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
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
A SEE learning activity that can help your kids to identify who they are and what their strengths are. Doing this with adults also work. The important part in this process when you ask yourself these questions, is acknowledging the best parts of yourself. Be proud of who and what you have achieved. Write down… Read More Acknowledge who you are
Imagine! What if?! 5 arms! Imagine the amount of work we can do, or the things we wished we could do altogether. Cleaning, painting, writing, cooking, playing with our kids, typing in lesson plans and so much more. I discovered this activity in the ‘Everyone can create’ Apple books and made changes based on my… Read More If you had more arms than 2..
Rubric for Creative Writings Rubrics! What are they? With the dictionary meaning, as a set of instructions in a book, exam paper etc. they are what it says. But how effective are they? Do I need to use it every time and at every class or plan created? No, but it is up to you.… Read More Creative Writing Rubric