Adding a fresh dimension to the landscape of education, Ekya Schools has launched a first-of-its-kind book designed for educators, offering invaluable real-world experiences and practical insights, Titled Creating Extraordinary Educators: A Teacher’s Roadmap to Becoming Extraordinary, this book is authored by Ekya educators and compiled by Ekya School’s Professional Development Institute.
Unveiling the book, Dr AS Kiran Kumar, Former Chairman, ISRO, and Chairperson, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre stated “Unlocking the potential of education, this book is not just a guide but a call to reshape the teaching landscape. With a focus on nurturing the internal capabilities of educators and aligning them with transformative technology, the book heralds a new era. It paves the way for educators to navigate an ever-evolving world, fostering not just academic growth but a deeper understanding of human’s role on this Earth and beyond.”
The book has nine chapters consisting of teachers, students, and classroom experiences that serve as a comprehensive guide towards creating extraordinary educators. These chapters explore the teaching profession, the evolving educational landscape, the challenges educators face, understanding students, and more. It provides actionable steps, real stories, and practical insights for educators. Released by Scholastic India, it challenges the belief that anyone who has been taught can teach
Speaking on the book serving as a valuable resource for school administrators and education leaders seeking to improve teaching skills, enrich professional development, and make the overall educational experience of students more rewarding, Dr Tristha Ramamurthy, Founder of Ekya Schools stated, “This book will not just be a resource but a motivator for educators everywhere. It’s a reminder that teaching is a blend of art, science, and a noble calling. In a world where the bar for teaching excellence must be continuously raised, this book illuminates the path for both current and aspiring educators. It’s a testimony to the transformative power of education and a tribute to the dedication of those who shape young minds. With this book, we aim to embark on a journey to cultivate a new generation of extraordinary educators, who will, in turn, shape the future. This is an evolution of teaching and a commitment to a brighter tomorrow.”