Bringing Humor in the Classroom

Bringing Humour in the classroom Humour reflects our joy. And for children as well as adult it is a wonderful way of reducing stress .In today’s hectic and stressful life you and only you can help children to reduce stress and be happy and joyous at school. Encouraging children to see humour in day today’s small thing in life is perhaps the greatest gift that you can give to your students. Humour not only makes the learning fun but also lightens the spirit of the classroom and makes environment stress free. There are lots of small easy to do activities which can be done without any major...

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Intentional Teacher

The Intentional teacher Teachers, since long have been classified as friend, philosopher and guide..But now in context of modern days teaching and in the wake of “Teaching for Understanding” it has become important for the contemporary teachers to change the old tagline “Friend,Philosopher and Guide” to  the new role of teachers called “Intentional Teachers” Now let’s try to understand this ‘INTENTIONAL’ teacher and her teaching style. To be ‘Intentional’ is to act purposefully with a goal in mind and a plan for accomplishing it. An intentional teacher aims at clearly...

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Setting up a Preschool Classroom

Setting Up Your Classroom When you walk into your classroom what do you see? Is your classroom inviting? Is your room child oriented? If you have centers, are they well defined and labeled? Setting up your classroom is one of the most important steps for a successful year. Following are some of the  ideas  Hope you find them to be helpful. Creating a classroom that works for both you and your children. The first step in setting up your classroom is the decision on how you want your room divided. Is your room going to be center based or divided into work stations? A center...

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Multiple Intelligence

In continuation to understand approaches that are widely use in Early Childhood Education field in India. Here we will try to understand what is Multiple Intelligence and how it is useful for Preschool Education. What is MI? : The theory of multiple intelligences was developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of education at Harvard University. It suggests that the traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited. Instead, Dr. Gardner proposes 9 * different intelligences to account for a broader range of human potential in children and adults. Initially...

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How to write Teacher”s Comments on Report Cards

Writing Report card comment has always been a tedious task for preschool teachers as the teacher have to be really careful about  not  labeling the child as smart or super star at the same time not being  boring and writing detail overwhelming attribute of the child .Time is  also an important factor while writing report card  specially if the teacher is working in daycare set up , it is very difficult for the teacher to find space for writing comment which will tell exactly what they want to communicate to the parent . Here are few quick tips to find and  write  correct words for...

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Classroom Management

Class Management Indiscipline in Classrooms Maintaining discipline in classroom, in many schools, is a part of a teacher’s job description. Students are expected to follow rules; school rules and class rules. Teachers are expected to create the perfect classroom setting, where the students are at ease, working independently. However, many incidents happen during a day, which create an uncomfortable environment for the teachers as well as for students. Teachers find themselves unable to meet their responsibilities and students are unable to respond to the consequences of their behaviour –...

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