Class 9-10

Insights from the SchoolTELLS survey

Geeta Gandhi Kingdon and Rukmini Banerji


Sundar Sarukkai

Ask children in school which subject they dislike the most; chances are that 9 out of 10 will say A Mathematics. In fact, if you probe a little deeper, you will discover that 7 out of 10 children say they are 'terrified' or 'mortally scared' of the subject. Why children, ask any adult and you will find a similar pattern.

Nat Ramachandran 

Theatre can be a powerful means of communicating the excitement and richness of science.
In an influential lecture at the University of Cambridge in 1959, the British chemist and novelist, C.P. Snow drew attention to the ever widening chasm between the sciences and the humanities in post-war Britain. He asserted that “… the intellectual life of the whole of western society is increasingly being split into two polar groups” – literary intellectuals on
The deliverance of knowledge from servitude to will, this forgetting of the individual self and its material interest, this elevation of mind to the will less contemplation of truth, is the function of art.i
- Will Durant: The Story of Philosophy: Washington Square Press: 1961 p. 336
Puppets as educational tool serve as animated symbols of thoughts, feelings and experiences. Research interests are directed towards the puppet´s meaning and significance by the activity´s subjective product in the human activity. By illuminating the puppet’s communicative properties, the aim of my research is to develop knowledge about the puppet`s relational, linguistic and actionrelated potential as a mediating tool in preschool and school education.

With Corona Virus spreading across the world, it has become important for everyone to play their role in stopping it. It's very important to understand infectious disease and Pandemic at this moment, as there's a lot of wrong information flowing around it everywhere. Given below is a list of resources which can be used by teachers in their classroom to understand and also act in halting an epidemic.

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the greatest artist this land has produced, was also a man of deep rational thought and a clear scientific temper. That Albert Einstein, often regarded as the “scientist of the century”, engaged in a discourse with Tagore and unhesitatingly admitted that he came away enlightened says something about the poet’s perspective to art and science.

Kamala Mukunda


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