Tag Archives: India

Skype-a-thon brings the world to students in rural India – Arokia Seeli Priya, India

Every educator has moments that define and shape their teaching. For Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Arokia Seeli Priya, that moment took place just weeks ago, when The Titan School – a Microsoft Showcase School where Priya teaches – announced

Bringing technology – and a future – to rural India – Jyoti Chaba, India

Most teachers have at least a few stories about students they’ve influenced, those whose lives they’ve changed for the better. For Jyoti Chaba, the ability to impact young peoples’ future is not only a primary motivation, it’s her calling.

“A teacher who loves learning earns the right and ability to help others learn.” – Taljit Kaur, India

When we see a learning activity where the primary objective is “to make education a more joyful and fun-loving process,” it gets our attention. And as it turn out, this objective perfectly describes the work of Innovative Educator Expert Taljit … Continue reading

“Be positive, be passionate, be planned.” – Soma Singh, India

Like her grandfather and both of her parents before her, Soma Singh considers herself a born teacher. And with over 17 years of teaching experience, as well as 10 years of administrative experience, she’s clearly made the most of her … Continue reading

“We need to see how technology blends – and how technology lends – to deep learning.” – Meenakshi Uberoi, India

When we first spoke with Meenakshi Uberoi in January, she shared with us her unique career path. Uberoi, who started as a dietician, is now a Curriculum Developer and Workshop Leader with The Pedagogics, where she coaches, teaches, equips and … Continue reading

“A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.” – Srinivasan Sriram, India

“Where there is a will there is a way,” says Srinivasan Sriram. For this award-winning educator from India, a positive outlook to “learn, unlearn and relearn” is the most essential element for success. That, and support from colleagues, students, and … Continue reading

“ICT is the music of education.” – Dr. Lakshmanbhai Chaudhari, India

Physics teacher Dr. Lakshmanbhai Chaudhari has embraced classroom technology in a big way, benefitting not only his students, but his colleagues throughout India. Chaudhari’s enthusiasm for new tools is contagious, and in today’s Daily Edventure, we get a sense for

“Teachers will not be replaced by technology, but teachers who do not use technology will be replaced by those who do.” – Hari Krishna Arya, India

Sometimes, success takes us places we never thought possible. For 38-year veteran educator Hari Krishna Arya, his time spent (14 years) at a district headquarters secondary school – where he raised the program to its “utmost heights”– took him in … Continue reading

“Microsoft has provided all educators with a global platform to ask or share one’s query. To one’s surprise, the help comes pouring in.” – Mona Mehra, India

Growing up in a Punjab, India village, Mona Mehra knew early on that she was destined to be a teacher. In fact, her grandmother predicted it. Now a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (part of the 2012 class), Mehra takes the … Continue reading

“I touch the future. I teach.” – Poonam Dogra, India

Teaching in a remote area of northern India presents its share of challenges – from power outages to slow-to-change local attitudes about education. In the face of these challenges, Poonam Dogra has embraced new teaching approaches and technology, and her … Continue reading

Fostering Change in Indian Classrooms – Meenakshi Uberoi, India

“Education is a basic right, a social imperative, and technology can accelerate insight and impact.” – Pratima Nayak, India

“Keep the little kid inside you alive and step forward with confidence.” – India

“Traditional systems of learning should be converted into digital learning so that concepts can be taught to learners in a fun and engaging way.” – India

“I would like to prevent the over-commercialization of education.” – India

Effective use of technology is the best opportunity for innovation in education. It “develops the global village concept.” – India

“Education is Wealth” – India

“Give the world the best you have” – India

“Just come out of your shell and communicate” – India

Teach Technology, Teach Peace – India