How to move from Disorder to Order

Classroom management involves not only the teaching-learning processes but also the general behaviour of the students and discipline. No learning can take place effectively in chaos. If the classroom is chaotic, how does a new teacher ensure that the students pay attention? Movement from Disorder to Order needs effective lessons, good organisation, good rapport buildingContinue reading “How to move from Disorder to Order”

Relate Science teaching to the affective domain.

Science teaching is not restricted to the cognitive domain. The emphasis of teaching-learning of science has to go beyond merely learning of concepts. How does one do this? It is represented in the graphic given below: To know more about this check out chapter 3 of the book From Chalk to Talk The art ofContinue reading “Relate Science teaching to the affective domain.”

Rubrics of Assessment

How would you assess the life skills of a student? It might be a part of the formative assessment but cannot be evaluated quantitatively. What you need is a rubric. In education terminology, a rubric is a scoring tool used to evaluate performance, a product, or a project. It has three parts: 1) performance criteria;Continue reading “Rubrics of Assessment”

Teacher – A Super Hero

“From Chalk to Talk-The Art of Teaching” is a book that covers many strategies for improving the teaching-learning process. What stands out are the different perspectives and the practical approaches for delivering content in a manner that is learner centric. It emphasises on the need to move from methods of memorisation to hands-on learning experiences with the use of activities and technology. The author and educator, Dr. Mrs. Pramila Kudva, covers the length and breadth of the teaching-learning spectrum. This book is a must read for anyone working in the education sector especially now, when the country is at a crossroads in our knowledge economy, where information is accessible to anyone, anywhere and anytime with a web-enabled device. It is a real page turner!

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