The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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Crowdsourcing the Exam Question Paper
Crowdsourcing the Exam Question Paper

The answer sheets have arrived. It’s evaluation time. In my 18 years of teaching, I tried a new technique for the first time. I crowdsourced the question paper. Yes, that’s right. I asked each team who worked on a case study to fix the questions and share it with the rest of the class. I picked the final questions from the rich repertoire. This experiment…

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04 Nov 17

Crowdsourcing the Exams.
Crowdsourcing the Exams.

Wrapped up a successful course on Digital Marketing for the MBA students at Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM Trichy). For the Final Exams, I did something I have never done before: Crowdsourced the questions! The entire class was split into 9 teams right from the start of the course. Each team had to research a global company and dissect their business and marketing strategies. Now…

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12 Oct 17

Learning Case Method Teaching from Harvard & IIMA.
Learning Case Method Teaching from Harvard & IIMA.

Very happy to have been accepted to the Case Method Teaching Program conducted by Harvard and IIM Ahmedabad. One of my life-long goals is to become a highly impactful teacher. People who know me know how much emphasis I place on class participation and collaborative learning. The Case Method is a brilliant way for students to learn practically and I’m really stoked that Harvard is…

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11 Oct 17

The Welcome Email to My Students
The Welcome Email to My Students

This is my 18th year of teaching. Tomorrow, I begin my class at Bharathidasan Institute of Management in Trichy which is ranked amongst Top 20 B-Schools in India. I want my class to be very effective, purposeful yet fun. It is customary that I send out a welcome email to my students before I begin my course to set the right expectations. Here is a…

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18 Jul 17

Training the ‘Little Journalists’ on Blogging
Training the ‘Little Journalists’ on Blogging

A wonderful initiative by the Hindustan International School and Hafiz Khan’s eZone to train school students on the nuances on media. The kids get trained on positive journalism which includes broadcast, Radio, Print and Online journalism.  I look forward to interacting with the young minds and ignite their interest in blogging. 

16 Jun 17