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Comment, January 2010 »

[26 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]

A lot of private schools that claim to charge low fees are mushrooming across the country. Known as Affordable Private Schools, this author wonders whether these schools are really affordable.

Cover Story, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
From mother-tongue to many tongues

An issue, in the educational field, that draws strong opinions from people is the medium of instruction in schools. This article has the author strongly advocating the use of regional languages in primary school as the medium of instruction.

January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

How important is learning a regional language in a country like India?

January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Anjali Sharma
Learning a new language is not very easy. Whether you are trying to learn english, hindi or anyother language here are a few tips that might help.

Classroom Update, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Sudha Rangan
Magnets are intriguing. It is an important topic in all physics textbooks. Here’s taking a new look at magnets and magnetism.

January 2010, Primary Pack »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Practice makes a man perfect. Read to find out how Happy helps his friends Sultan, Frisky and Patch realize this. Along the way allow children to discover the interconectedness of the different subjects they are learning.

January 2010, Tool Kit »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Aditi Mathur and Ratnesh Mathur
On a chess board, have you played a game other than chess? Use the chess board to play all these fun games even as you learn english and math.

Interventions, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Munusamy Raviraaj
Should HIV/AIDS be discussed in schools? How aware should our teachers be of this illness? Based on a survey they conducted, Kalanjiyam an NGO in Tamil Nadu writes.

Did You Know?, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that there are several species of animals named after Gerald Durrell? Or that he was born in India?

Classroom Update, January 2010 »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Dr. S N Gananath
Transition from arithmetic to algebra is a traumatic experience for many children. But taught properly it is a fascinating subject.