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[10 Dec 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Political and civil unrest, natural calamities…schools ordered to close…

Moot point »

[10 Dec 2009 | 11 Comments | ]

How much of what you learn in the BEd programme is put to work in the way you approach your classes? What aspects of the curriculum do you feel have helped you in your work and what would you like to see changed, if you had to do it over? Write and share your ideas […]

Moot point »

[10 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

What do you have to say about the introduction of a new language in the first years of a child’s education? “How relevant is the BEd to your teaching practice?” How do teachers cope with teaching in turbulent times? Dealing with puppy love

December 2009, Personal Narratives »

[8 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on A view from the periphery | ]

My grandfather was the first headmaster of the primary school attached to the Teachers’ Training College in Saidapet, Madras.

December 2009, Personal Narratives »

[8 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Kamakshi Balasubramanian
I grew up at a time when school teachers seemed distant figures, who were happy to be distant.

December 2009, Personal Narratives »

[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

Aravind Bhat
Just over 60 years ago, in August 1949, a 15-year-old blind boy, Ved Mehta, moved to the United States of America to acquire an education.

December 2009, Personal Narratives »

[8 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Usha Mukunda
If technology comes, can libraries be far behind? What should a school library do to show the way to teachers and management in the realm of technology?

December 2009, Personal Narratives »

[8 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on At large in ‘Mac’world | ]

S Upendran
Learning to use new technology is not easy; especially for a middle-aged teacher.

December 2009, Tech Tools »

[8 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Social web tools to support learning | ]

Nikhil Eyeroor Internet and the social web The “social web” received wide acceptance in the academic world only in recent years. The term social web is often used for internet-based interaction between and within groups. Social web or Web 2.0 marks a distinct break from the earlier internet applications of the 1990s and the early […]

December 2009, Tech Tools »

[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

Manaswini Sridhar
Advantages of the virtual classroom