To tell the truth

Kamakshi Balasubramanian
Truth is central to knowledge. But how do you decide something is true? What are the characteristics of truth? As difficult as it is to define truth, there are certain conditions that a piece of knowledge has to satisfy to be considered true and therefore worthy of being imbibed.

The science of knowledge making

Kamakshi Balasubramanian
Most of the work we do as teachers has to do with Impersonal Knowledge or shared knowledge. In our classrooms, we teach a variety of subjects or disciplines that belong to Areas of Knowledge (AOK).

What counts as knowledge?

Kamakshi Balasubramanian

Continuing her conversation on how we learn, the author makes us aware of the different ways we gather our knowledge.

The nature of knowledge

Kamakshi Balasubramanian

Exposing children to a variety of areas of study is all fine but perhaps it will help children absorb new knowledge better if they actually know how they learn what they learn.