Talking about adoption

Sahana Mitra
Since adoption is a sensitive topic, schools must take the initiative to acknowledge adoption in the classrooms so that every adoptive family can share their journey without fear of being judged. Ultimately it is the child who matters so an empathetic context is essential to understand the story of the child.

Colour me red

Richa Gupta
How can colour be harnessed to improve learning? Here are a few tips on adding colour to your classroom environment to up the learning quotient.

Loaded Words

Kamakshi Balasubramanian

Always think before you speak. When we use words like “deaf ears”, “lame excuse”, etc. we should remember that these are words that could cause hurt to people.

The broken minaret

Kirthi Jayakumar
Do you have to be a certain kind to”fit into” a group so that you can find your friends? And if you are not the type that is prescribed, you stand to be isolated. Here is a moving piece about a young girl and her dance teacher who became her friend.

One

Neeva Desai

Can there really be onness in this world? This writer tells us why she thinks the world can never be one.

Learning never ends

Usha Chandrasekaran

Despite several years in the field of education, this author tells us how she learnt the importance of building relationships with the parents of your students when she met with her son’s professor.

Impressions of a teacher

Shakuntala Jaisinghani
A light article on how teachers and students influence each other and the extent to which teachers can go to motivate their students to learn.

Yes, Principal!

Bubla Basu

A fun yet informative poem on what happens when you have top heavy administrations in schools.