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Cover Story, November 2009 »

[12 Nov 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
The environmental crisis and education

The global environmental crisis is a serious problem and there is consensus that the problem needs to be addressed quickly. Education has a significant role in responding to the environmental crisis, but to be an effective solution education has to be re-oriented.

November 2009 »

[12 Nov 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

Like most other subjects, environmental education is confined to the textbooks with little or no practical knowledge.

November 2009 »

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Indira Vijaysimha
Education has a significant role in responding to the environmental crisis, but to be an effective solution education has to be re-oriented.

November 2009, Primary Pack »

[5 Nov 2009 | One Comment | ]

Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren
While learning a lesson about throwing tantrums, Happy once again helps realize the connections between the different subjects that children have to learn. Using Happy’s story, here is how you can teach your primary class, subjects ranging from mathematics to value education.

Interventions, November 2009 »

[5 Nov 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

A majority of children in India are undernourished and anemic. As children spend a lot of time in schools and are greatly influenced by their teachers it is necessary that nutirition education is imparted in schools.

Classroom Update, November 2009 »

[5 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Dr K Gayathri
At least 74% children in India are anemic. Why not use a biology class to spread greater awareness about anemia amongst students?

Last Word, November 2009 »

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Pawan Singh
Having written quite a few last words for Teacher Plus, the author decides to turn the lense on this column and understand its place in the magazine.

November 2009, Words Unlimited »

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The English language has borrowed a lot of expressions from fairy tales. This times Words Unlimited looks at a few popular expressions from the Aesop’s fables.

November 2009, Review »

[5 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Gurveen Kaur
Schooling the national imagination takes a look at education in India through the political lense. According to the review, this book is a must read for all those interested in ‘studying the inter-connections between ideology-policy, curricular reforms and classroom delivery.

November 2009, Review »

[5 Nov 2009 | One Comment | ]

Anandhi
What did you ask at school today? is an insightful and well researched book that recomends that teachers device good teaching practices based on child psychology. According to the reviewer this is a book for every educator and teacher who takes teaching seriously.