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Sayujya Sankar and Sangeeta Menon
Ms. Ruchi Arora, a mentor teacher for English at Sancta Maria International School, believes that lesson …

Editorial, January 2012 »

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Quality in Indian education is something that has excited a lot of debate and discussion in the last few years. And during these debates a lot of solutions have been thrown up to address this issue. But whatever the solution, whether technology driven or creating better learning spaces, a change for the better has to begin with the teacher, for she is the change maker.

January 2012, Primary Pack »

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Sinny Mole
Young kids have a lot of misconceptions about angles because they base their understanding of angles on visual representations. This article gives you a few exercises that will help dispel these misconceptions.

Classroom Update, January 2012 »

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Anna Neena George
Developing the spirit of inquiry–that is the primary goal of teaching science. However, mundane methods of teaching this subject don’t pay much heed to this objective. Science is an exciting and living subject, and should be taught accordingly. Find in this article, examples of how specific topics in science can be taught in an interactive and exciting manner.

January 2012, Things to Think About »

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Meena Raghunathan
When our students make mistakes and the same ones over and over again, our instinct tells us to reprimand them. But, if we hold back and analyze the mistakes that students commit, as teachers we can learn how better to teach them.

January 2012, Project »

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Sarada Natarajan
We have all had them growing up and perhaps even now as adults, adorning our walls. Funny posters, posters that inspire us, or posters simply to decorate our walls–they are found everywhere from banks to government offices to the classroom. So when they are present everywhere why not use them as a teaching-learning tool?

January 2012, Resources »

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Subha Das Mollick
Watching movies is fun and when things are fun learning becomes easy. Here is how you can use movies as a teaching-learning tool.

January 2012, Let's Experiment! »

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Yasmin Jayathirtha
Continuing from where she left off in the November issue of Teacher Plus, the author further explores the idea of building our own insturments to learn concepts in science. This time she looks at the old style weighing scale (takdi), which has by and large been replaced by the top pan balance.

Event, January 2012 »

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Mounik Shankar Lahiri
The school of tomorrow, an event organized by iDiscoveri explores what quality education is and how schools can achieve it while discussing the present and future of conventional schools in India.

January 2012, Tool Kit »

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Everybody enjoys a good laugh and kids are no different. Here’s how you can use humour as a teaching aid.