Planning for Classroom Teaching

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TIME MANAGEMENT FOR TEACHERS

It’s time to change the ‘Always On’ work culture, strike some balance, and manage our time effectively!

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Prizmo Go

Prizmo Go captures printed text from saved photographs or the device’s camera, and with its built-in text reader, makes printed material accessible to all.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Omoguru

Omoguru is an e-reader for dyslexic students. With its visually comfortable font system and special tools, reading is no longer a chore. Use this free app to reduce reading time, mistakes and mental effort.

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Time Management for Teachers

If you’re having trouble striking a good work-life balance, watch this video for some tips from an experienced teacher.

Video

Grades K-4

Setting Class Expectations

Behaviour management is tricky when you are a new teacher. These tips from experienced educators at ‘For Teachers’ will help set expected classroom behaviours

Video

Grades 9-12

The Problem With Too Much Debt

What is debt, and how is debt accumulation harmful? This video offers a succinct explanation.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Book Creator

Book Creator is a simple tool for creating awesome digital books. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Making pop art in Google Suite

Pop art can be a really open medium of communication. After prefacing your lesson with the basics of Pop Art, guide your students to make their own artwork on Google Drawings.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Digital Skills Curriculum

Whether you teach English or Social Sciences, these fantastic lessons will surely kick your lesson plans and teaching-learning up several notches.

Worksheet

Grades 5-8

Please No More Leaves!

Teach unitary method with the analogy of raking the lawn!

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Mathigon

Explore the smartest, and the most beautiful, math textbook in the world.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Kazakhstan’s Vanishing Sea

Find out about the history of the Aral Sea and how needless interference with nature led to its decline. Then explore the math problems and reflective questions

Apps & Websites

Grades 9-12

Digital Civics Toolkit

The Digital Civics Toolkit is a collection of resources for educators to support youth to explore, recognize, and exact the civic potentials of digital life.

Activities

Grades 9-12

Explore Earth Day

Through this lesson, students will research a topic related to Earth Day and create a project to communicate their findings.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Hatshepsut

How did the first female Pharaoh rise to power? Is there more to her story than the gender label? Read about Hatshepsut, and her history here.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Know India Programme

Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship initiative by the Ministry of External Affairs to familiarise Indian-origin youth with the history and culture of India.

Video

Grades 5-8

Maya Angelou’s ‘ON THE PULSE OF MORNING’

A visual representation of Maya Angelou’s ‘On The Pulse of Morning’. Did you know she read this poem at the first inauguration of President Bill Clinton on January 20, 1993?

Video

Grades 5-8

Amelia Earhart’s Speech: “A Woman’s Place in Science”

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This is her speech on the influence of science in the lives of women.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brilliant

Brilliant helps learners approach concepts visually, and poses questions that get them to think and interact with the problems in myriad ways. The curiosity-first approach makes this app a must-have in all STEM learners’ kitty.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Kiddle

A safe search engine to use and recommend during virtual lessons and beyond.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brainscape

Brainscape is the online flashcard app for serious learners. Access smart spaced-repetition flashcards across subjects and disciplines or make your own! Available on all platforms.

Worksheet

Grades 5-8

Tallest building in the world

Find out about the architecture, materials, and process used to create the world’s tallest building. Then explore the math problems and social justice activities.

Articles & Blogs

Time Management for Teachers: Plan time to make time!

It’s time to change the ‘Always On’ work culture, strike some balance, and manage our time effectively!  Teachers have always been synonymously associated with multitasking and efficiency superpowers! Then came COVID and posed a challenge to teach, but learn how to teach digitally. We embraced that too! Here we are, four months in, learning EdTech,

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Build real-world connections across subjects

Instead of shying away from the pandemic, you can help your students process it better by bringing the real-world connections back to your lessons!

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

EdTech engagements: Putting the TECH in Math and Science

After adapting to the dynamic know-how of virtual learning and Edtech, find out how to keep your learners engaged with innovative and user-friendly tools in Math and Science!

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Remote Learning Practices: Planning for classrooms of the future

As we discuss whether or not schools will reopen any time soon, educators have to set themselves up for the task. Find tips on the where, how and what to plan for remote learning and future classrooms!

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Power Tweak Lesson: English

This is a power tweak lesson plan for English Language. Contributed by Anu Manandhar, for students of grade 4.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Components of Food

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Jitendra Nath Das for students of grade 6. After this lesson, students will be able to identify common food items and nutrients.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Female vs Male Perspective in Fiction

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Tatiana K for students of grade 7. During this lesson, students will explore the differences between male and female perspectives in literature.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Adaptation & Survival

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Hima Arora for students of grade 4. This lesson will be guided by the question ‘how do living beings adapt in order to survive?’.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Reading Comprehension

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Deepti Sawhney for students of grade 6 and 7. Students will be able to appreciate and evaluate text critically.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Soil

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Kamna Sharma for students of grade 3. Students will learn about soil, and how it’s made.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Tuning Into Waste Management

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Nandita Ssethi for students of grade 5. Students will analyse the waste generated at their homes and infer its harmful impact on the environment.

Lesson Plans

Grades 9-12

Critical Thinking Lesson: Transcription of DNA to RNA

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Ruchi Ratra for students of grade 11. After this lesson, students will be able to explain the process of transcription, and differentiate it from translation.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Food for Energy

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sagaya Sabina for students of grade 2. Students will learn about different food groups in this lesson, and conceive the idea behind a balanced diet.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Separation of substance

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sunita Maurya for students of grade six. Students will conceive the idea behind separation of substances, and will learn to critically observe and frame questions.

Lesson Plans

Grades 9-12

Critical Thinking Lesson: Porphyria’s Lover

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Natasha X. Beale for students of IB DP 11. Students will understand, analyze, and evaluate the poem: Porphyria’s Lover.

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Are you overwhelming your students with too many apps?

Are your students overwhelmed with too many apps?

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Creating Lesson Plans for Remote Teaching

Read on to discover some of the best and most effective planning strategies in this piece, along with our webinar recording!

Articles & Blogs

Collaborative Learning in the times of Social Distancing

How can you plan for SEL online? The answer lies in Collaborative Learning, which may become your go-to strategy for online teaching-learning and beyond.

Articles & Blogs

App Overload: Learning to Adapt, not just Add Apps for Online Teaching

Educational apps are the new gold rush, but are teachers digging in the right places? Find out how you can avail their opportunities, and mitigate the risks of app overload, as you navigate the new era of online education.