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P. Ajitha

Embracing the Power of the Quiet

Very often one comes across instances of people branding others as ‘socially awkward’, ‘timid’, ‘shy’, ‘insociable’, etc to describe those who seem to be happy to be by themselves, wrapped in thoughts of their own, less interactive and…

Educating the whole child

Emerging out of the sea of exercise books dumped on the work desk at school –‘correcting’ the grammatical, structural or conceptual errors that inadvertently creep into students’ notebooks and sometimes even rewriting parts of an answer…

Media Literacy- the need of the hour!

Media Literacy is a 21st century approach to education. • It provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate and create messages in a variety of forms - from print to video to the Internet. • Media literacy builds an understanding of the…

The Learning Landscape

Teaching profession today is a highly challenging one chiefly because of the changing paradigms of teaching-learning process brought about by advancements in technology that has been constantly redefining how every generation prefers to…

POTTER MANIA: Making Sense of a Phenomenon

Two decades after it was first published, the Harry Potter series continues to cast its spell on children and adults alike. It wasn’t until recently that I willed myself into picking up the book having witnessed first-hand the sway the…

Teaching Paradigms for the New Millennium

Teaching in the present day scenario is no mean feat! It is both a challenge and an opportunity. It is challenging to engage a generation hooked to technology in meaningful conversation about what matters in the ‘real’ world - the immediate…

Arts At Work In Education

Imagine a world devoid of creativity, imagination and artistic expression! It alludes to a world without the arts. A cursory glance at the definitions of arts thrown up by google search provides n number of answers. The most basic and…