rajvenshi has received the Jigyasa Progressive Educator Award for prioritising professional learning. Here we find out how she has used new strategies from her training to make learning every day a holistic and robust experience for students.

Mathematics for all
Mathematics for all

Earlier this year, Satyam Mishra, one of 2 Indian educators in the Global Teacher Prize Top 50 for 2021, shared tips on making mathematics engaging and relevant for students. In today’s article, Mishra explains how he ensures his mathematics classroom supports a diverse set of learners.

A school-based programme promoting 21st Century skills
A school-based programme promoting 21st Century skills

In June, National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC) Chairperson Dr Sudha Acharya spoke to Teacher about inclusive initiatives at her school. Today, she shares a successful programme in place at her school that helps build 21st Century skills among students.

Gender equity: Stereotypes in assessment questions
Gender equity: Stereotypes in assessment questions

When writing assessment questions, do you think you are achieving equitable gender representation? Research Fellow at ACER UK, Theodora Ntoka, says assessment questions often promote gender stereotyping, and has five strategies educators can use to avoid this.

Pandemic teaching – evaluating and improving students’ reading skills
Pandemic teaching – evaluating and improving students’ reading skills

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.

Satyam Mishra on making mathematics more engaging and relevant for students
Satyam Mishra on making mathematics more engaging and relevant for students

Satyam Mishra was one of two educators from India to make it into the prestigious Global Teacher Prize Top 50 for 2021. In today’s article, he shares practical examples for making mathematics more engaging and relevant for students.

Three common mistakes to avoid when designing a science assessment
Three common mistakes to avoid when designing a science assessment

When it comes to designing student assessments, teachers can often get swayed by their instinct of being a topic expert over the actual requirements of the assessment. ACER India Research Fellow Bikramjit Sen discusses three common mistakes that teachers should keep in mind when creating a science assessment.