The no-money cycle journey

Amit Deshwal “… I know how important it is in life not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong – To measure yourself at least once – To find yourself at least once in the most ancient of human Read More …

The stuff of memories

Leila Mathew Field trips or school excursions are something I have never really looked forward to, especially with a group of teenagers with growing pangs and pimples, but if you are part of a school it is something that you Read More …

Travel is a priority passion

Veena Kamlapally has been in Vidyaranya, Hyderabad since 1996. Having joined the school initially as a teacher, she soon managed to find her own space, inculcating a spirit of adventure in the children, taking them out on school excursions and Read More …

Seize the moment

There’s no disagreeing that education is at the centre of any programme of change. History has shown us that propaganda seeking to change mindsets and cultural meanings finds its way into textbooks and school curricula. Newly elected governments often disrupt Read More …

‘Team’ up to empower your school

Steven Rudolph

Have you noticed that some teachers in your school are over worked and that that is hampering their teaching and other skills? In school, work should be shared equally by all teachers. Read on to find out how making small teams of likeminded teachers helped empower both the teachers and the school.

I have confidence in me

Aditi Mathur and Ratnesh Mathur

Confidence is an attitude that we all try and build in our children. But what is confidence? Do we have to force children to do things they don’t like in order to become confident at something? The authors tell you.

From seeing to knowing

Yasmin Jayathirtha

Simple experiments using chemicals found in everyday household products to help children learn to observe changes and then convert their observations into balanced equations.

Diversity: the spice of life

We all know that no two fingerprints can be the same. Similarly we need to imprint in our minds that no two children are the same. So how can one teaching method fit all?

A comprehensive guide

Naina Joseph

Ever get confused with word usage? Know Your English Vol. 2 is written to help the average speaker of English deal with confusing words in the language. Comprehensive and lucid the book should find place on every Indian’s bookshelf.

“Inhabiting” ecological exhibits

Divya Choudary

A biodiversity exhibition showcasing exhibits by children from this primary school shows how big concepts can be made simpler for young children.