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Editorial, February 2011 »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Classroom memories: good and bad and what makes them so | ]

It is important that teachers try and create a positive classroom environment while minimizing as much as they can the negative experiences in order to create good, happy memories.

February 2011, Primary Pack »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on …And they learned happily ever after | ]

Using stories as the medium, here are different ways you can teach children the English language.

February 2011, Primary Pack »

[3 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

A child today is overloaded with information and his intelligence is determined based on his reproducing that information. Such a system of education does not consider the child’s ability to process the information as important. Developing a child’s thinking skills deserves more attention than we are currently giving it

February 2011, Tool Kit »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Effective assessments | ]

Assessments are necessasry because they help us judge a student’s ability to understand. Here is a way to systematize assessment in a meaningful way.

February 2011, Webwatch »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on A fabulous resource | ]

In yet another new column, we review websites that will help broaden a teacher’s knowledge and help develop her skills. In this first article we review the website of the encyclopaedia of informal education.

February 2011, Resources »

[3 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]

Contextual learning is the mantra these days. It is important that children can relate what they learn to their surroundings. Ri Gyancha is a bio diversity kit for educators from Ladakh.

Classroom Update, February 2011 »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Paper folding amusements | ]

See how paper can make your geometry classes more effective and exciting.

February 2011, First Steps »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Musical tools | ]

Which child does not like music? Find here several ways in which you can bring music into your classroom and enhance your learning environment.

February 2011, From the Principal's Desk »

[3 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]

Absenteeism is a problem that schools have to constantly deal with. Here is how this principal improved regular attendance in his school.

Ask and Answer, February 2011 »

[3 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Learning from doing projects | ]

The way projects are approached both by students and teachers make working on them dull, boring, and ineffective. Here is a way to remove the drudgery of project work and make it a fun and effective learning insturement.