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March 2015, Project »

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Sujata C
Steel can be found everywhere. It is an all-weather, all-terrain metal, it is recyclable, hygienic and very dependable. Just think, is there any industry or aspect of modern life that remains untouched by this versatile material?

January 2015, Project »

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Can you think of a number of objects that are round in shape? If you care to look around, you will find them everywhere in all the utility tasks that you do on an everyday basis. Our theme for the Project this time is Wheels. From mathematics to language to art, the wheel and its circular motion is present. Read up this interesting article and get your class to do a project on wheels.

October 2014, Project »

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Usha Raman

On an average, if your students spend two hours watching the television, they probably watch half an hour of advertisements. There are a lot of learning moments in those half hours. Here’s a fun and educative project which tells you how you can teach children through advertisements and about them.

August 2014, Project »

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Sujata C
The Earth is the only known planet with a soil cover. The word ‘Earth’ originally meant soil, later …

March 2014, Project »

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Seetha Anand Vaidyam and Usha Raman

Chess, pacheesi, snakes and ladders, hop-scotch, kite flying—all traditional games that go far beyond just entertaining the players. Get you children to do a project on traditional games and open up for them a world of culture, values, history, geography, and much more.

January 2014, Project »

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Sujata C

The coconut is called the ‘fruit of life’ for a good reason. The coconut can also be the fruit of knowledge. Here is a project idea based on the coconut.

October 2013, Project »

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Prof. Nandini Dutta
Learning can be of various types — classical learning , growth learning, e-learning etc. But the best way to help a child learn is to get him to use his imagination and the learning process helps him to use his mind by analysis, reasoning and problem -solving rather than ‘what has to be learnt’. Basically, the teaching has to be imaginative and the teacher needs to be successful in building the imagination of the child. If this happens, then the bond between the teacher and the student strengthens. There is more of give and take and this appeals to the intellect of the child.

August 2013, Project »

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Sunita Biswas

Who does not like to listen to stories? Stories from all over the world have always found interesting and willing audiences to listen and enjoy. Teaching mythology provides varied benefits to many students. In a simple way, myths reflect the idea of good and evil. Many contain a moral and this is good to develop skills such as inferring meaning from the context. Read up this very interesting article on myths and legends and come up with a project for your students.

March 2013, Project »

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Vandana Aggarwal
Eating tools are a part of our daily life and can be seen all around us. These everyday materials can be used as a study module in a very interesting manner by connecting it to different subjects. The aim is to augment traditional learning by exploring a subject in an interdisciplinary manner.

January 2013, Project »

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Sujata C

A project on Cotton can be engaging. How can a student learn all about life by being on a cotton farm? Cotton is more than just a fabric. It has pervaded every part of our lives in more ways than we can think of. From clothing to medicare to oils, its range is very wide. This article will take you on an incredible journey of cotton that will leave you asking for more.