Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reclaiming Learning : thoughts on Teachers Day 2015

Reclaiming Learning: thoughts on Teachers Day India has been celebrating Teacher’s Day on 5th September, since 1962, and over half a century, it has has become a kind of ritual, ‘ a dead habit’ ( Tagore) and we have forgotten … Continue reading

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Why this is the best time to be an educator?

Why this is the best time to be an educator? This year Teachers Day 2015, took place on Krishna Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, the greatest teacher of all times. On this occasion, we organised an event which showcased … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Club

The Rainbow Club: A Chain of Youth Innovation Development Centres ………as a model for 21st Century extra-curriculur activities. ————————— The emphasis of our education system has been mainly on ‘academic’ subjects taught in the classroom and the learning is assessed … Continue reading

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Some useful resources for educators

Some resources teachers should read or view: 1. What’s worth learning in School? http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/15/01/whats-worth-learning-school 2. The Sabre Tooth Curriculum: http://www.nassauboces.org/cms/lib5/ny18000988/centricity/domain/57/thesabertoothcurriculumshort.pdf 3. Sir John Gurdon Nobel Prize winner was too stupid for Science at School : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/9594351/Sir-John-Gurdon-Nobel-Prize-winner-was-too-stupid-for-science-at-school.html 4. Every curriculum tells … Continue reading

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