Monday, November 29, 2021


Schools Record Low Attendance in Valley as Fear Persists

Low school attendance in the Valley in the aftermath of the abrogation of Article 370, is a serious concern.

Uncovering the Tragedy of Modern Childhood

Jam packed daily schedules, excessive pressure of performance and the fear of lagging behind have made modern day childhood a strain for children and adults alike.

Flip it around!

Not everything is dead. It is possible for a teacher to arouse the child’s imagination; it is possible to generate poetry in a science class. In this article—written with immense clarity and conviction, a Chemistry teacher takes us to the realm of pedagogic revolution.

The Dynamics of Power in the Classroom

EDUCATION Knowledge, it is often said, is not outside power. What does happen when a teacher engages with her students in the classroom? Is it possible for her to activate the agency of her students as active participants in the learning process?

Children ought to be told about Death

PERSPECTIVE This article emerges out of the experience of a teacher who questions the negligence of important questions such as the meaning of death from our school curriculum and the larger discourse in the field of education. Gayatri Pattnaik

The All Pervasiveness of Poetry

DIALOGUE The poetry of life cannot be confined in the walls of a classroom but does that mean that poetry should not be taught if children cannot be taken out to the open? Mahesh Rastogi

WEEKLY DEBATE : ‘It is better to not teach poetry than to teach it...

WEEKLY DEBATE Poetic pieces about nature being taught in closed classrooms are a paradox of our education system that robs poetry of its beauty and the child of her imaginative power.

Labelling Theory and the Classrooms

The classroom is like a second home for the child. Each and every child requires to be nurtured with unadulterated care and love to be able to realize her complete potential.

Cultural Diversity, Creative Learning and the Realm of Possibilities

A heterogeneous classroom is an exciting site for a teacher. Here is an article that narrates a creative teacher’s experimentations—the way she shows her sensitivity to cultural/social diversity, taps the potential of each child, and evolves a pedagogic milieu that encourages the child to sharpen her concepts.

A Profession like Teaching Requires A life-Time Commitment to Learning

Teachers who wish to sustain and encourage an epistemological approach in the classroom are often required to compromise on their educational philosophy, when student...

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