Science Pedagogy: Interested?

Are you a Science Teacher of Primary/Middle School students in India? And do you wish to explore a different pedagogy: Science through Stories? If yes, click below for an opportunity to explore this:...

ONLINE COURSE FOR TEACHERS

Here is the Brochure for the ONLINE course titled REFLECTIVE WRITING FOR TEACHERS: Brochure2020 And here are FAQs for the course:...

Book Review: PARENTEDGE

See below for a review of THE REFLECTIVE LEARNER in the July-August 2020 issue of a magazine for parents, called PARENTEDGE:...

Online Course for Teachers

Scroll below for details of an exciting online course for teachers: Reflective Writing for...

Reflective Writing for teachers: Online version of the course

Duration: 10 online hours plus 14 at-home hours March 2020. It was a strange time. A tiny virus was holding the entire world ransom. Those who had homes that they could stay confined in, did exactly that. “Lockdown” became an everyday word. Suddenly, each one had to find the resources to stay safe, healthy and fruitfully engaged within the four walls of the house. For six weeks! To keep people busy and housebound, numerous opportunities opened up. While several websites made it possible to freely download an abundance of books, others offered virtual tours of world-renowned museums. Still others streamed plays and movies. And many offered courses for free. It was at such a time that THINKING TEACHER decided to offer a free course on REFLECTIVE WRITING FOR TEACHERS. The rationale was that teachers, being the busy people that they are, seldom get this kind of at-home time to reflect and write down their thought processes. No sooner was the announcement made on social media than ten teachers (the maximum capacity for the online course) from different parts of India signed up for it. And so it came to pass, that for the next two weeks, a class of ten teachers met with their instructor online every alternate day. Click here to read the outcome of this...

Week Three: THINK, LEARN & DO

Welcome to Week 3 of THINK, LEARN & DO! Thank you for all your lovely responses! We hope you liked our responses to your lovely ideas! Now, here are this week’s teasers: THINKER 4: Read the story below titled IS WATER REALLY BLUE? : Is water really blue Can you help Max with the questions that he is asking in the story? And can you add your own questions too, to his? DOER 4: Watch a short film below (Source: YOUTUBE Saarthak Goel) and then answer the questions below it: to watch .  How can you make soap bubbles that are very large and that last long?  Take your time. Do as many trials as you can.  Send in pictures of the largest bubbles that you managed to make.  Describe with detailed steps how you succeeded in making such large bubbles.  Finally, list out all the questions that came to your mind as you did this activity. Have...

Book Review in THE NEW LEAM

Click on the link below to see what THE NEW LEAM has to say about THE REFLECTIVE LEARNER: Book Review | The Reflective Learner: Seeing ‘Missed Takes’ in...

Week TWO: Think, Learn & Do

Welcome to Week 2 of THINK, LEARN & DO! First, we wish to thank you for all your lovely responses! We hope you liked our responses! Now, here are this week’s teasers: PLAYER 1 & 2: We wanted you to complete the stories that were given to you! If you haven’t done so already, please do that and send it in to thinkingteacher22@gmail.com THINKER 3: Scroll down to read a story titled THE MAGIC BALLOON. The-Magic-Balloon Now can you tell us what made this balloon so magical? WHY was it doing all the different things that Bharat saw it do? Your task is to help Bharat understand the magic of this balloon. Can you complete the story by doing that? DOER 3: Scroll down to read the story TEARS WITHOUT SADNESS. Tears without sadness The story needs to be finished by you: by thinking/doing things that will help you figure out the answers to the questions that Manoj asks in the...