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Sarita Mathur is a free-lance education consultant offering services to schools, both rural and urban, in India and abroad. An alumnus of St. Stephen’s College, Sarita has a degree in Mathematics, Education and a post-graduate degree in…

Making of school leaders

Ultimate mission of India School Leadership Institute (ISLI) is to train school leaders who drive high-performing schools committing to academic achievement and character development of children from underserved communities. The Progressive…

Remember their Problems are Like Yours!

These days more and more parents are working outside, leaving their children either to themselves or in the custody of other people. Hence, it is imperative that parents(and I mean both father and mother) help their children in interpreting…

Head Thinking Ahead

It is good that in education today, focused attention is being paid to the development of thinking skills. The need of the hour is thinking leadership, thinking teachers and thinking students. Albert Einstein, after the discovery of atomic…

Amazing World of Books!!!

‘Hey! I have finished reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. What about you?’ … A common conversation of last three decades! Today, in the name of technology boom, our talk is different. We talk about downloads, WhatsApp, Google,…

Books and Whole Brain Learning

Books, traditional or in electronic format, are the primary source of information and education. Nature has provided us with unlimited learning capacity. However, because we use our brains differently it develops differently. We mistake…

Celebrate books and reading

Greetings to all our readers for this season of festivals from The Progressive Teacher. While the entire country celebrates various festivals, we at The Progressive Teacher, celebrate books and reading in this issue. Albert Einstein was…

Worksheets

Class IV: Mathematics + Numbers as factors + Multiplication + Division + Essentials of fractions Class VI: Science + Food: where does it come from? + Components of food + Fibre to fabric 1 + Sorting materials into groups Class VIII: Science…

Changing role of teachers

It’s aptly said, ‘A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge and wisdom.’ A teacher not only disseminates knowledge, but plays an active role in shaping the lives of the students. A teacher regularly monitors…