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Jane Sahi
How can the school, home and community converge to create a third space to help children’s literacy learning? Schools need not be the only domain for children to learn literacy. Each and every home is characterised by its memories, stories, languages and cultural resources which can enrich a child’s literacy learning at school. This article gives several suggestions on how a third space can be created where re-contextualisation can happen and literacy practices at home and school can merge.

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Usha Mukunda
How can a library space in a school bring about a culture of freedom and enquiry? Can a school library sow the seed of thinking differently and nurture young people to grow into strong individuals? The author points out various ways in which a library can be used to effectively bring home the idea of what culture is all about — it can be an inclusive or diverse space, it can create room for conversation and dialogue, or even a collaborative and compassionate space with no bias and dogma. Read on to find out more.

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Aruna Sankaranarayanan
Diversity is practically synonymous with India. From the towering Himalayas to coastal Kanyakumari. From the arid deserts of Rajasthan …

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Anjana Nayar
Melania Trump recently made a gift of some treasured children’s books – a set of 10 classic Dr. Suess …

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B. Ramdas and Rama Sastry
Every classroom, every school, whether we like to admit it or not, reflects, in effect, a …

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Thejaswi Shivanand
Selvi is a nine-year-old attending a middle school in a town in south India. She has been the target …

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Roshen Dalal
If we can create a culture of non-violence today, beginning with the classroom, we will move towards a better …