Physic-al poetry

Lalit Kishore

A teacher should always ensure that classroom interactions are enjoyable and meaningful to the students. The learning theory of multiple intelligences advocates the use of music and poetry as a medium of learning any subject, along with developing verbal skills, logical thinking skills, visual skills, kinesthetic skills, inter-personal skills and intra-personal skills of children. Often, the use of music and poetic art forms to teach various subjects is ignored in institutions.

Haiku poems: Be a poet without fuss!!
Haiku is an easy-to-create Japanese folk poetic form involving a single sentence or statement broken into three lines with five, seven, and five syllables in the first, second and third lines respectively.

The author is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Unfolding Learning Potentials, Jaipur. He can be reached at

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