Ravi Palanimuthu [ravimsu]
What subjects do you teach? What types of students do you have?
Can you provide a link to a site where we can see something about what you do or the center where you work?
How have your past experiences prepared you for teaching? How did you become interested in education?
Attitude, Let others know what I know.
Who was your most influential teacher and why?
My Father (Professor of Physics)
What is your educational philosophy?
Education Enlightens Life
What is the most challenging aspect of teaching for you?
Covering entire scenario in a semester is really Herculean task.
What kind of relationship do you have with your students?
What is the secret to instilling interest in knowledge?
Thirst for knowledge
What is your philosophy on homework and grading?
concept of homework is just to make understand, but I usually give assignments on application aspect.
Is it possible to teach creativity? how?
How do you establish authority? What do you do when a discipline problem arises?
If you have confidence on subject,teaching is not a problem.
If you can go lively,discipline is not a problem.
How do you individualize your teaching? How do you handle the different ability levels of students in classes?
Give examples go down to earth.
What cooperative learning means to you. How have you used it?
Learning is impossible without cooperation.
What do you expect from your supervisor? What qualities would you like to have in your principal?
What issues in education are of greatest concern to you?
Education policy of the concerned country have to framed according to individual streams of education, there should be no commonpolicyfor all subjects.
Would it be a good thing if teachers had economic incentives based on student performance?
Besides more financial resources, what do today's schools lack?
High speed internet connection
What are some ways you have incorporated technology into the classroom.
entrie audiovisual projection with necessary supporting equipments.
In light of new technologies, do we need to reinvent the school, its methods and objectives?
Technologies should be used as supporting tools,should not rely fully.
If you could create the ideal school, what would it be like?
I would devise strategy to inculcate ethics and values.
What do you think schools will be like in 20 years?
Big business entities.
What are your professional goals? Where do you want to be in five years?
In the same place but the world should know me,I want to create theories.
What qualities would you need to see in someone before advising him/her to go into teaching?
common sense and confidence.
Tirunelveli - India