5 TIPS FOR PARENTS OF EVERY EXAM GOING STUDENT

1. UNPLUG YOUR T.V If you are a caring parent, and is concerned about your child’s result you can do worse than unplugging your TVs, you may take a hammer and drive it straight through the damned TV screen, or something like that. Now I can see that frown on your forehead. You are a […]

DON’T PLAY IT SAFE…

(This is an extract from my book: You Are Becoming- a non-negotiable manual for aspiring teens) TEACHER: Why don’t you be the anchor for the annual day this year? STUDENT 1: Me? My god! I have never been an anchor. I can’t. I will be laughed at. My English is not good. Excuse me sir/madam. […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

“Senior coordinator would like to meet you,” Said the office boy as I was coming out of the staff room. “ I have a lesson now. I will meet him right after the class.” I walked toward my class not waiting for a reply. That was the system in my school. Nothing had ever been […]

SHORTENING DISTANCE

This is about an alarmingly shortening distance from Delhi to Kerala to our homes, wherever it may be. If the title gave you an inclination that this is going to be a short story or something, I am sorry, this is downright facts. I am speaking about the brutal rape, and murder of Nirbhaya in […]

Earth Day Thoughts

Politics apart, we are living in a dying planet. Let us save this planet by serving it. It has given us everything and in turn we have been looting it and exploiting it mercilessly. Haven’t you heard of people in China buying oxygen from the UK? what was your reaction? Probably you laughed your belly […]

7 LESSONS I WISH THEY TAUGHT ME IN BE.d…

  Children don’t care about your qualifications Close your eyes for a moment after reading this sentence and bring to mind your school days. Think of the teacher you loved most and answer this question: why did you love him/her? Is it because they were the most qualified teachers in your school? Perhaps you don’t […]

BEATING THAT DEAD HORSE, AGAIN…

No. No more of beating around the bush. Here is the question: Are you sure what your students are going to become? “I’m no astrologer, but a teacher.” Is this your answer? Or something like this one: “Oh! Yea, I’m pretty sure of the abilities of my students. I have a fair understanding of where […]

Becoming a Teacher

Thank you for taking interest to know more about becoming a teacher. Teaching is of course the only profession that is the true mother of all other professions. The responsibility of a teacher cannot be undermined not only in the life of individuals, but also in the process of nation building. The curse of our […]

BEATING THAT DEAD HORSE, AGAIN…

No. No more of beating around the bush. Here is the question: Are you sure what your students are going to become? “I’m no astrologer, but a teacher.” Is this your answer? Or something like this one: “Oh! Yea, I’m pretty sure of the abilities of my students. I have a fair understanding of where […]

ON SEXUALITY EDUCATION

This article is in continuation to the one titled, ‘Sex and the book’ that was published a few days before. The other day I received a message from a colleague asking me to suggest ways and means to impart sexuality education effectively. The letter threw light on the sorry state of affairs on her part […]