Technology has caught a drastic pace in the past 15 years, and so the frequency of spammers in our e-mail box. By Ahmad Amirali
Communication between people in distinct race and language becomes possible. People nowadays have become more informed and, thus, this liberation of communication makes them free from seclusion. However, this freedom of advancement also has a price to pay in the form of scams.
Now day’s Electronic Mail or simply email is the most significant part of our lives, and hence email scams are flourished healthily. Email scams or spams normally look like an ordinary email contains proposals, invitations of monetary benefits. Continue reading →
Teaching and Learning: 16 useful websites for Lesson Plans By Ahmad Amirali
In today’s technological era, it is a necessity for teachers to design and plan their lesson with technological friendly activities and pedagogies. However, once my professor reminded me that technology should be one of the teaching strategies in your lesson instead of the lesson plan itself.
During teaching experience, I explore a number of tech-tools and websites which I often visit and use during my unit or lesson planning. I am sharing 16 of such web pages on MyReadables. Continue reading →
The Importance of Goal Setting in Students’ Lives By Ahmad Amirali
Yesterday, after-school session, one student (aged between 13 to 14 years) came to me and asked, ‘Sir, I want to become a doctor, but my friend want to become a football coach, so should I become a football coach, a doctor or an Engineer because my mama want me to become an engineer’. Well, I must say, the struggle was real. Kids at this stage, often, encountered such issues like setting up new year’s goals, future goals, career goals, what they want to achieve and how they make their goals. Continue reading →
The Original Assassins: Medieval Warriors of Alamut By Ahmad Amirali
Recently, I came across an article published on National Geographic magazine website about the Assassins of Iran and their stronghold in a mountainous fort called ‘Alamut’. Since eight centuries, the legends of Nizari Assassins are keeping its well-maintained place in the works of crusaders chronicles and the manuscripts of later Syrian-Sunni Muslims. These legends caught-up its fame when a traveller named Marco Pollo visited the forts and later mentioned these tales in his travelogues. Continue reading →
Do Student Test Scores Gives a Complete Picture of Student Growth? By Ahmad Amirali
As a teacher, we always expect outstanding performance from our students in the classrooms. To make sure, we devise our lesson plans with tons of interactive and performance as well as paper-based activities. In the end, our differentiated teaching approach ended up on different types of assessment where we measure students’ learning. However, the question is, do these written standardised assessments are giving us (teachers and parents) the clear picture of student learning and growth? Continue reading →