Writing a mini saga

Vijaya Subramaniam
Imagine writing an entire story in only 50 words! Well that is exactly what we are asking you to do in this Classroom Update.

Re-energizing magnetism

Sudha Rangan
Magnets are intriguing. It is an important topic in all physics textbooks. Here’s taking a new look at magnets and magnetism.

Algebra: a survival guide

Dr. S N Gananath
Transition from arithmetic to algebra is a traumatic experience for many children. But taught properly it is a fascinating subject.

Blood matters

Dr K Gayathri
At least 74% children in India are anemic. Why not use a biology class to spread greater awareness about anemia amongst students?

The second class citizen

Pankaj Sekhsaria
How pedestiran friendly are the roads in your neighbourhood? Indian roads today seem to have no room…

Comics as an educational aid?

Manaswini Sridhar A picture is worth a thousand words. We have heard this saying frequently and we tend to agree with it. As teachers and parents, we strongly believe that reading stories aloud to children and discussing the illustrations in Read More …

Vital statistics

by Harekrushna Behera
Why is this child in your class always irritable? Why is that one so stubborn? How do you react to such children? Do you feel they are trouble makers? This article offers a few helpful tips on what it takes to educate a child.

All about carbon

Srijaya Char
Carbon is one of those elements known to man since prehistoric times, in the form of charcoal and soot.

Science of Colour

The concept of colour requires an understanding of several basic concepts in optics as well as light perception from a biological standpoint. By the time students are in middle school, they are becoming familiar with the idea that light travels Read More …

Concepts and Skills

S. Sundaram The most difficult subject at school can actually be made interesting if presented in a visual form with activity materials. Mathematics is universally considered as “the most difficult” subject at the school level, both by students and teachers Read More …