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Changing teacher's status

  • Mrs. Suparna Mishra Joshi
  • Academics
  • September 11, 2018
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Changing teacher’s status

The pious guru shishya parampara which has been the core of Indian education scene is facing a plethora of challenges in these times of flux and chaos. The Trust has been replaced by scepticism on both sides. This new age relation is not defined by ancient criteria of obedience and acceptance. We are living in the world where all knowledge is available to students in a click. Does this makes a role of teacher redundant in the classroom? Absolutely not. From the hub of knowledge it shifted to being a me...

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THE FOUNDATION

  • Mrs. Meeta Khanna
  • Academics
  • September 11, 2018
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THE TEACHER AND THE TAUGHT

THE FOUNDATION

The first day a child enters an elementary school is a day that brings excitement as well as fear. It is with a very tough resolve the a parent lets go of a child's hand and lets her walk into the portals of a new world. The child is afraid to let go , yet is excited to begin a new journey.

This journey begins with a new friend, companion and guide, the teacher. It is the positive vibe that this interaction will bring to the child's life, that will help the development ...

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WHY WE MUST IGNORE TAGORE

  • Mrs. Meeta Khanna
  • Academics
  • September 11, 2018
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THE TEACHER AND THE TAUGHT

WHY WE MUST IGNORE TAGORE

"Good teachers," wrote Tagore," activate children’s minds instead of helping them to assimilate and collect information, and inspire children through their own self-development. They encourage them to work on the teacher’s own original projects and thereby travel together on their journey to more understanding."

The learner learns not because of the content , or the text, or the pedagogy; the learns learns because he trusts the teacher. We...

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The parent as a teacher

  • Mrs. Meeta Khanna
  • Academics
  • September 11, 2018
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The teacher and the taught

The parent as a teacher

The parent is the first teacher of the child. The child learns all about the world and all that she should assign value to.

The child learns how to communicate and who to communicate with. The child learns how to count and what counts in life. The child learns attitudes and values.

The parent and the teacher are the stakeholders in the shared future of the child-learner. If the parent and the teacher learn to be team players and ensure that they develo...

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