Three activities that introduce students to digital citizenship

Since the education sector shifted to the virtual realm a year and a half ago, children who would otherwise have never had so much time online have become expert technicians. They operate their learning platforms smoothly and have become well versed with the internet and how to traverse technology. Our young learners have become speedy… Continue reading Three activities that introduce students to digital citizenship

SEL activities for the end of the school year

As the first year of virtual school is ending, I can feel my third graders experiencing a sense of anxiety rather than the typical excitement at the prospect of being promoted to the subsequent grade. They have grasped that their aspirations of school moving back to campus are an impossibility and that they will be… Continue reading SEL activities for the end of the school year

How to be a great teacher- part 2

I had written an post previously about what makes an educator stand out that had nothing to do with their training or degrees- (https://reviewmirror.in/2021/04/10/how-to-be-a-great-teacher-tips-that-have-nothing-to-do-with-training-or-degrees/). That post was the tip of the iceberg when it comes to intrinsic attributes that make a teacher relatable and an inspiration to his or her pupils. Let’s resume our discovery… Continue reading How to be a great teacher- part 2

Tech Thursday- A review of Kahoot and Quizziz

When we were still in the physical space of the classroom, the pupils enjoyed playing an occasional quiz on iPads to test their expertise on subject matter. The air of rivalry spurred them on to explore the topic material to the best of their ability so that they could outdo their mates. When we went… Continue reading Tech Thursday- A review of Kahoot and Quizziz

The teacher diaries- How our young ones feel about COVID

It’s been more than a year since we shifted to our virtual platform on Teams. Learners have acclimated to technology like fish to water, and it is sometimes educators who must keep stride with their hunger for new tech tools. We experienced a sense of satisfaction when we could persist with lessons online and believed… Continue reading The teacher diaries- How our young ones feel about COVID

The Hexagonal Strategy- building connections and collaboration in a classroom

In today’s era of schooling, education is not only about facilitating the flow of information but is also about urging students to think for themselves. Structuring their work, handling their time fittingly and developing connections with their peers are skills that will drive them to be successful all through their lives. To guide the students… Continue reading The Hexagonal Strategy- building connections and collaboration in a classroom