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[20 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

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

April 2008 »

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Ujwala Samarth
A little over two months ago, a seemingly well-adjusted 13-year-old boy in Mumbai was found to have hanged himself at his home in Dadar.

April 2008, Forum »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Forum | ]

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 could change a little to include small town middle class world view as well. This […]

April 2008, Comment »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on 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.

April 2008, Things to Think About »

[16 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]

Shilpaa Anand
Raise your hand, if you think the movie Taare Zameen Par showed parents in poor light.

April 2008, Primary Pack »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Solving word problems – a step ahead | ]

S Sundaram
In the article “Solving Word Problems” in the December 2007 issue, Kamala Mukunda stressed the importance of forming Mental Models.

April 2008, Classroom Update »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on The poetry stand | ]

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

April 2008, Classroom Management »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on What a class teacher can do | ]

Harekrushna Behera
Are you a class teacher? And do you find that title a bit too heavy to carry?

April 2008, Words Unlimited »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on 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 when they talk, they often do so till they are ‘blue in the face’. When […]

April 2008, Last Word »

[16 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on 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 9th Partners’ Forum organised by Wipro Applying Thought in Schools (WATIS). Unlike conferences held in […]