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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

Everyday Science: Science, Science Education and Curriculum Design

Reading Time: 1 minute Here are the details from the second 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: Science, Science Education and Curriculum Design

Teacher Education

Intro to Science Teacher Training Program…With Some Light Magic

Reading Time: 1 minute Introducing my Science Teacher Training module to several dozen teachers and administrators on December 1, I performed some light magic. Follow the link to listen…to the 18-minute long magic!! . . . → Read More: Intro to Science Teacher Training Program…With Some Light Magic

Teacher Education

The US Embassy’s Book Bus: Science Teacher Training

Reading Time: 5 minutes I will be running a long-term science teacher training program for the next several months starting on January 12, 2018. Find the details here. . . . → Read More: The US Embassy’s Book Bus: Science Teacher Training

Science, Teacher Education

Innovation in Education Fair Pokhara: Air Fire Water

Reading Time: 1 minute Video of the workshop I conducted at the Innovation in Education Fair in Pokhara last September. . . . → Read More: Innovation in Education Fair Pokhara: Air Fire Water

Science, Teacher Education

Teach For Nepal: Critical Thinking

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 Education

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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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?

Nepal Education, Teacher Education

Little Changes…Could be Big Victories

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the road to changing science teaching and learning…at Jana Uddhar School. . . . → Read More: Little Changes…Could be Big Victories

Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake: Himalayan Megaquake Video

Reading Time: 3 minutes PBS Nova production about the April 25 megaquake that struck Nepal. . . . → Read More: Nepal Earthquake: Himalayan Megaquake Video

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