Unsung and unhonoured for too long?

Amukta Mahapatra The life of a ‘normal’ teacher, though many paeans have been sung to her or him as to how critical s/he is to the school system, continues without too many changes for the past hundred years or more. Read More …

Being a teacher’s child

Chintan Girish Modi No one’s going to be after her. She can get away with anything. After all, she’s a teacher’s child. I am not surprised she’s got such good marks in the exam. After all, she’s a teacher’s child. Read More …

The gift of Dyslexia

Zeba Raziunissa “I remember a teacher making me cry because I used my fingers to do ‘simple’ math problems.” “I have trouble expressing myself using words, and I have an extremely difficult time remembering exactly what people say. I only Read More …

Race to the finish!

Usha Raman With board examinations round the corner, tenth and twelfth grade classes in most schools across the country are in revision mode. Pre-finals and preparatory examinations are in full swing. Teachers carry around notebooks and folders to be corrected Read More …

Do singing stars sometimes sink audiences?

Chandita Mukherjee What do the following Indian TV shows have in common? Boogie woogie on Sony, Star Voice of India on Star TV, Sa-re-ga-ma-pa on Zee TV, Chhote Ustad on Sony and Ek Se Badhkar Ek Chhota Packet, Bada Dhamaka Read More …