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Since its inception 21 years ago, Teacher Plus has remained committed to the cause of quality education.

Event, January 2011 »

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S Subbalakshmi and Anu Kurian
Arvind Gupta is well known for his innovative science and mathematics teaching aids. He prepares the …

Editorial, January 2011 »

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In the context of upheavals in the Indian political space, it is time to revisit and reappraise how a moral and ethical fibre can be woven into the consciousness of children during their schooling years.

January 2011, Primary Pack »

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Here are some games and activities that can make EVS classes more interesting.

From the Principal's Desk, January 2011 »

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How does a differently abled child fit into the mainstream in the classroom? Are there schools and teachers who draw up separate intervention plans for these children? This article highlights a few cases where children with special needs have been successfully integrated and have enjoyed happy years of schooling.

January 2011, Notes from a Teacher's Diary »

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Engaging with children to look at their own work and attitudes helps the teacher gain an insightful feedback. Self-assessment is not only a very important evaluation exercise, but is, in itself, a direct and important learning activity towards the achievement of curricular aims.

January 2011, Project »

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A school project on trees can help children to reconnect with nature. This article attempts to describe a few interesting activities that will help children build skills like observation, recording, classifying and referencing.

Classroom Update, January 2011 »

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Movies as a pedagogical tool? Yes, Physics can be taught using several film clippings. This article gives some examples of how clippings from the movie ‘Home alone’ can be used to explain a chapter on Simple Machines.

January 2011, Tool Kit »

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A concept map is a colourful,visual form of representing things. When learning a new concept, the two halves of the human brain perform different tasks. Using both sides of the brain effectively increases productivity and memory retention. That is what a concept map does. It helps the student use the brain more effectively to achieve better learning.

Ask and Answer, January 2011 »

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Five precious minutes and how does one make the most of it? Read on and equip yourself with some smart strategies.