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Science, Teacher Training

Teach For Nepal: Critical Thinking

Why in Nepal we must teach our children to THINK and how we can do that in Science. . . . → Read More: Teach For Nepal: Critical Thinking

Science, Teacher Training

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: A Field Trip

Teachers in Nepal can vastly improve Science teaching just by changing the way they teach. And for that, they don’t need fancy buildings and the latest resources and gadgets. Just using what’s available at the school and what is accessible locally, science can be brought alive and made relevant to the students, thereby improving the learning outcomes of the students. . . . → Read More: Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: A Field Trip

Science, Teacher Training

One Small Step for a Science Teacher, One Giant Leap for Science Teaching in Nepal?

We are making gains, we are making progress…albeit small and slowly, but some day will amount to something substantial…that’s what I am hoping anyway! . . . → Read More: One Small Step for a Science Teacher, One Giant Leap for Science Teaching in Nepal?

Science, Teacher Training

Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

Teaching science to fifth graders at Jana Uddhar School without using a textbook. . . . → Read More: Grade 5 Science at Jana Uddhar: Life Processes

Science

Explosives?! What Explosives?!

Gunpowder flare. A screenshot of a video of some of my students at TISA testing their gunpowder mixtures. Check out my Science blog for more.

Part of the fun with teaching and studying secondary Chemistry is in the experiments, especially the dramatic variety–the explosive variety! . . . → Read More: Explosives?! What Explosives?!

Projects, Science, Social Business for Education

Project Update: Fishery as an SBE

Fishing

Sustainability of development projects is always an issue. In our efforts to ensure that our projects are sustainable, and addresses a number of related issues faced by struggling communities, we establish Social Business for Education (SBE) projects. The blog post describes in details what SBE is. . . . → Read More: Project Update: Fishery as an SBE

Buddhism & Spirituality, Science

The Science of Empathy And Buddhism

Jeremy Rifkin - The Empathic Civilisation

All about compassion and why I believe in it and have been a proponent of all my life! . . . → Read More: The Science of Empathy And Buddhism