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Nepal Education, Teacher Education

Modeling Atoms: When You Don’t Have Much, Make Creative Use of The Little You Do

Reading Time: < 1 minute At under-funded and resource-strapped public schools in Nepal, teaching science in a way that brings the subject alive for students can be a major challenge. What the teachers at such schools do have is themselves and their students. There’s no reason they shouldn’t be using their own students (by having them model structures for example) in an effort to get across difficult and challenging science concepts and ideas! . . . → Read More: Modeling Atoms: When You Don’t Have Much, Make Creative Use of The Little You Do

Teacher Education

Some Light Magic at Sanskriti International School

Reading Time: < 1 minute Audio recording of some light magic I performed in front of Sanskriti International School science teachers on January 25, 2019, as part of the introduction to science teacher education program. . . . → Read More: Some Light Magic at Sanskriti International School

Teacher Education

Science Teacher Education: The Program

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have a Science Teacher Education program. Depending on the needs of the school, I can either hold interactive workshops on how to impart higher level thinking skills or hold interactive workshops on teaching the content of the prescribed textbook a little differently, a little more effectively using local resources, the teachers themselves, as well as the students. . . . → Read More: Science Teacher Education: The Program

Teacher Education

Back to Teaching…But Teachers This Time

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am back..into teaching. This time teaching teachers in Nepal instead of international students abroad. I figured educating teachers in Nepal on how to impart critical thinking skills on student might have a bigger impact than teaching students at one school. If you are interested in having me be involved in teacher education at your school, let me know! . . . → Read More: Back to Teaching…But Teachers This Time

Nepal Education, Parenting, Teacher Education

IEF 2018: Read To Lead

Reading Time: 2 minutes Reading makes a huge different in people’s lives. Reading to babies and toddlers makes a huge impact on their academic achievements later on as well as in the their adult life. Children who read, on average, lead children who don’t academically. Adults who read, for example, on average have been found to live longer than those who don’t etc. . . . → Read More: IEF 2018: Read To Lead

Teacher Education

Some Light Magic at Karkhana!

Reading Time: < 1 minute An audio recording of some light magic I “performed” in front of Karkhana science teachers. . . . → Read More: Some Light Magic at Karkhana!

Teacher Education

Everyday Science: Assessing for Success

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here are the details from the last of the seven-session US Embassy’s Book Bus (Science) Teacher Empowerment Program, Everyday Science: Learn, to Teach; Teach, To Learn. . . . → Read More: Everyday Science: Assessing for Success

Teacher Education

Everyday Science: Model Lessons III

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here are the details from the sixth of the seven-session US Embassy’s Book Bus (Science) Teacher Empowerment Program, Everyday Science: Learn, to Teach; Teach, To Learn. . . . → Read More: Everyday Science: Model Lessons III

Teacher Education

Everyday Science: Model Lessons II

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here are the details from the fifth of the seven-session US Embassy’s Book Bus (Science) Teacher Empowerment Program, Everyday Science: Learn, to Teach; Teach, To Learn. . . . → Read More: Everyday Science: Model Lessons II

Teacher Education

Everyday Science: Model Lessons I

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here are the details from the fourth of the seven-session US Embassy’s Book Bus (Science) Teacher Empowerment Program, Everyday Science: Learn, to Teach; Teach, To Learn. . . . → Read More: Everyday Science: Model Lessons I

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