Articles in the Interventions Category
August 2016, Interventions »
A school in the remote hilly regions of Uttarakhand. A microscope. A bunch of enthusiastic children and the author with a few ideas to popularize science.
February 2016, Interventions »
If you are interested in teaching English to underprivileged children or if you know someone who is not a teacher but would still like to volunteer, here is an organisation that can support you. Step up India , a Bangalore- based NGO enables skilled volunteers, not trained as teachers, to teach English in government schools in Karnataka. The programme and methodology is so designed that any volunteer can implement it at any point.
Interventions, January 2016 »
When a government school in the neighbourhood was forced to stop taking in children from a lower caste background, Jyothi Kumar Sinha, a police constable, who was responsible for sending the Mushar children to the government school, decided to start a school of his own.
Interventions, October 2015 »
Making mathematics a part of a child’s life experience is the best math education that can be given. If teachers from government schools throw up their hands and report on the poor performance of the students, can there really be a way forward? This article suggests that the so – called poor performance of children is just a myth, and it is really the teachers who have to be more sensitive towards their students .
April 2015, Interventions »
This is the story of how a school run by an NGO experimented, and successfully at that, with self-directed learning.
February 2015, Interventions »
The author who takes a keen interest in education and works towards democratizing it shares his journey of opening Anand Niketan Democratic School in Bhopal.
February 2014, Interventions »
Nivedita Vijay Bedadur
Children in rural India do not engage with reading and find it a meaningless and mechanical activity. How can teachers in these rural schools build a supportive environment so that the child enjoys reading? The author of this article suggests some tasks that a teacher must do to bring about this important change.
August 2013, Interventions »
Madhulika S and Deepti Gollapudi
This article talks about an empathy project initiated by an NGO that brings schools across Hyderabad city on a single platform. Titled Project Gift Compassion, it aims to overcome social barriers and facilitate the idea of sharing and giving among young and impressionable minds.
April 2013, Interventions »
A group of B.Ed trainees and their teachers come together, as part of a project, to help teachers in a neighbouring government school identify and teach children with cognitive and linguistic learning difficulties.