The trouble with tricks By Sankar MMathematicsALL Posts, Best Practices, Mathematics, New Posts, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-018, Teaching and Me +1 “These tricks mystify numbers and other ideas of Mathematics – while the goal o… MORE Why can’t you just make it simple? By Nicholas AlchinBest PracticesALL Posts, Assessments, Best Practices, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-015, Teaching and Me +2 Teaching and learning are arguably two of the most intriguing human activities. In this arti… MORE The Littoral Zones of Learning By Ian TymmsTeaching and LearningALL Posts, Best Practices, Co-create, Education for Future, Experiential Learning, Pedagogy, Self Awareness, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-013, Student Agency, Teaching and Me +1 Learning is a remarkably subtle, intricate and an intriguing process. For someone who is exc… MORE Books that matter – Creating the Schools Our Children Need By Ian TymmsBooks that matterALL Posts, Assessments, Best Practices, Pedagogy, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-011, Teachers, Teaching and Me +1 “The overarching theme that came out of the first two thirds of the book was a reminder t… MORE Stop giving grades wherever you can By Nicholas AlchinBest PracticesALL Posts, Assessments, Classroom Voices, Pedagogy, Self Awareness, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-009, Teachers, Teaching and Me 0 Students’ reactions to grading are measured against their own expectations for thems… MORE The Questions You Don’t Ask By Ian TymmsTeachersALL Posts, Character, Education Challenges, Education for Future, Holistic Education, Self Awareness, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-008, Teaching and Me +2 “What are you as a teacher doing to build my daughter’s confidence and resilien… MORE Can Creative Writing be Taught? By Susheela MenonBest PracticesALL Posts, Creativity, Learning Languages, Pedagogy, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-007, Teachers, Teaching and Me +1 “Creativity is what happens when the analytical mind pauses. How do you teach a child t… MORE Understanding understanding By Ian TymmsBest PracticesALL Posts, Classroom Voices, Experiential Learning, Learning Languages, Pedagogy, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-005, Teaching and Me +2 The art of teaching is often about finding the sweet spot between knowledge and understandin… MORE Learnings from a dictionary By Dr. Vasudevan NamboodiriEducation for FutureALL Posts, Best Practices, Education for Future, Education Technology, Experiential Learning, History of Ideas, Holistic Education, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-005, Teaching and Me +1 Many things we learn may not be relevant by the time we gain mastery over them. However l… MORE Teachers and the Pandemic By Susheela MenonTeachersALL Posts, Best Practices, Education Challenges, SilverPi-DYSE-Issue-001, Teaching and Me 0 No educational system can stand without its teachers — be it the group that goes door to door tea… MORE About Author Susheela MenonSusheela lives and works in Singapore. She has taught Creative Writing to primary school children for several years, and attempted online teaching amidst Covid chaos.