To change an attitude

Zenobia Rustomfram
I began counselling in schools in 1987 at a time when the idea, though not entirely new, was novel to Hyderabad.


Much too urban I read the Teacher Plus Dec 07 issue. I feel that the magazine reflects the tastes, world view, etc, of a well meaning metro city upper middle class teacher. Even with English as a medium, perhaps it Read More …

How to get your students ‘blooming’!

Talitha Mathew
With the current emphasis on state-of-the-art technologies that can be used in the classroom, we are losing sight of a very basic and simple ‘teaching aid’ – attention.

The poetry stand

Douglas Goetsch
How a precocious group of high school poets learned to provide verse on demand.

Colour me bad

S Upendran If one were to go through any book of English idioms, one would come away feeling the speakers of this language are a peculiar lot. These technicoloured individuals have ‘green thumbs, ‘see red’, have a ‘black tongue’, and Read More …

In touch with their roots

Pawan Singh Driving through Jaipur, one is struck by the sparkling clean roads and neatly intersecting thoroughfares of the Pink City. Digantar, an organisation that works in alternative education for rural children, located outside Jaipur, was the venue for the Read More …