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Simran Luthra
It is important that our students are exposed to the standard variety of English but that does not mean that we prohibit or devalue other varieties of English. This article makes a strong case for allowing Indian English in the classroom.

May-June 2012, Thinking outside boxes »

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Nagalakshmi Balakrishnan
Read this inside account of how publishers of English textbooks derive a lot of inputs and help from the English teachers in designing teaching-learning materials.

May-June 2012, Thinking outside boxes »

[1 Jun 2012 | One Comment | ]

S Sundaram
English is the medium of instruction in most schools in India and despite our children having a decent knowledge of the language, care has to be taken when teaching other subjects through this medium. This article explains how learning mathematics in English can be confusing for children and what we can do to sort this prolem.