The environmental crisis and education

The global environmental crisis is a serious problem and there is consensus that the problem needs to be addressed quickly. Education has a significant role in responding to the environmental crisis, but to be an effective solution education has to be re-oriented.

Learning for life

Like most other subjects, environmental education is confined to the textbooks with little or no practical knowledge.

Children and their environment

Indira Vijaysimha
Education has a significant role in responding to the environmental crisis, but to be an effective solution education has to be re-oriented.

Happy learns a lesson

Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren
While learning a lesson about throwing tantrums, Happy once again helps realize the connections between the different subjects that children have to learn. Using Happy’s story, here is how you can teach your primary class, subjects ranging from mathematics to value education.

Nutrition in the classroom

A majority of children in India are undernourished and anemic. As children spend a lot of time in schools and are greatly influenced by their teachers it is necessary that nutirition education is imparted in schools.

Blood matters

Dr K Gayathri
At least 74% children in India are anemic. Why not use a biology class to spread greater awareness about anemia amongst students?

Weighty last words?

Pawan Singh
Having written quite a few last words for Teacher Plus, the author decides to turn the lense on this column and understand its place in the magazine.

Don’t count your chickens…

The English language has borrowed a lot of expressions from fairy tales. This times Words Unlimited looks at a few popular expressions from the Aesop’s fables.

Mapping unexplored areas

Gurveen Kaur
Schooling the national imagination takes a look at education in India through the political lense. According to the review, this book is a must read for all those interested in ‘studying the inter-connections between ideology-policy, curricular reforms and classroom delivery.

For the serious educator

Anandhi
What did you ask at school today? is an insightful and well researched book that recomends that teachers device good teaching practices based on child psychology. According to the reviewer this is a book for every educator and teacher who takes teaching seriously.