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Interventions, September 2009 »

[24 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Munusamy Raviraaj
The rural areas, even today, form the backbone of India. Yet not many students from rural schools across the country complete 12th standard and go on to get a college education.

Scrapbook, September 2009 »

[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Medicine by other names | ]

While Allopathy is the most recognized form of medicine in the world, there are other older kinds of medicines that still survive. Here is a look at the more popular ones.

Last Word, September 2009 »

[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on What Desires Recession Can Breed! | ]

Pawan Singh

Recession in India we are familiar with. But what about recession in America? How does it affect the Indians there? Read this light-hearted account, by an Indian student, of the recession in America.

Notes from a Teacher's Diary, September 2009 »

[24 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

by Ramesh P V S
Life teaches us several things that we cannot learn in classrooms. This writer writes about an incident in his life and what he learnt from it.

Ask and Answer, September 2009 »

[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Developing an Asset | ]

by Manju Gupta
It is important to instill good manners in children early on in their lives. Here is how you as a teacher can help.

Focus, September 2009 »

[23 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on The 20-minute Workout at Work | ]

Spine stretch Increases flexibility and circulation in entire spine; improves eyesight Sit on the front half of your chair. Place your left hand on the outside of your right knee and hook your right arm over the back of the chair, or inside, as shown. Breathe in, looking forward, then breathe out as your twist […]

Classroom Update, September 2009 »

[17 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Comics as an educational aid? | ]

Manaswini Sridhar A picture is worth a thousand words. We have heard this saying frequently and we tend to agree with it. As teachers and parents, we strongly believe that reading stories aloud to children and discussing the illustrations in the book facilitate their language skills. However, when it comes to the more ‘informal’ pictures […]

Primary Pack, September 2009 »

[17 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Mr. Happy’s Treasure | ]

Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren Stinger, Leggy, Beady and Speedbird were waiting eagerly for their teacher, Mr. Happy to come in. He gave them such interesting things to do. “Today we will go on a treasure hunt,” said Mr. Happy, “I will give you a map to follow. Read the map correctly and you will […]

Cover Story, September 2009 »

[15 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

Interested in finding out what teachers do after they finish their day at school? Read this special feature that has five teachers talking about their lives after school hours.

September 2009, Tool Kit »

[15 Sep 2009 | One Comment | ]

by Cynthia D’Costa

Assessment and evaluation are an integral part of the learning process.