Tagged: innovation

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Books | The Future of the Curriculum; The MIT Press

There’s a lot going on in the world of curriculum design. The most common activity that we see, at least in India, is the inclusion of technology in curriculum design. Some of the initiatives are self-styled game-changers while some are incremental changes, which hardly affect the curriculum in a meaningful manner (more…)

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MI Monday | Stars for Skills

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 8 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 (more…)

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MI Monday | Encouraging Student success with Smiley Cards

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 7 Encouraging students is ‘praise for effort’ – for example, you worked really hard for your maths examinations. It can help them continue to work hard in future, and is particularly important for children who are less confident, and lack parental guidance for their studies. Encouragement (more…)

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MI Monday | Maths in the Community

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 7 The idea of teaching mathematics is to develop concept building, problem solving, reasoning and connection making abilities in children to use it in real-world situations. However, most of the time, the curriculum or concepts in mathematics are not connect to the experience of (more…)

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MI Monday | Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 5. Increasing globalization has necessitated the learning of English for everyone. However, learning and teaching English in Indian schools remains a challenge for both children and teachers. This is due to several reasons such as lack of English learning support in school and at (more…)

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MI Monday | Learning Phonics on Mobile Phones

Welcome to MI Monday I Week-4 In last three weeks, we shared a ‘bundle’ of micro-innovations for ‘creative classroom’ teaching which can help children to stay motivated and be more engaged in learning. This week we share with you another creative micro-innovation to help children learn phonics on mobile phones. (more…)

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MI Monday | Student Letterbox

Welcome to MI-Monday week # 3. Hope you enjoyed the last two micro-innovations we shared with you on engaging children to learn maths using low cost materials, and teaching poetry to children through Bollywood songs! This week we share a very interesting and popular micro-innovation ‘Student Letterbox’. This teacher-led micro-innovation (more…)

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MI Monday | Learning Poetry with Bollywood Songs

Welcome to MI Monday – Week 2 micro-innovation. Last Monday, we shared an interesting micro-innovation to engage children in learning maths in a fun way! This Monday, we share a micro-innovation by a teacher who uses Bollywood (name of Indian Film Industry) songs to help children learn poetry. Poetry plays an (more…)

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Partnership | STIR Education & eVeltio TEN

Introducing a collaboration between STIR education and eVeltio TEN to bring innovations in education, closer to you. As students of senior classes, Teachers’ Day was really a day for us to play dress-up and run the classrooms for that day; be a teacher. For the juniors it wasn’t any different (more…)