During my days, the maximum technological tools provided and used by the school was a one-hour computer session once a week in which we learn basic computer programs and their functions. This trend has drastically changed over the past two decades. The black/green board and chalks/markers are now replaced by Smartboards, Google boards and high-tech multimedia equipment. Continue reading “Does the Use of Technology During Classroom Lessons Increases Student Engagement and Learning?”
Using Anchor Charts as an effective Teaching Strategy in Classroom
By Ahmad Amirali
Back in my school days, when teachers hardly use technology in their classrooms, charts and papers were the dominating part of any classroom activity. The demand for store-bought/readymade props and chart displayed materials were high, and mostly all educators use such ready and handy material in their classroom as per their lesson theme to save time. Nowadays, the emphasis has been made more on teacher-created classroom displayed materials. Therefore, being an educator, the term that frequently comes in my mind whenever I start planning to decorate my classroom for any lesson theme is: Anchor Charts. Continue reading “Teaching Tools: Using Anchor Charts as an effective Teaching Strategy in Classroom”
A Persian Muslim scholar Muḥammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, also known as ‘Algoritimi’ in Latin, produced works in mathematics, astronomy, and geography under the patronage of Abbasid Caliph Al-Ma’mun in 9th C.E.
Technology vs Child Development
By Ahmad Amirali
Do we ever wonder why majority kids, in western and eastern countries, under 10 to 13 years of age do not like to read books or having trouble engaging in the reading habit? Why some parents, most of the time, keep complaining that their children hate books and prefer to spend time on the internet instead to read some book or article. Is technology ruining your child development? Or is there an understanding gap between the mindset of parents and their children? Continue reading “Technology vs Child Development”
Ibn Khaldun was a leading Muslim historiographer and historian. He is widely recognised as a pioneer of the modern disciplines of historiography, sociology and economics. He is best known for his book, the al-Muqaddima (The Introduction).