Habits of mind, as proposed by Costa and Kallick, means having a disposition toward behaving intelligently when confronted with problems, the answers to which are not immediately known. “Our focus is on performance under challenging conditions that demand strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity, and craftsmanship. The critical attribute of intelligent human beings is not only […]
Socrates was a Greek philosopher. He was interested in questioning all aspects of life – people, morals etc. His style of teaching, therefore, developed through these questions. This style is now known as the Socratic Questioning Technique and it is used to develop critical thinking skills. The salient features of this method are: refuses to […]
Here’s some food for thought Sharing a relevant newspaper article http://www.thehindu.com/education/make-teachers-matter/article23465056.ece Let’s all think of 2 things we will work on this year, to take that small step towards making education a meaningful experience for all our children
Sir Ken Robinson is a multifaceted person – an author, a speaker but most importantly an educationist who believes that schools, curriculum and education should be organic – full of life and dynamic – changing according to the needs of children and the context they are in. he questions the linear and an industrial model […]
QAR is Question – Answer – relationship; is a strategy that empowers students to deal with reading comprehension. Raphael and Au had come up with this strategy for the first time and found that use of QAR strategy, diligently helps teachers to support students to higher levels of comprehension. […]
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And then, one fine day, my parents (MY parents?!!), dress me up and wave me away for school. All the adults around me are sooooooooooooo tall – GIGANTIC. And they are all STRANGERS!! Thus begins my journey of schooling for 12 long years. Eventually all of […]
Soar is a short animated film that ended up being nominated for 14 awards and is the winner of the 42nd Student Academy Awards. Soar began as a student thesis project. It took about 2-1/2 years to make this movie. Soar explores grit and perseverance. The series of (priceless) expressions that the main characters experience […]