Mind maps were first popularized by Tony Buzan, these pictorial methods of learning or acquiring knowledge has been seen as one of the learning methods that support brainstorming, memory, problem solving, and visual thinking. It is one such method, that I have incorporated in my teaching styles as well as in my own learning. Here,… Read More Power of mind maps
Chocolate! Chocolate cake, chocolate bar, chocolate coffee, chocolate chip cookies, hot or cold chocolate. Doesn’t that sound appetizing. Chocolate does have it’s health benefits if eaten moderately. Though it has high fat and sugar content which when consumed can be associated with high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. However, if eaten moderately, studies show that… Read More When chocolate makes the day
I believe we all are different and hence, we learn differently. We learn best through visuals or by listening to a recording or by doing something practical related. One strategy that has worked for me in my classrooms, for my students to better understand or learn something new are through graphic organizers. Graphic organizers make… Read More How do you learn best?
Think- Pair- Share, is an instructional practice, where the teacher pauses between his/her class, asks the students to take a moment and think about the question, reflect on it. Students then, find a partner and share their responses or thoughts with that partner. This practice has assisted me in my physical classes more times than… Read More Think-Pair-Share
As an educator/ teacher we constantly get feedback based on our work, the way we teach, treat our students. Our lesson plans are looked over, class observations and then you have the “debrief”. The nail biting, energy taking, countering discussion that you have with another. ‘Feedback- noun, information or comments about something that you have… Read More Making feedback simple