A view from the periphery

My grandfather was the first headmaster of the primary school attached to the Teachers’ Training College in Saidapet, Madras.

Life in the times of Facebook

Kamakshi Balasubramanian
I grew up at a time when school teachers seemed distant figures, who were happy to be distant.

The role of technology in my Life

Aravind Bhat
Just over 60 years ago, in August 1949, a 15-year-old blind boy, Ved Mehta, moved to the United States of America to acquire an education.

Social web tools to support learning

Nikhil Eyeroor Internet and the social web The “social web” received wide acceptance in the academic world only in recent years. The term social web is often used for internet-based interaction between and within groups. Social web or Web 2.0 Read More …

Avenues in blended learning

Cynthia D’Costa
Every alternate Sunday, about 50 students meet at a college in Mumbai, for their course in Teacher Education.

Use me, says the calculator

Hi, I am the Calculator. In the adult world, I’m fairly ubiquitous, in fact quite indispensable for many.

Making powerful points

Aditi Mathur, Ratnesh Mathur, and Vidya Samudrala
The best way to learn is to teach! Children love to share, to show, to explain and to exhibit – to peers.