In this Q&A, the co-founders of Rocket Learning Azeez Gupta and Namya Mahajan, Curriculum Lead Sukhna Sawhney and Communications Manager Sushmita Roy tell Teacher how they are strengthening the early education ecosystem in India. Anganwadi centres are rural centres providing supplementary nutrition, basic healthcare, and preschool education in India.
A major international report released today calls for smartphones to be banned in schools, pointing to concerns about data privacy, cyberbullying, wellbeing and among children themselves. Here are the key messages from the UNESCO 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report on technology in education.
‘Proficiency in foundational literacy and numeracy for all children must become a primary national mission and a central goal of the Foundational Stage curriculum.’ In his latest Teacher article, Ashok Pandey discusses the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) mission and its implementation in schools in India.
While ChatGPT can save students time from searching through textbooks or online databases, the AI-generated content is not always accurate. Australian educator Steve Brophy assigned students the task of testing the fallibility of ChatGPT with the lesson activity: Would you lie to me?
There is much talk about the impact that artificial intelligence-powered chatbots like ChatGPT will have on students, teachers and traditional classroom learning. But what is ChatGPT exactly? And how will it affect the way we approach assessment, issues of equity, and policy decisions in the future? In today’s article, we speak to 3 experts to find out more.
The issue of teacher wellbeing has received renewed attention since the COVID-19 pandemic. Suchita Malakar from Podar International School shares how she increases teacher retention by nurturing an inclusive, caring culture. Her key message to teachers: ‘I am here to help’.
In today’s expert Q&A, ACER Research Fellow Dr Amy Berry explores the challenges teachers face when engaging students in the classroom, the impact this has on students’ wellbeing and sense of belonging, and how teachers can cultivate a culture of engagement in their classrooms.
Research analysing data on 1.3 million students and 50,000 teachers in the United States has demonstrated a positive impact on student academic achievement and behavioural outcomes when they are taught by the same teacher twice. Dr Leigh Wedenoja shares more details with Teacher in this article.
‘Changing video consumption patterns in education have inspired a growing body of research focused on measuring video’s effectiveness as a learning aid’. In this reader submission, Tara Walsh shares some findings from her recent literature review into the use of instructional video in K-12 education.
In today’s article, Principal of Birla Vidya Niketan in New Delhi, Minakshi Kushwaha, talks about the school’s popular initiative, Friday@8. It is an intradisciplinary online quiz developed for students in Grades 6 to 12. The quiz has improved students’ ability to extend knowledge learnt at school.