Articles in the Event Category
Event, February 2017 »
What are innovative teaching practices? How does an innovative pedagogy help a school? How can one introduce innovation in the classroom? Some of these questions were answered in the National Symposium on Innovative Practices in Education organized by the Aurobindo International school.
April 2016, Event »
A small government school in Andhra Pradesh takes its teaching seriously. The students, with the help of their math teachers, recently celebrated Pi day. A quiz, a drawing competition and an exhibition formed part of the event.
Event, February 2016 »
Two separate events and some enthusiastic children set the stage for a rollicking evening of fun. At the kids fair where Teacher Plus participated, Manaswini Sridhar and Deepa Kiran, resource persons, engaged the children in a story writing and story telling session. Both the sessions saw children in an upbeat mood as they enjoyed writing and listening to the stories. Some of the prize-winning stories are featured here.
Event, October 2015 »
A new initiative called City as Lab founded by two young women is gaining popularity among school students and participating teachers. CaL, as it is called, aims to build a network of institutions and experts that support research and inquiry in all classrooms across the country. This interview with the founders gives you an idea of what this enterprise is all about, and if it excites you or your school, you can get in touch.
August 2015, Event »
A different kind of event that allowed visitors —adults and children— to think , create and test whatever they made was recently held at Mumbai. As part of the National Science Day celebrations, the visitors had a field day indulging in do-it-yourself-activities.
Featuring in this times Event is a social science exhibition at NASR school for girls in Hyderabad.
April 2015, Event »
The Teacher Education Conference organized by the British Council and English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, is reportedly the largest such conference in the country. With a focus on quality in English language teacher education, the conference this year had prominent people from the field of English language education speaking to and engaging the participants. A report of the event.
Event, March 2015 »
The annual “Education Network’ meeting this year was held at a KFI retreat near Hyderabad. The theme for the meeting was ‘Spirituality and Education” . Here is a round up of the proceedings.
Event, February 2015 »
A national conference on finding solutions for the problems in education–InspirED was held in New Delhi in December. A report.
Event, January 2015 »
Children are creative and enthusiastic and left to themselves are capable of springing surprises. In a departure of sorts, an event based on books was conducted by children that included creating art and craft objects as well as performance. Here the children planned the event all by themselves with a bit of guidance from the teachers. This article gives a break-up of how teachers can help their children to conduct a similar event.