Holiday reading

Chintan Girish Modi With summer in the air and vacation on your timetable, here’s a good time to indulge in some reading. Apart from all the page-turners and classics piled on your table, do dip into the work of some Read More …

Summer promise…

Summer is upon us again, bringing with it the heat and the piles of papers that signify final examinations. As we sit around the staff room table with our marking pens trying to make sense of the hastily scrawled compositions Read More …

The ‘arts’ of learning

Usha Pandit

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

New gender values

Neerja Singh

We are living in such times when young people, at every possible opportunity, are receiving false messages of the right of male superiority. In such times it is only the teachers who can build a citizenry that truly believes in equality.

The monkey behind CCE

Adrian Tennant

Continuous and comprehensive evaluation has received a lot of criticism from different quarters of the educational arena including the teachers who practice it. But a system that gives every student a chance to show what he/she can do rather than can’t has to be good. So what we really need is to provide teachers with a lot of support, besides developing tools and frameworks that fit the textbooks, to ensure that CCE is properly implemented.

Working together for a common good

Manaswini Sridhar

This one is for the parents who are interested in contributing to their children’s growth. Read on to see how parents can work with teachers and the school to ensure their children’s success.

Overcoming learning difficulties

Usha Chandrasekaran

A group of B.Ed trainees and their teachers come together, as part of a project, to help teachers in a neighbouring government school identify and teach children with cognitive and linguistic learning difficulties.

Getting in touch with feelings

Aditi Mathur and Ratnesh Mathur

Why is it that we curb children from expressing any of the so called “negative” emotions? Feeling angry and sad is as natural as feeling happy. It is important that we feel all our emotions and not withold any.

Desperate to disobey?

Gita Krenek

Disobedience is common trait in children. If we don’t learn to handle disobedience properly, things can get out of hand. Here are a few suggestions on how to react with disobedient students.