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I have taught for more than 10 years in Republic Polytechnic. In my classroom, the final part of the lesson is typically a presentation by the students to showcase what they have learnt in the whole morning and […]

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We agree that all children need to succeed; but do we mean the same thing? My own feeling is that success should not be quick and easy, and should not come all the time. Success implies overcoming an […]

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I teach in a tertiary school that believes in a pedagogy that Maths should be learnt by Socratic question-and-answer, in other words, by thinking about the meaning behind mathematical patterns. When I started teaching using this methodology, I […]

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What is it? The food we eat? The environment? The teaching method in school? It may be all of the above. But what I’m talking about here is much more straightforward. It’s having sufficient, high quality sleep. This […]

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A simple dialogue between Learner and Teacher By instructional Maths approach Learner: ‘Cher, I don’t know how to do this question.’ Teacher: ‘Ok. This is how you do it, first, do this, then do that… see, it’s that […]

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Strategy 1: Figure out what drives you Anyone who has been through any motivation workshop will know why setting goal is important, but few really find it life changing. It takes an inquisitive and insightful teacher some quality […]