The Landing Page of Teachers of India

This is the first page that you will see on opening the Teachers of India portal. On selecting a particular language, you will be able to navigate through site in the language of your choice.

The Header of TOI

The header of TOI consists of three parts: (1) the TOI logo on the top left  (2) the standard links on the top right and (3) the language icons which are just below the global right panel.
  • The TOI logo : - In the image above, the red circle shows the logo of TOI. If you click on the logo of TOI, it will always take you to the home page of the portal.
  • The standard links: - In the area circled with green you will find the links, “About us”, “Team”, “Contact Us” and “Download Font”. These options will give you more information about Teachers of India. 
  • The language icons: - You will see language icons just below the global right panel. On each of the icons you will find letters from the different languages that the portal is available in. You can switch between the portal languages by clicking on these icons. For example, if you click on the icon which shows the Hindi font, you will see the Hindi version of the portal.


The main menu bar

In the image given here,  the area circled in yellow is main menu bar with the following links - Classroom resource, Teacher Development, Community, News and Help. On the extreme right side of this menu bar you will see the link to Join Us/Login. 


  • Classroom resource: - These are the resources that teachers can use in class. These include Lesson Plans, Activities, Presentations, Worksheets, E-books, Images, Videos, etc., on various subjects.
  • Teacher Development: - These are the resources that could help teachers grow professionally. These include Articles, E-books, Interviews, Discussions, Presentations and Case studies.
  • Community: - You will find the links to “Members”,  “Discussion”, and "Community map" here, connecting you with people with whom you can share your thoughts, ideas and resources. 
  • News: - News and updates of TOI and other important happenings.
  • Help: - Here you will find information that will help you navigate the pages of TOI.
  • Join Us/Login: - You can become a member by registering with TOI. Or you can log in if you are already a member of TOI. By registering or joining TOI will become a part of the community and be able to access and contribute more.

The breadcrumb

Breadcrumb is the element that gives you your location on the TOI site. It is just below the main menu bar. It will also show you the path taken by to to reach your present location. In the image given here, the area circled is the breadcrumb.


The Search bar

The area circled is the search bar which is just above the breadcrumb. By just typing in a keyword and clicking on the search button provided on the right side of the search bar, you will be able to search for particular resources, articles, lesson plans, worksheets, activities, images, videos etc.

Contribute a Resource

On the right side of the search bar you will see  the link "Contribute a Resource". Click on the 'Contribute a Resource' button and go through the step by step process of contributing a resource to the TOI portal.

Please note that contributing a resource requires you to login to TOI.



The Main information panel of TOI

This is the section just below the search bar. Here you will find four sections which are “Featured resources”, “Latest Discussions”, “Spotlight” and “Send an invite”. 

  • Featured Resources: Here you will find links to the resources that are popular. The next and previous buttons on the top right corner of the feature resources panel allows you to browse through the list. Clicking on one of these resources will take you to the page of the resource. There you will able to download or print the resource.
  • Latest Discussions: Just below the featured resources you will find the panel of the latest discussions. Click on any of them to participate in that discussion.
  • Spotlight: In this section you can read about a person or a process that has made a difference in the field of education. 
  • Send an Invite: Just below the “Spotlight" you will see the button “send an invite”. Just click on it, type out the email  addresses and invite your friends to join the TOI community too! For more information, please check the "how to invite" section of the help page.


The footer

At the bottom of each page is the footer with various links. 

Here you will find the links to:
  • Go through the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service
  • Get information about Creative Commons Licenses
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