Articles of note I read the editorial, ‘A hard look at soft skills’ with deep interest. I have...Read More
Category: March 2009
Why do we believe that learning can happen only within the four walls of a classroom? Why do we curb the natural instinct of young kids to explore? A simple walk in and around the school/neighbourhood can teach children a lot more than simply sitting in the classroom.
Rocks and minerals form a part of the middle and high school curriculum. The topic is not covered all at once – teachers will need to come up with teaching strategies that fit the level of age, interest and opportunities.
Despite several projects that were launched subsequent to the National Policy on Education (NPE, 1986 and 1992), the aim of universal enrolment, retention and achievement in elementary education has remained unfilled.