HMV had once published a pamphlet giving the history of gramophone record. Gramophone was invented by Thomas Alva Edison in the 19th century. Edison, who had invented many other gadgets like electric light and the motion picture camera, had become a legend even in his own time. When He invented the gramophone record, which couldContinue reading “GLORY OF INDIAN CIVILIZATION”

My journey into training

I retired after 40 years of working in the academic circles. It seemed nice to relax and not having to get up early were charms that wore off earlier than expected. What does retirement mean to a teacher? It only means channelize your energy into an area that you have not ventured into thus far.Continue reading “My journey into training”

Nirmal International School

It was a challenge to conduct the workshop inspite of a major power failure. It was an experience of ‘Show must Go On’! A few glimpses: Experiential learning and classroom management were the topics for the workshop. Had to speak in two languages. We would have had to resort to the Traditional method of ChalkContinue reading “Nirmal International School”

Upskilling of teachers at G.D.Goenka International School

My first session outside Mumbai. G.D.Goenka International School , Surat was an interesting experience. The teachers most of whom were ladies had an explicit involvement where as the male teachers had an implicit involvement. The sessions covered were Enhancement of Learning and questioning for an inquiry classroom. Here is a poster with a couple ofContinue reading “Upskilling of teachers at G.D.Goenka International School”

Workshop at Lodha World School

I had a 2 day Workshop with the teachers of Lodha World School, It was an interesting, interactive session. I am sharing a few pics and a poster. The topics covered were owning classroom leadership, Framing SMART objectives, questioning skills for an inquiry classroom, How to set a SMART Question paper, Differentiation and Rubrics.

Communication in the classroom

ABEA gave me an opportunity to take up 10 hours of lecture on the above. I could cov er bais communication process and the following: From a problem tree to a solution tree, Sttory telling and creating a digital story board, Prjoect based learning, Socio-emotional learniing, shaping behaviour, quesitoning, diversity of learners and multi-cultural education.Continue reading “Communication in the classroom”

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