Author: Meenakshi Uberoi

MeenakshiUberoi_copyMeenakshi Uberoi (@meenakshiuberoi) Gurgaon, Haryana, India I am currently working as a Curriculum Developer & Workshop Leader with various schools in my city (Gurgaon, India). Passionately involved in coaching, teaching and learning, I like to equip and assist teachers in creating innovative, challenging and enriching teaching learning engagements that are conducive to students becoming life-long learners. My focus lies in addressing the diverse interest and abilities of the students by presenting information in a variety of ways using technology as a vehicle and emphasizing relevance of class material to the world beyond the classroom. I won Microsoft’s Innovative Teachers Leadership Awards in 2005 and have been a steward of innovation and technology integration in the curriculum at all my places of work. I learn each day and I share my learning each day.

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Meenakshi Uberoi: My Tryst With Technology

by Meenakshi Uberoi Expert Educator Columnist, India My tryst with technology goes almost a decade back, when Microsoft announced the ‘Innovative Teachers Leadership Award 2005’ in India, more specifically in our school. I was instantly drawn to it, as it catered to my need of the hour – to carve a niche for myself amongst the highly capable, experienced and qualified teachers. Though I am and have always been a technology enthusiast who loves to work with the latest in technology, this platform brought out the best of me. While preparing for this competition, Microsoft PowerPoint has been a game changer. It helped me create captivating and interactive sessions that were information-packed and grabbed my students’ attention instantly. When I explained the concept of photosynthesis to my 4th graders using PowerPoint, it helped them visualize the concept and develop a better understanding of a phenomenon that cannot be seen or experienced otherwise. This was only the beginning; PowerPoint then became a medium of expression for me. It aided explaining and showcasing concepts that were otherwise …

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Meenakshi Uberoi: The Wonderful World of Windows in the Classroom!

by Meenakshi Uberoi Expert Educator Columnist, India Windows in the classroom is full of options to make teaching learning processes more effective and meaningful for the students.  Teamed with the right device, it allows you to bring the world alive within the confined walls of a classroom for which the teachers, without such technology, till date have had to look to the web to create resources and rely on students’ imagination and understanding to bring it closer to him/her.