“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

-William Arthur Ward, Writer

 

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.”

- John Dewey Philosopher and Educationalist

 

“Education is not something that we can give to our students, it is something that we can do along with our students”

-Brewer and Smith

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

-Nelson Mandela, Political Leader and Philanthropist

 

“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence”

- Rabindranath Tagore, Indian Poet, Musician & Artist

 

“Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.”

-Mahatma Gandhi, Indian activist, leader of the Indian independence movement


 

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school”

-Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

 

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Mathematics

The Number Game

The Number Game

Applies to: Subject: Mathematics Overview   Do birds know how to count, Ma’am? This question by a child of class 8 triggered my thoughts on ‘number sense’. This led to an interesting class session which I wish to share here with the fellow teachers. The basic...

Modelling Scutoid- A New Shape Discovered  By Scientists

Modelling Scutoid- A New Shape Discovered By Scientists

Teachers' Diary_Modelling Scutoid As a mathematics teacher, teaching solid shapes and their surface areas and volumes to 10th grade students are a less effortless job as compared to other topics. Even the syllabus concentrates on the numerical skills of the students...

Science

Teaching Nature Of Science to students of Class 3 to 5

Teaching Nature Of Science to students of Class 3 to 5

Applies to: Subject: Science Overview What exactly is science, what does it aspire to do, and why should we, the people, care? It seems like a simple question, but it’s an infinitely complex one. We, in our previous issue, had talked about what science is in the light...

The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

Applies to: Subjects: History Board Grade(s) CBSE Grade 10, ICSE Grade 9 Overview Suppose all of you are forced not to wear Indian cloths and put on a felt hat compulsorily to come to school. Will you like it? Will you resist? Get around the point that colonialism...

Social-Science

Biography Maker

Biography Maker

Applies to: Subject: History Overview Use this tool to turn a biography into a wonderful story about a person’s life. http://fno.org/bio/biomak2.htm

Educational Maps of India

Educational Maps of India

Applies to: Subject: History Overview Survey of India sites offers a number of high-resolution maps for educational, click on the link below to view it. http://www.surveyofindia.gov.in

Eyewitness to History

Eyewitness to History

Applies to: Subject: History Overview Get a look at the ancient world through World War II through photos, voices and other media on this history site. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com

Is the earth our heritage?

Is the earth our heritage?

Applies to: Subject: History and Geography Overview Can our Earth be a Heritage? Of course, it can be that’s the reason we say, ‘One Planet earth and one family mankind’. Let’s read further on this interesting topic that is Earth and Heritage and how CBSE stresses on...