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Indian Hockey player Sandeep Singh inspires Oakridgers

Indian Hockey player Sandeep Singh inspires Oakridgers

hockey player at Oakridge Mohali

March 1, 2019

Be punctual. Be disciplined. Be sincere. Be a hard worker. Be positive. Be fearless. And, respect everything that life tosses at you. These are the key lessons Indian Hockey Player, Sandeep Singh learnt from his life experiences. “Nothing can break you if you have these lessons with you,” said Sandeep Singh a.k.a. Flicker Singh, the […]

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Bringing together the best and most innovative classroom practices

Bringing together the best and most innovative classroom practices

July 17, 2018

First of its kind magazine for the teachers and by the teachers launched by Oakridge Understanding concepts and subjects can be made more interesting and memorable for when teachers adopt innovative teaching practices. Oakridge put together a collection of all such innovative classroom practices in their first of its kind teacher magazine, titled INSPIRED TEACHERS. […]

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Ordinary teachers to effective facilitators

Ordinary teachers to effective facilitators

Ordinary Teacher to Effective Facilitator

January 9, 2018

Kindling within children the interest to be involved in and to know about the unlimited diversity of life is the most difficult challenge for teachers. Young students seldom respond positively from within to teachers perceived by them as either “ordinary” or a “know-all.” What, then, are the qualities that make teachers “extraordinary” and “inspiring” in […]

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7 exceptional things a great teacher does to ensure kids believe in themselves

7 exceptional things a great teacher does to ensure kids believe in themselves

7 exceptional things a great teacher does to ensure kids believe in themselves

January 8, 2018

For many students, self-belief and confidence are a natural personality trait. But for the ones who struggle, life can feel like swimming upstream. Teachers have a powerful influence on their students and thus can create the feeling of self-belief and confidence. Some of the strategies that are practiced by effective teachers are: Gradual transition in […]

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5 ways a great teacher goes beyond classroom for kids to influence their personal behaviours

5 ways a great teacher goes beyond classroom for kids to influence their personal behaviours

great teacher goes beyond classroom for kids to influence their personal behaviours

January 2, 2018

We grew up hearing the phrase that teaching is a noble profession. Nobility comes from the fact that teachers are instruments of change in raising the next generation of citizens. So there is no doubt that the destiny of a nation is in the hands of teachers. Good teachers have a profound bearing on the […]

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5 ways in which great teachers inspire accountability and responsibility in students

5 ways in which great teachers inspire accountability and responsibility in students

December 26, 2017

The late President of India, Hon. APJ Abdul Kalam was one of the foremost space scientists India has ever produced. During his stint as the Project Director for the launch of a space shuttle, he failed the first time as the rocket plunged into the sea! He was sorely disappointed and worried about how he […]

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5 ways great teacher inspires love for learning in children

5 ways great teacher inspires love for learning in children

5 ways great teacher inspires love for learning in children

December 18, 2017

Teachers play a huge role in inspiring a lifelong love for learning in children. Here are some of the ways I have seen this happen. 1) Building relationships with parents If teachers and parents of students constantly work together, the students continuously get the same message. This ensures that there is no ambiguity regarding what […]

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3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

December 11, 2017

The first five years of a child’s life determine their success in the future. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that habits, values, skills, and ethics imparted to a child at this age will have a definite impact on the child’s future. As I have always maintained: the impact of a single day […]

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4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

November 29, 2017

Early childhood is a unique period when the development of a child’s personality and character is happening at a rapid pace. An empathetic and loving teacher along with a progressive school is critical for nurturing happy and socially adept children. Social skills, problem behavior, and academic learning are interrelated and a child’s social skills are […]

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5 ways in which great teachers challenge kids to think big

5 ways in which great teachers challenge kids to think big

GREAT TEACHERS DON’T TEACH YOU. THEY CHANGE YOU

November 22, 2017

It is said that every child is a reflection of his teacher. So at the very heart of learning lies a connection between students and teachers. Here’s how great teachers inspire and challenge their students to think big and go further. Through Ownership and Passion Teachers with a high degree of ownership and passion for […]

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