Author: Kanchan Shine

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Lesson Plan | Why History Matters

These days, the trending topics of discussions on Social Media (as well as offline conversations) revolve around the documentary, India’s Daughter, and the Ban on Beef Consumption in Maharashtra state. There may be many other political topics that are trending, but for the sake of setting context for this article, I (more…)

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Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies by Thinking Aloud

Reading comprehension is the ability to read text, process it and understand its meaning – Wikipedia. Reading comprehension is introduced to students in Grade 1. Typically, a short passage is presented to students and then they are asked to read the questions that follow and provide answers. Students are asked to read the (more…)

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Fakruddin’s Fridge | Good & Bad Conductors of Heat

Imagine a science class, where the class teacher walks in and asks “Children, would you like to listen to a story today?” How do you think the children will react? Do you visualise smiling and excited faces? At eVeltio TEN one of our passions is figuring out how learning can be made (more…)

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Article | Technology Vs. Teachers

Today, the blackboards in schools are being replaced with digital interactive whiteboards. But does that mean that the real class teacher will also be replaced by a digital teacher? More importantly the question is “CAN” the class teacher be replaced by a digital teacher? In my opinion, the answer (undoubtedly) to that (more…)

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Blood Moon | Student Activities

October 8 2014 will witness Lunar Eclipse, which is also popularly known as The Blood Moon. During this eclipse, the Sun, Earth and the Moon will appear in a straight line. The Earth will block the Sun’s light from reaching the Moon. But, some light  rays from around the edge of (more…)

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Opportunity | B.Ed English Teachers (Primary & Secondary)

One of our partners is looking for a B.Ed English Teacher (Primary & Secondary) to work part-time (from home) as a consultant for a publishing project. The candidate must have access to computer with Internet and should be able to dedicate 2-3 hours a day to the project. If you’re (more…)

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Teacher’s Day Contest

Wishing all teachers a very Happy Teachers’ Day! Today, on the occasion of Teacher’s Day we salute and bow to all those who have taken up the honourable task of teaching (either formally or informally) or contribute in some manner to the teaching process. Being a teacher means so many (more…)

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Lesson Plan | Grade 7 | Light

Tina, a Grade 7 student loves painting. She dreams about completing her 10th and then pursuing a career in visual arts, either painting or photography, and hosting her first exhibition. The Physics teacher calls her name and jolts Tina out of her reverie. She asks Tina to share her thoughts about the (more…)

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Learning to Observe

Look at this picture. What do you see? Most people’s answer to the question above is “I see a living room.” But if we were to ask “What do you observe?”, then would your answer change? The Modern Oxford English Dictionary describes the word observation as “the action or process of observing something or (more…)