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Event, July 2007 »

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Pawan Singh
The third National Learning Conference hosted by the Azim Premji Foundation was held at Bangalore. Teacher Plus reports.

Did You Know?, July 2007 »

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Did you know that Tomatoes were fruits and not vegetables as is the popular notion? For more such dymistyfing facts read on.

Activity, July 2007 »

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Dr. Lalit Kishore
Math and sport. On the face of it very logical companions. But not many use them together. Here the author tells us how basic math concepts can be taught through football.

Comment, July 2007 »

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Rama Mathew
In this article the author laments the examination system in the country and cites reasons for bringing about a change.

Classroom Update, July 2007 »

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Eleanor Watts
How bored are your children when you suggest to them that the day’s lesson is mapping? Here are a few ideas that can help you enliven a mapping exercise.

July 2007 »

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Sujata C
If you are curious as to how godmen produce the ‘sacred ash’ from thin air or walk on fire read to find out. This article will make an extremely intereting chemistry class.

July 2007 »

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Reviewed by Gurveen Kaur
This article reviews the book Democratic Schools: Lessons from the chalk face – a book about teachers who are brave enough to think differently from the existing educational system.

July 2007, Scrapbook »

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Have you ever wondered what our early calendars were like? Who developed the first calendar? You will find answers to these and more questions in this article.

July 2007, Thinkers and Educators »

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Deepa Onkar
The first of a series of seven articles on modern Indian educators and thinkers, this one features Jiddu Krishnamurti.

July 2007, Things to Think About »

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Kavita Tandon
Puritans of the English language cringe when they see the language of the SMS. Will it affect the way English is taught? Are we ready yet to accept this new form of English?