Showing posts from November, 2019

Children's day

                                                Childhood stories change with generation but the innocence of those days remains the same, Pritha Banerjee reminiscences while we celebrate Children’s Day No classes, fancy dress, treats from teachers, and Chacha Nehru… the thoughts that come to mind whenever someone talks about Children’s Day. If you are in school, this is the best day of the year. Over a period of time, the celebrations for this day have changed a lot. Not just that, being a 21st-century child is a big task. I am not just talking about the highly competitive environment created for them to excel in the classroom, on the sports field, and at extra-curricular activities. I am talking about gadgets called smartphones and space called the internet. The day through ages Children’s Day is celebrated in India on November 14, which is also the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on Novemb


Evidence suggests that the  explicit teaching of learning behaviors  can support behavior through a positive general climate for learning. Learning behaviors are those which support learning and promote engagement through self-regulation. This is directly correlated with behavior, as pupils who are engaged with their learning. Ellis and Tod’s review of the literature in this area has led to the creation of a model which suggests that three pupil relationships impact on each other; relationships with themselves, with others, and with the curriculum. Learning behaviors fall within the remit of the school’s influence (and the individual teacher) and perhaps warrants more attention. A single learning behavior can be placed at the center of Ellis and Tod’s model. This behavior is influenced by three relationships. For example, if ‘resilience’ was put in the model, the emotions could be identified, but so could the social and cognitive factors. Considering these, a teacher could consider: -