Hooked on Learning

by Sheel
The Learning Network held its 5th annual conference in Karnataka from Jul 20-22. A report by Teacher Plus.

The Process of Teaching and Learning

by Seetha Anand Vaidyam
The objective of education is to gear students for life. But today it seems as if the only important thing is to gear them for examinations. It is high time that schools assessed the situation and brought about a change.

Eternal Wonder

Did you know that bamboo is the tallest grass? This scrap book gives you more such interesting facts about this grass besides talking about the many uses of bamboo from building to clothes.

Hindi Anyone?

by Chandrika Mathur
Non-Hindi people often find it difficult to learn Hindi–whether it is speaking the language or writing it. And teaching Hindi to them also becomes difficult. But here are a few ways to overcome that difficulty.

Saluting a Visionary

In the month of September who better to talk about than Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan? Deepa Onkar traces the evolution of Radhakrishnan’s vision of modern Indian education.

A New School of Bloggers

Blogging is very common among the young. But among teachers? Blogging is becoming a rage among teachers in the west. Read to find the experiences of a few teachers.

Using The Blackboard

by Lucy Pereira
What is your favourite teaching aid? The computer? The television? Or books? With several new and appealing teaching aids, this author says most teachers are forgetting the fist ever teaching aid — the blackboard.

Learn Local

Sujatha Padmanabhan
Schools are meant to prepare you for life. But how prepared will you be if they don’t teach you about your own region? Citing Ladakh as an example this article asserts the importance of “locale specific learning.”

Discipline and Punishment

Lakshmi Rameshwar Rao
How importan is punishment to discpline a child? Are there other ways of discplining children? Read to find out.