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August 2014, Primary Pack »

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Neerja Singh
‘Measurement’ as a lesson is a classic example of how removed our classroom can be from life around …

April 2014, Primary Pack »

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Sushree Mishra
Here is a wonderful lesson plan on how students can actually grow a butterfly in the classroom. With the help of this experiment children can actually follow the life cycle of a butterfly from the larvae to the final stage. Teachers are encouraged to try this out.

March 2014, Primary Pack »

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Sheela Ramakrishnan

Silence is golden they say. Teachers take pride in ‘pin drop’ silent classes. But it is time that we woke up to the idea that sometimes noise is good and even important. Speaking a language is as important if not more than learning to write it. Here are a few suggestions on getting children to make some productive noise in class.

February 2014, Primary Pack »

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Sheela Iyer
Colourful aids used as teaching material kindle interest in children and make learning easier. So, if you wish to make your math class more lively and get children also to enjoy learning maths, here is one way. Get some colourful sticks, a board and some colourful buttons, and try teaching fractions. Your students will master it in no time.

Classroom Update, January 2014, Primary Pack »

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Sharmila Govande

There is no child that does not want to learn. The trick is to get children interested. Once their interest is piqued the learning will come naturally. Find out how this teacher taught her students about oceans and continents.

November 2013, Primary Pack »

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Ratna Rao

Stories are exciting. Stories are fascinating. Stories are inspiring. Stories are also educative. Find out how you can use stories to teach children the nuances of the English language.

October 2013, Primary Pack »

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Sameera Sood

When teachers assign projects to children, they need to go beyond the ordinary and give meaningful projects to encourage exploration and application. Projects must help children attain a deeper understanding and develop skills such as communication, collaboration and personal responsibility. This article outlines what a good project is and how teachers must go about assessing the project.

August 2013, Primary Pack »

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Sharmila Govande

Every child has the potential to connect his learning at school to real life issues and find solutions to whatever problems that might arise. It is the responsibility of teachers to nurture this potential to think, reason, apply and solve especially in the primary school years.

July 2013, Primary Pack »

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Kobita Dass Kolli

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. With just one per cent of fresh water available for the entire humankind how do we conserve this precious resource? How do we tell our children the importance of saving water?

April 2013, Primary Pack »

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Usha Pandit

Find out how and why the arts and crafts are the best way for young children to learn and grow.