The Aspirations of Rural Students

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.

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.

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.

Life’s Lessons

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.

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.

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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, Read More …


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.