Reading room

Chatura Rao
When a teacher, also an author and journalist, pens a poem on reading. . . . . .

Reimagining New Year resolutions

Ananya Pathak
New Year resolutions are made, then broken and nobody thinks twice about it. How about making SMART New Year resolutions that we can stick to this year?

Reassembling the assembly

Nimesh Ved
A brief account of what teachers did with their time during the lockdown last year when schools were closed.

Teaching online……

Kunjan Biswas
A teacher speaks her heart out on teaching online in the form of a lovely poem.

Auto teacher

Aditi Kumari
With learning moving out of the classroom and onto computer screens, teachers have had to become more innovative, enterprising and adventurous in order to take their classes – like sitting in an autorickshaw, for instance.

Spelling the dream

Chintan Girish Modi
Are you a school teacher who feels nervous while interacting with ambitious parents? Do you wonder why they expect their children to be exceedingly high achievers? Is it amusing to notice how competitive they can get?


Smriti Sinha
That something can be more beautiful and have more meaning when it crumbles or breaks is something we learn about when we see the dandelion. A poem to pay tribute to this beautiful flower.

The thorny, prickly tree

Phyllis Farias
An interesting article on the lessons one can draw from the growth of a lime tree and the way in which children learn

Uniforms suck: teaching through consequences

Tim Hibsman
Is it essential to have a school uniform? What if children do not like wearing a uniform? Can parents and teachers engage children by giving them rational answers?

Mirrored in words

Nimesh Ved
One word can have different meanings when used in different contexts. But have we ever wondered how not all these meanings seem appropriate? Like for instance, why does the ‘strength’ of a school mean the number of students in that school? How do words get the meanings associated with them? Perhaps it is time for us to think hard about the words we use and how we use them.