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August 2010, Editorial »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on From all of us to each of them | ]

Sometimes wisdom comes from the most casual and incidental of conversations. Discussing a vision statement made by an educational institution, a gentleman I recently met remarked that he had insisted that the word “all” be changed to “each” in the phrase “impart quality education to all children”. He went on to explain that a broad […]

2010, August 2010, Primary Pack »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Priya in lever land | ]

Cynthia D’Costa Priya lived in a small village named Vidynagar. She was quite excited. You see, her tenth birthday was fast approaching. This time she was expecting her cousins from the city to join her. Melosa, Aden and Seon had all said that they would surely come to her birthday party. “Maa, please bake a […]

August 2010, Tool Kit »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Running inspires intelligence | ]

Stories are always fascinating and there are so many things one can teach or learn from them. Take away history, science and life skills lessons from this story.

August 2010, Classroom Update »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Recession – the cause and the effect | ]

Are your students unenthusiastic about their economics classes? Do you feel you are losing their attention too often? This article, using the topic of recession, gives you tips to engage your students and make you economics classes interactive.

August 2010, Debate »

[11 Aug 2010 | 15 Comments | ]

This parent has chosen not to send his daughter to school. As this father calls it, he ‘unschools’ 8 year old Kanku. Read this very different perspective on the RtE.

August 2010, Debate »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on RTE Act – Issues in implementation | ]

Indian education is slowly coming to terms with the RtE even as the debates continue. Adjustments and compromises are being made both by the government and the various stakeholders. The ongoing RtE debate in Teacher Plus.

August 2010, Let's Experiment! »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Elucidating Electrochemistry | ]

Using the concept of Small Scale Chemistry detailed in the last issue of Teacher Plus, here is how you can experience concepts in electrochemistry.

August 2010, Project »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Bamboo, the wonder grass | ]

Unveil the miracle of bamboo by undertaking this project with your students. See how bamboo weaves English, history, culture and sport.

Ask and Answer, August 2010 »

[11 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Seating solutions | ]

The row wise arrangement of benches and desks may be convenient in most Indian classrooms but this is not a very inspiring seating arrangement. Here’s how you can shake away the boredom and reinvent your classroom despite the small space.

August 2010, Things to Think About »

[11 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]

Reading as an activity is not really encouraged in the average Indian school. Various organizations working in the field of education including governments are attempting to change this. But are they doing it the right way?