Archive for December, 2012

2012 in review – Overview of my blog

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 12,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 20 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.


Capturing students mind

Teachers have great role in building up the students and those students become a part of the society in few years. It’s understood that a teacher have great responsibility in developing the right society. Life as a teacher will certainly make you happy. Today, I was interacting with few students to get the feedback about my teaching. It was a open talk with them and I feel they gave feedback from their heart.

When I was asking very generally about my style of teaching, How the class went last semester? Whether you enjoyed the class or not? and so on. The answers were simply, “Sir, It’s so good”. I didn’t stopped there I went on asking many questions and listened to them with all ears open. As students they felt many things needs to be improved. Also there were many things they appreciated too. Let’s hear from them instead of me talking here.


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Learning as a Young Professor

Completed one year as Assistant Professor in a reputed engineering college in Salem gives me immense pleasure. Joined the college by December 5, 2011 without knowing what is teaching and how to handle students in a class. Through out the last one year I have been experimenting many aspects in the classroom. I would like to share my view about Good qualities of a teacher.

When it comes to qualities of a teacher one needs to understand that we don’t admire at all the teacher we come across in our life. From your childhood days you have seen “n” number of teachers but you will remember only few, because you believe that they are the one who really understood you. As a teacher, I understood many things are required to be an inspiring teacher. a

Understand the students:- You have a heterogeneous crowd in front of you. Try to understand each and every student. This will help you in finding out their expectations and problems. When you understand them better, it is easy to shape them. Continue reading