The book, being the first of its kind, is targeted
to the present day Indian teachers & educators who are to equip themselves
with the latest trends in teaching using the latest tools available in order to
impart knowledge in new ways and keep reinventing themselves.
This book contains most of the relevant & free tools,
collected by scavenging the web meticulously, that are of immense use for
today’s tech loving teachers… Teachers/Educators are also guided over extremely
interesting and unusual sites that are potentially information rich which can also
be suggested to their students.
The book also contains the Draft - CODE OF
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS
along with TEACHER’S OATH
– a document developed by a committee appointed by NCTE (National Council for
Teacher Education) with a preface by the then Chairperson (NCTE), Prof. Mohd. Akhtar Siddiqui.
The book is aptly
dedicated to all those teaching professionals & educators who are
struggling to create a change in the Indian teaching scenario
An educator & Motivator with umpteen school experience, has
spent 1½ years in US. He passed his B.Sc with Distinction and completed M.Sc in
Physics securing a First Class (ranked 2nd in the University) in 1971. He
worked in several schools & colleges in Orissa, Tamilnadu & Pondicherry
in different capacities. He is an ardent user of Internet and keen on the global ways of teaching/learning that pave
the way to best practices in education. He has attended most of the Web Seminars
& virtual conferences presented by Steve Hergadan (Classroom 2.0 & Future
of Education), Sean Slade (Director, Whole Child Concept of ASCD), Michelle
Pacansky Brock (Voice‑ read), Larry Ferlazzo, Bob Sullo (author of Teach them
to be happy, ‑ e motivated student etc..), Governor Bob Wise (President of
Alliance for Excellent Education) Frank Buck (Tech Tools) besides a host of Macmilan
Interactive Webinars (English Language) and many others on Teacher Professional
Development. He also has done some work in Instructional Design & Technology.
He has conducted several workshops in various schools based on CT/RT (Choice Theory/Reality
Therapy) leading to Dr.Glasser’s Quality School/Teacher concepts, Multiple
Intelligence, Mind Mapping, PD etc… He has conducted a few Webinars in India
over www.wizIQ.com & www.attendbyvideo.com. He also has received FREE
accounts with both www.wizIQ.com & www.blackboardcollaborate.com for
conducting webinars. He has also presented a few Radio programs under GyanVani.
He is currently in the process of Certification and is obtaining training from
Ms. Farida D’Silva Dias, a faculty of the William Glasser Institute, USA.
He is a Licencee of Voice‑ read, Member of TeacherVision,
Classroom 2.0 & Ex Member - ASCD besides being Advisor to SchoolsIndia,
Chennai and Exec. Member of HOPE (a NGO
striving for the orphan, poor & education).