Archive for August, 2013

Elements of the Periodic Table | Structure of the Atom | Formative Assessment in Science

August 30, 2013
Elements of the Periodic Table | Structure of the Atom | Formative Assessment in Science

It is very important that students familiarize themselves with the elements of the periodic table which is a very fundamental exercise in having a strong foundation in science, especially in the study of chemical and physical phenomena.  A formative assessment activity in science which involves building the familiarity that students have with the periodic...
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Natural Resources Management | Sustainable Use of Natural Resources | Formative Assessment Activity in Science

August 29, 2013
Natural Resources Management | Sustainable Use of Natural Resources | Formative Assessment Activity in Science

Management of Natural Resources is a crucial environmental science topic which is studied and discussed in class 10, CBSE.  A great way to do something proactive about our environment is to join NGOs who are passionate about sustainable use of natural resources and work towards finding solutions to environmental issues.  A formative assessment activity...
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Testing Water Quality | Contamination of Water | Formative Assessment in Science

August 28, 2013
Testing Water Quality | Contamination of Water | Formative Assessment in Science

Studying the quality of water and contamination of water is a formative assessment activity for class 9 CBSE students.  It is also a very important topic of study, discussion, investigation and action as it directly affects the health and well being of people.   The following are a few simple tests that can be performed...
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Tips for Public Speaking | Oration/Speech Tips| Formative Assessment in English

August 27, 2013
Tips for Public Speaking | Oration/Speech Tips| Formative Assessment in English

Public speaking is an essential skill to reach out to a large group of people and inspire them. However, it could be one of the most dreaded among all communication activities. Large group meetings to spread awareness, inspire an idea or action, and during huge celebratory or other gatherings, require sound public speaking skills....
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Tips for Participating in Group Discussions | Formative Assessment in English

August 26, 2013
Tips for Participating in Group Discussions | Formative Assessment in English

Group discussions are a wonderful way to inculcate the practice of having healthy discussions on different topics that are presented in literature as well as topics of general interest.   The formative assessments in English for CBSE students have group discussion as a component of formative assessment activities.  The following are a few tips for...
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