Educating or Educaring?

There is a saying that if schools care well for the children, they will fare well in life. The roles of schools and teachers have changed today. Schools are homes away from home. Teachers are foster parents. There is a shift in focus in…

An endless love for Learning

‘The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts,’ – C.S. Lewis What C.S. Lewis says is of utmost importance. As teachers, sometimes the assumption is that duty is to trim the class in such a way that…

Flipped Classroom

Driven by innovations in digital technologies, online courses and broader changes in: + Leadership thinking + Skill requirements of global multi cultural markets + Lateral problem solving needs Teaching and learning are going through rapid…

Ace it

The Tao Te Ching, is an ancient Chinese book of wisdom that is pivotal to the philosophy of Taoism. The book has 81 chapters on which another book named The Tao of Teaching by Dr. Greta Nagel, is based. Some of the ideas in the book may…

Teachers: Shapers of the future

Greetings to the entire teaching fraternity on the occasion of Teachers’ Day from The Progressive Teacher. Teachers’ day has been celebrated in India since 1962 as a tribute to the contribution made by teachers to the society. It is…

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Vanishing Values and Broken Bonds

Today’s children live in a world that is very different from the one in which we all grew up. On the one hand, there is accelerated pace of development in the field of science and technology, on the Other hand, there is moral decline and…