Today are we witnessing a changing world of education. While this change has been forced upon us, it certainly seems like this new way of transacting teaching-learning is here to stay in some form or other. So how do we prepare for it?
Chintan Girish Modi
Get rid of the idea of a perfect story. There is no such thing. We are here to tell stories in ways that feel most comfortable to us,” said Anooj Bhandari, a multi-disciplinary performance artist, restorative justice professional and community organizer from New York City, while leading a personal storytelling workshop in Mumbai
A report on the global Innovation summit on school education. A school principal shares his experiences.
Padmini B. Patell
Mithali Raj, the most celebrated of Indian women cricketers, was felicitated by her school in Hyderabad. A small report on the event.
Music, conversation and art marked the launch of the book, Aata Aadu in Bengaluru.
What are innovative teaching practices? How does an innovative pedagogy help a school? How can one introduce innovation in the classroom? Some of these questions were answered in the National Symposium on Innovative Practices in Education organized by the Aurobindo International school.
A small government school in Andhra Pradesh takes its teaching seriously. The students, with the help of their math teachers, recently celebrated Pi day. A quiz, a drawing competition and an exhibition formed part of the event.
Two separate events and some enthusiastic children set the stage for a rollicking evening of fun. At the kids fair where Teacher Plus participated, Manaswini Sridhar and Deepa Kiran, resource persons, engaged the children in a story writing and story telling session. Both the sessions saw children in an upbeat mood as they enjoyed writing and listening to the stories. Some of the prize-winning stories are featured here.
A new initiative called City as Lab founded by two young women is gaining popularity among school students and participating teachers. CaL, as it is called, aims to build a network of institutions and experts that support research and inquiry in all classrooms across the country. This interview with the founders gives you an idea of what this enterprise is all about, and if it excites you or your school, you can get in touch.
A different kind of event that allowed visitors —adults and children— to think , create and test whatever they made was recently held at Mumbai. As part of the National Science Day celebrations, the visitors had a field day indulging in do-it-yourself-activities.