Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Is learning possible without curiosity?

Nowadays learning is all about memorizing and certification. It has no organic significance in our lives. We have lost wonder and curiosity; and forgotten that the whole existence can unfold itself to the spirit of curiosity alone. In this article the writer engages with the ideas of the first three Milesian(the Milesian School of thought came up in the 6th century B.C. in the Asia Minor region) philosophers and thereby tries to establish the meaning of curiosity and wonder in learning.

Performing Arts in Creative Pedagogy

The evolution of pedagogy and the constant process of reinventing oneself to meet the challenges of a holistic education are central concerns of every pedagogue. It is in this context that the performing arts play such an important role, let us explore how.

Learning as the cultivation of the Integrated Self: revisiting the John...

Teachers often wonder why children don’t learn what they teach. Why do children fail? What should be the nature of classroom discourse? In a...

The Classroom as a Challenging Site: Creating an Ambience Conducive...

FROM THE TEACHER’S PODIUM  The teacher within the classroom is faced with the perpetual task of dealing with children of diverse kinds often with attention...

The Teacher’s Role in Innovative Social Science Teaching

Here is an article that explores the possibility of critical pedagogy: a mode of teaching-learning that makes social science reflexive, illuminating and life enriching.

What has failed: Children or the System?

What has failed: Children or the System? Each year the results of the Board Examinations reveal the poor condition of the Indian education system which...

Heidegger’s Critique of Humanism and Some Lessons for Social Sciences

Heidegger’s Critique of Humanism and Some Lessons for Social Sciences Martin Heidegger was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. He is...

Thinking of Education beyond Textbooks By Ritesh Khunyakari & Shikha Takker

Challenging the Notion of Confined Classrooms: Thinking of Education beyond Textbooks The schooled mind may tend to lose its spontaneity and sense of wonder making...

The Gentle Man who Taught Infinity By Sheshagiri K M

The Gentle Man who Taught Infinity The pedagogue is no less than a magician who transforms the life of the student in uncountable ways; here...

The Hegemony of English Language in Private Schools in Urban ...

The article is based on a qualitative study conducted with middle class parents residing in aglobalizing metropolis, Kolkata;it reflects  on their educational views, aspirations, choicesand anxieties.