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  1. 1. learning | 14 Dec 2010

    The 'I' message

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Most teachers know that being firm yet loving towards students is not as easy as it sounds, and that it not taught in teacher-training programmes either. The two acts are inherently paradoxical. Attempting to do both at ...

  2. 2. learning | 30 Nov 2010

    Rules vs norms

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Although they are used interchangeably on many occasions, the terms "rules" and "norms" have different meanings and hence yield different outcomes in a classroom setting.

  3. 3. learning | 16 Nov 2010

    Lesson from a cosmetologist

    TEACHING WITH HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Techniques to improve teaching can be learned from a myriad of simple life experiences gained through interactions with people in non-teaching professions.

  4. 4. learning | 02 Nov 2010

    Teaching sincerity

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Mylife

    » A sincere individual values himself, takes the tasks assigned seriously and seeks ways to execute his or her responsibilities with utmost diligence and perfection.

  5. 5. learning | 05 Oct 2010

    Body talk: What's the message?

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Much has been written about decoding body language. Advocates and specialists in this field claim that they can almost precisely match different movements, postures, gestures and facial expressions with the actual psycho...

  6. 6. learning | 21 Sep 2010

    Avoid prejudging students

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » A wise old saying goes, "Don't expect clean water from a well that has just been dug. It takes time for the dirt to settle before one can enjoy the freshness of clean water."

  7. 7. learning | 07 Sep 2010

    Group effect

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Making sure that students assimilate what they are taught is a major task of teachers.

  8. 8. learning | 24 Aug 2010

    Psychological weaning

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Experience tells us that as students get older, their parents and teachers gradually let go of them and expect them to soon fend for themselves. While this is necessary to prepare students for independent thinking and li...

  9. 9. learning | 10 Aug 2010

    Which is the best school?

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » I am constantly confronted by parents who ask the question, "Which is the best school in Bangkok?" My answer has always been, "There is no such thing as the best school, not anywhere in the world." Instead, I urge paren...

  10. 10. learning | 27 Jul 2010

    Cognitively-sound teaching materials

    Teaching with HEART

    By Edward Roy Krishnan, PHD, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » To get the maximum result out of classroom instruction, it is necessary for teachers to understand the psychological processes that affect how a student learns. Knowledge of how human cognition works can enhance teaching...

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