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MI Monday |Try English

Welcome to MI Monday The study indicates that most of the rural schools students are poor in English language due to lack of skilled teachers, proper teacher training, using proper teaching methods and materials, so on. As a result English curriculum implementation at primary level in India is becoming difficult. Problem (more…)

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MI Monday | Self Evaluation

Assessment, and specifically self-assessment and evaluation, allows us to tap into student differences in order to see how our teaching can respond to their needs. Several simple, transferable methods can be used at any point in a unit in order to promote reflection on learning and inform our instruction. Here (more…)

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MI Monday | Incentive Chart

Welcome to MI Monday Identifying students’ improvement areas, and providing them structured guidance can drastically accelerate their learning outcomes. However, it is often hard for teachers to keep track of individual children needs. Today’s micro-innovation suggests a way in which students progress can be tracked systematically to provide them personalised guidance (more…)

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MI Monday | Getting Kids to School

Welcome to MI Monday Research has proved that one of the biggest factor influencing children academic success is their attendance to school. Children who attend school regularly are likely to learn more, and progress faster academically. In this context, today’s micro-innovation describes an idea used by a principal, Ms.Pritam Kaur, to (more…)

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MIMonday | Best Class of the Month

Welcome to MI Monday I Identifying students’ improvement areas, and providing them structured guidance can drastically accelerate their learning outcomes. However, it is often hard for teachers to keep track of individual children needs. Today’s micro-innovation suggests a way in which students progress can be tracked systematically to provide them personalised guidance (more…)

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MI Monday | Longer School Day

An extended school day offers a chance to solve organizational problems, remake school culture and, most relevantly, create additional opportunities to reinforce what students learn in the classroom. A 2005 study suggests a positive link between longer school days and better test scores. Today’s micro-innovation is about a headteacher, Sajid, (more…)

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MI Monday | Three Steps of Teaching Literacy

It is widely acknowledged that literacy is an essential life skill and that well-developed literacy skills improve students’ life chances.Research has indicated that peer feedback improves the process and product of students’ English writing.  Today’s micro-innovation describes how Ruby, a grade three teacher, encourages her students to follow three easy (more…)

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MI Monday | Careful use of space in school

There is growing evidence of a correlation between the adequacy of a school facility and student behavior and performance. Almost all of the studies conducted over the past three decades, including two have found a statistically significant relationship between the condition of a school, or classroom, and student achievement. In (more…)

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MI Monday | Mixed Ability Grouping

Many institutions of learning now promote instructional methods involving ‘active’ learning that present opportunities for students to formulate their own questions, discuss issues, explain their viewpoints, and engage in cooperative learning by working in teams on problems and projects. ‘Peer learning’ is a form of cooperative learning that enhances the (more…)

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MI Monday | Written Test for Recruiting Teachers

In the face of a growing school-age population, schools and management are struggling to maintain teaching standards while recruiting bright new teachers and retaining their most-effective ones. Today’s micro-innovation describes an idea used by a head teacher, to recruit the best teachers in most effective way in a budget school. (more…)