Continuous Professional Development for Teachers
Workshop on ‘The Art of Writing Good MCQs’
February 28, 29, 2020
Team of 8 teachers went for a two-day workshop cum training programme to KGIM. The session was addressed to science teachers teaching classes 3 to 8. It was conducted by Dr Ashok Arora and teachers from all the branches attended. The session was also attended by our academic auditors Dr Pachauri, Mr Vashisht, MrSushil Chaudhary and DrAdhikari. On February 28, 2020, Dr Arora addressed the teachers on a range of topics encompassing Assessment and its importance. The session began with need and importance of Concept Map of a chapter and various ways of preparing it. Formative assessment and Summative assessment were also discussed. The art of making a question paper based on Bloom’s Taxonomy was explained and discussed. Dr Arora addressed the need and the technique of preparing Multiple Choice Questions as per the given syllabus. The next day teachers were given tasks and had to present them in the second half. Teachers were assigned different chapters from their teaching classes to prepare and assess MCQs. Teachers teaching 3 to 5 had to only prepare and present the MCQs from the given topics while teachers teaching 6 to 8 had to prepare MCQs from any given topic and also assess the MCQs as given in the Question Bank Booklet of every chapter. The final presentation was also a critically interactive session which concluded with giving away of the training Certificates. It was an extremely interactive and learning forum which allowed gainof in depth knowledge and experience.