Which Chinese Zodiac are you?

The legends  related to different cultures and regions is an interesting way to engage learners to enhance their language skills. Before Chinese New Year holidays, I encouraged my students to know about Chinese Zodiac Calendar and its origin through Chinese Zodiac Stories. Working with Zodiac sign traits description provides a great opportunity to widen learners' … Continue reading Which Chinese Zodiac are you?


Storytelling, an approach to make kids smarter

Storytelling has been an integral part of our lives, we live with the stories and we love to be the stories. Since ages stories are being used by families and educators to transfer life skills, teachings and wisdom to children and grown-ups. Storytelling has gained a very special place in today’s era since its benefits … Continue reading Storytelling, an approach to make kids smarter

Laughter Yoga in 4 easy steps

Laughter wellness does not mean humor! It means simulated laughter, not pressurized by brain. This fake laughter brings changes in the body that are beneficial for health. The best part is that fake laughter, if done with playfulness, becomes infectious by the end. So let's try it once 🙂 My Experience with Laughter Yoga When … Continue reading Laughter Yoga in 4 easy steps


Do you know why laughter is necessary for your children?

When did your kid laugh out loudly? If you have seen him do so it's a good sign that he has stress releasing qualities in his nature, but if he's seen worried, anxious or stressed over his tasks in the name of competition then it's time for you to take a strong step. Studies have … Continue reading Do you know why laughter is necessary for your children?


#1000Speak For Compassion—Writing and compassion

Writing has bestowed its priceless gift on me, and that is compassion. Ever since I started penning down my emotions it created new moments around me... where impossible became possible and doubts became clear. In other words it put a miraculous effect on me. My way of thinking changed; my mind reasoned and my heart … Continue reading #1000Speak For Compassion—Writing and compassion


10 useful tips for a writing classroom

It was my first day in my new school, and I had to teach writing to the students of 11th grade. It was a challenging task though I was trying my best to be as calm as possible. Whatever I anticipated appeared as a reality. The class was not willing to write out of choice, … Continue reading 10 useful tips for a writing classroom


Journal Writing – a helpful ESL device

  Of all the English learning skills, writing is the most overwhelming of all. When a teacher steps in for teaching writing the whole class gets upset as they will now have to perform the monotonous tasks. Honestly speaking, in a class of forty there can be only three or four writers, but what about … Continue reading Journal Writing – a helpful ESL device