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A Prescription for Teacher Burnout

During my first semester as a NYC teacher I found myself in the staff lounge across from a veteran teacher whose face was obscured by the newspaper he was reading. I ventured a question to see if he might he be able to provide any insight…

Education in the Global Context

In recent years, the global context of education has brought a new focus to education policy and practice. This ‘global-character’ of contemporary education has become evident in educational policy and discourse, as well as in the practice…

Success, Stress and Yoga

Take up one idea, make that one idea your life, think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves every part of your body be full of that idea and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.…

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…

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

The work of a farmer depends almost entirely on the weather. But this is a very uncertain factor, and he has, accordingly, to make the most of his opportunities. Hay making requires bright sunshine, and as hay is ruined by exposure to rain…

Mother’s Love

None can fathom the love, Of a mother and child. Neither can it be measured, Nor can it be described. Yet a futile effort I employ, To say her love is supreme. Showing light to the sun, Calling it supreme supreme. Can you measure the sky,…

A Glimpse of Holistic Education

Whatever good or bad that you see today in the society is directly linked to the kind of education we give to our children. ‘India is still one of the most illiterate countries of the world. We have around 300 million illiterates. And of…