Principalship and student learning

Having spent over 40 years in the field of academics with 18 years as a Principal, there were a few questions that were unanswered in my mind. After retirement, I started looking for those answers. Here is what I found. Does the Principal’s leadership influence student learning? A teacher’s influence on a student is moreContinue reading “Principalship and student learning”

Learning enhancement of students

It was a good interactive session. The audience was a discerning one. The scaffolding technique was discussed at length. Here is the link to the session. https://youtu.be/OfoFHffrTcU If you are short of time, you may skip the formalities. My talk begins from 9.01

Make just one change

Help your children to develop 3 wise thinking abilities :Freely generating new ideas, Analyzing the content and synthesizing the research.These were the topmost in my mind.To develop these they need 3 thinking abilities Divergent thinking – opening the mind to new possibilities Convergent thinking – leading to analysis and synthesis Meta cognition – think aboutContinue reading “Make just one change”

Infusion of Cultural Components through School Subjects in India

Hu Shih. (Former Chinese ambassador to the USA) once said, “INDIA conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.” “Many of the advances in the sciences that we consider today to have been made in Europe were in fact made in India centuries ago.”-Continue reading “Infusion of Cultural Components through School Subjects in India”

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”

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”

A satisfying November 2021

I completed the 7-lecture series with ABEA today December 4, 2021. I covered the following chapters: Communication, Problem tree to a Solution tree, Project method of learning, Digital story boarding, questioning skills, SEL, Inclusion and Multicultural Education by James Bank. They were enjoyable sessions. A few pics to remember by; Here is what they saidContinue reading “A satisfying November 2021”

Exam – Hustle bustle and MOM

Empathy, understanding and acceptance can go a long way in building a bond between the parent and the child.  — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dr-pramila-kudva/message https://anchor.fm/s/473789d4/podcast/play/27035897/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fstaging%2F2021-1-21%2Fa32b9966-b9ee-4626-2d1f-3d145c0da135.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Vedic Mathematics

Hey students, Upto which table do you know? At least Upto 10, awesome! You have crossed the mountain! 😀😁🙂 Don’t worry for the rest of the tables! From 10th to 99th, any table, very easy! I didn’t know this. Because this vedic mathematics was not taught to us in schools of this country ! HowContinue reading “Vedic Mathematics”

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