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Happy meets the Aliens

Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren
Hello everybody! The Happy series is back again, this time with a theme that is on everybody’s mind – Going Green! The need to preserve our planet for our children can never be over-emphasised, and we need our children’s cooperation to make that happen.

An array of low cost teaching aids

R Krupa Bhargavi & Rajesh Kumar Swain
“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises”, remarked Demosthenes. Indeed the Teaching Aids exhibition is one such event that seems to grow in leaps and bounds every year.

Architects of experience

Shakuntala Jaisinghania
Traditional teaching methods are based on the assumption that effective learning is a matter of conditioned response or ‘conditioning’; failure to respond to a question correctly is punished and successful responses are rewarded.

Fail – the dreaded word

C Radhika
Exam time is a period of anxiety for most parents. Once the exams are over, the students and their parents heave a sigh of relief. But their worry does not end with the exams.

Communicating your way to success

Radhika Shinde Vakharia
Language, etiquette and good body language are some of the crucial elements of effective communication. Put them all together and you will feel the difference.

Sounds of music

Usha Raman
A project on sound offers so many possibilities for all subjects and so can become too vast for a teacher to control.

The ring master

Manaswini Sridhar
The stumbling block that most teachers encounter in the classroom does come in the form of the unruly student or the class bully, who manages to not only threaten his classmates, but also the teacher.

Infusing the spirit of democracy

Sujata C
When was the last time we saw a multitude of Indian men and women lose their individual selves and come together as one nation- at the cricket stadium?