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
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
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
In my previous post, I mentioned that 'peace education' should be the initial part of a human life because peace is a weapon that can kill the negativity prevalent around. If we arm ourselves with peace, it can cast aside our worries and brings us under joy. As the need for peace is increasing day… Continue reading Citizens of Earth… by TPRF
We all know that the solid educational foundation is an essential factor of our successful life. As Karl Marx’s base and superstructure concept is very important in the formation of a human society, same thing applies on an individual’s personality. The school and college education builds a strong base of the student’s life, so the quality education,… Continue reading Happy teacher’s day!
In ESL teaching, Teacher Talking Time (TTT) is noted as one of the key problems to look out for, because the large amount of TTT automatically limits the Student Talking Time. In a class of 45-50 minutes if a teacher speaks without planning, it creates the false impression of the teacher being professional and talented,… Continue reading Teacher Talking Time (ESL)
'I want to be a rich woman!' This would be my answer when someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. Everyone laughed, but my father never liked this and his face showed the expressions of concern. One day he called me and asked, 'do you know the meaning of richness?'… Continue reading Real Richness
A child miseducated is a child lost (John F. Kennedy). Accolades and applause may be alluring, but for an educator his/her job of building the foundation of our coming generations is award winning in itself. According to me, a studen't progress as a learner and as human being is the best reward a teacher can ever receive. … Continue reading Aspiring Teachers
On the pages or on the screen, a protagonist wins the acclamation of the readers or audience, but what about the rest (who are not in the fore ground) are they appreciated for their strong support? In real life too many people who are actually in the background and deserve to be mentioned in the forefront are… Continue reading Is your Success all yours?
Reading, these days is restricted to academics only, reading for pleasure is replaced by movies, television and other electronic devices. The reason is that today’s lifestyle has really become hi tech, and people are so indulged in their own zones that if we talk about reading culture everyone finds it frivolous. Since few decades with the emergence of technology… Continue reading Let’s Do Our Bit (Retaining reading culture)