Category: Classroom Media

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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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OER | A Very Useful Example

There have been many debates and discussions regarding the use (and, perhaps abuse) of OER (Open Educational Resources). Most discussions have been centred around the proper definition of OER, their viability and sustainability. We’ll perhaps post on a later date, a summary of these debates. Today is about a very (more…)

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Classroom Strategy | Language Evolution

When working on this classroom strategy, one question that bugged us for a while was whether this applied more to an English classroom or the History classroom. While the content leans towards use in an English classroom, there are interesting elements to the content that lend themselves to use, by the (more…)

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Resources | Movies on Demand

How easy or difficult is it to access children’s movies? Well, if you said it is difficult, you have just been proved wrong! The Children’s Film Society, India has tied up with PVR Cinemas to release three of its latest films, on book-a-show basis. These films are: Kaphal-Wild Berries (directed by Batul (more…)

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Resource | Indian Crop Calendar

We created a simple visual calendar to illustrate the crop seasons in India. Teachers can create the same on a large chart paper and display in class. Add-on activities: Every month, ask the students to visit the vegetable and fruit market to find out which vegetables and fruits are on sale. (more…)

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Resources | Teaching the Polar Vortex

Is it Ice-age all over again? A scientific phenomenon? Why did it suddenly become so unbearably cold in the US and Canada? Two-thirds of America was plunged into freezing temperatures this week. To help you teach extreme cold in the classroom, we’ve collected these useful classroom aids […] If you (more…)

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Videos | Innovative Practices for Teaching Math

For a long time, Math has been perceived as a “monster”, by students and some adults too. And they hold this perception because either they never understood the way concepts were taught or they never understood how mathematical concepts were relevant to life, and therefore didn’t bother to learn them. (more…)

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MegaGuide | Teachers’ Guide to Using Videos

The driving guideline at eVeltio TEN has always been to identify resources that teachers can use. We know we aren’t the only community to do this. There are others and they do a great job as well. One such site that we love and have been following is MindShift. You (more…)

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Mixed Resources | Biomes of the World

Where in the world, would you live, if you were a toucan? Well, your location would depend on the climatic conditions of a place. Because as a toucan, you are a resident breeder (you don’t migrate) and you need lush vegetation all around you, which means that the climate of (more…)

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Video | Surface Area of a Cylinder

The interesting thing about Math is that it’s a subject that allows you to easily build on prior knowledge, which is core to the constructivist methodology. In this resource guide, we look at a video resource that uses the constructivist methodology to teach the formula for calculating the surface area (more…)