National Science Day

On this National science day, lets once again congratulate the women scientists who took India into space. Ritu Karidhal Srivastava She was a Deputy Operations Director to India’s Mars orbital mission, Mangalyaan. She has been referred to as a “Rocket Woman” of India. Nandini Harinath She was the Deputy Operations Director, Mars Orbiter Mission. Nandini is also the MissionContinue reading “National Science Day”

Buzz groups as a technique to develop socio-emotional learning

One of the main thrust areas of the New Education Policy is social and emotional learning (SEL). This is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feeland show empathy towards others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions. SEL can be viewed as aContinue reading “Buzz groups as a technique to develop socio-emotional learning”

ECE Conference

Finland has been the forerunner of best Educational Practices in the world. The Council for Creative Education (CCE) Finland had invited videos and ideas of working from various schools and it gives us immense pride to inform you that Our school – Pawar Public School Kandivali, has been shortlisted as one the 8 schools from IndiaContinue reading “ECE Conference”

A Study on classroom Management…

Nov 10, 2018 – JOURNAL OF EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT. Multi-disciplinary …. Dr. Pramila Kudva. 374. A STUDY ON classroom Management… Vol-8, No.16, December 2018. http://www.journaledudev.in/journal/Vol-8%20Dec%202018.pdf

Inducing Transformation

As a schoolteacher and as a school principal, I have been trying several experiments – albeit on a miniscule manner to make the children become independent thinkers. I must say there have not been many takers to this concept. Year 1989. I had just joined as a teacher in one of the reputed schools ofContinue reading “Inducing Transformation”

Memory – What was I saying? Come Again!

Have you wondered why you remember a few things that happened long ago but forget things that happened recently? Memory is a very complex system and the subject of research in multiple disciplines. The focus of Attention can be somewhat compared to the function of  a spotlight. A child’s attention span starts out brief, butContinue reading “Memory – What was I saying? Come Again!”

Summer learning loss

LONG HOLIDAYS CAN MAKE STUDENTS FORGET THEIR PAST LESSONS. DR PRAMILA KUDVA OFFERS TIPS ON REDUCING THE LEARNING LOSS. Parents are often worried about a decline in their child’s academic ability after long school holidays. Recently, I received an email from a concerned parent requesting a change in the academic calendar; she feared that her child wouldContinue reading “Summer learning loss”

Struggles with Reading

Reading is a cornerstone for subsequent skills, and it relies mostly on how human memory works. The short-term memory as the name suggests holds only a few items for a very brief period of time. To comprehend a sentence, children must be able to decode it in about 12 seconds. To understand lengthy texts, studentsContinue reading “Struggles with Reading”

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