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Event, January 2018 »

[29 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Mithali Raj: An innings that starts with school | ]

Padmini B. Patell

Mithali Raj, the most celebrated of Indian women cricketers, was felicitated by her school in Hyderabad. A small report on the event.

Event, July 2017 »

[3 Jul 2017 | Comments Off on Come, let’s play! | ]

Nirmala Balasubramanyam

Music, conversation and art marked the launch of the book, Aata Aadu in Bengaluru.

Event, February 2017 »

[3 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Embracing innovation | ]

Ankita Rajasekharan

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 »

[4 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Celebrating Pi day | ]

Jayaram Seela
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 »

[3 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Teacher Plus at the kids fair | ]

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 »

[5 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Small steps toward a paradigm shift | ]

Simran Luthra
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 »

[3 Aug 2015 | One Comment | ]

Adithi Muralidhar
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.

Event, July 2015 »

[6 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Putting it on show! | ]

Prabha Naresh

Featuring in this times Event is a social science exhibition at NASR school for girls in Hyderabad.

April 2015, Event »

[2 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Giving teacher education a fillip | ]

Deepesh Chandrasekharan

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 »

[2 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Reflections on spirituality | ]

Ramgopal Konneripalli

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.