Back in early September last year, as part of the teacher education program at a local private school, I conducted a fun and engaging lesson for grade 8 students on the topic of climate change. All I used was just some graphs that I got from the internet. Here are the details.
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!
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.
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.
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!!
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.