Something old, for something new

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.

Creativity galore

Sridivya Mukpalkar

Girls from NASR school, Hyderabad displayed their knowledge and skills in science, art, and math through models and exhibits at their annual Science, Art and Math exhibition.

Teaching with analogies

Do you find the teaching of a concept, particularly an abstract concept difficult? Why not try using analogies? Here’s how and why using an analogy will make concepts a lot easier to teach and learn.

Play and learn

Cheryl Rao

You learn as you play. This was the thought behind the two board games reviewed in this article. These board games are ideal for pre-primary school children to learn about people and their surroundings.

A must–have for a school counsellor

Rina Reddy

School counsellors have a tough job as they have to handle a very volatile group of people. In a country where school counsellors are a new breed and have very little support, this book is a very important resource.

‘Fiddler’ in the mangroves

Geetha Iyer

The spotlight on this times Naturewatch is the Fiddler crab. Learn about these asymmetrical yet beautiful creatures.

Linking history to life

Meena Sriram

History teachers have it the toughest when it comes to making their class lively and interesting. However it is not an impossible feat to achieve. This teacher shares her experiences.

A magical mixing tour!

Yasmin Jayathirtha

Learn a few more magic tricks to awe your audience even as you internalize a little more chemistry.

Where does it all begin?

Simran Luthra

Sexual abuse and harassment are so rampant today that even schools are no longer safe. It is extremely important that teachers and students are made aware of this malise and that schools have sexual harassment cells to help victims cope with the trauma.

So, what do you think?

Divya Choudary

Feedback is an extremely necessary if you want to be a good teacher. How can you gather feedback about you as a teacher? Here’s how.