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Alok Badal
There are times in our lives when each one of us experiences some life-changing moments. The day I met …

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Maya Kamalakar sits across me, a warm smile on her face and enthusiasm illuminating her eyes. She recalls the magical …

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Meenakshi Kumar
When the daily routine of life and work becomes a chore rather than pleasure, it surely is time to …

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Damayanti Mukherjee
Indus International School is at present a network of three IB (International Baccalaureate) accredited schools located in Bengaluru, Hyderabad …

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Durga Sitaraman
When the idea of an annual school-wide retreat for the teachers was first floated, I wasn’t very sure what …

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Amit Deshwal
“… I know how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong – …

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Leila Mathew
Field trips or school excursions are something I have never really looked forward to, especially with a group of …

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Veena Kamlapally has been in Vidyaranya, Hyderabad since 1996. Having joined the school initially as a teacher, she soon managed …

Editorial, September 2012 »

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Sometimes the routine pattern of our lives does not allow us to see things in a different perspective. Teachers, particularly, need to pull back and take a break. This Teachers’ Day, our contributors explore the idea and the benefits of a getaway.

Primary Pack, September 2012 »

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Sinny Mole

A math class always has scope for testing new ideas and activities. In this article, the author explains how children have difficulties in understanding the concepts of perimetre and area. Perimetre and area are often taught in isolation which does not encourage children to create connections. Teachers must therefore teach these concepts together and should provide different activities so that the children can construct their own understanding.