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Teacher Training

When Seeking the Right Answer is Wrong

A reproduction of an article I wrote for the recently concluded Innovation in Education Fair 2017 information booklet, in which I question the way we approach teaching in Nepal as well as provide details of how we can improve the learning outcomes of students by changing, slightly, how we, teachers, teach science. . . . → Read More: When Seeking the Right Answer is Wrong

Teacher Training

When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

Volunteering at Jana Uddhar School produced results! One of the science teachers I worked with successfully went on to use her imagination and creativity to create solutions to problems of lack of resources, which, I would like to believe, I was a small inspiration for! . . . → Read More: When Your Time, Energy and Effort Pays Off

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

Nepal Education, Teacher Training

Little Changes…Could be Big Victories

On the road to changing science teaching and learning…at Jana Uddhar School. . . . → Read More: Little Changes…Could be Big Victories