activity based learning

Are you looking for a book that offers a fun, new perspective to science? In this review, join a mother and son as they share their experiences of one such book, called The Agenda of the Apprentice Scientist.
 
‘Mathematics Mela’ was an alien and unimaginable word to me before this was held in our school. Generally schools arrange science exhibition or science mela where children display things that take place in day to day life and are also connected with principles of science. These exhibits, or events, are presented from the point of view of science and children participate in it with a lot of enthusiasm.
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
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.
 

"The syntax reminds us that 'I am taught' by a teacher; but 'I learn' from a book (or an assignment ...)" - L.C. Taylor

Children aren’t empty vessels. They come to class with amusing, surprising and deep-rooted ideas, inconsistent with contemporary science. It is imperative for a teacher to recognise this and initiate a process of change as such ideas could hamper learning.

“How can I make my classes interesting?”

“Are there activities for making students more enthusiastic?”

These are questions often asked by teachers in myriad schools. Fortunately, there does exist a number of activities and games that could make classroom teaching stimulating and motivate students to learn better so why not take a look?

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Earthian is a sustainability education program for schools and colleges run by Wipro. For the purposes of this article, we will consider only the school programme going forward.

To understand what it takes in terms of curriculum and other enablers, to provide quality education to the children of migrant labour Azim Premji Foundation decided to start schools for these children.

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A wet object dries up. But where does the water go? This experiment will demonstrate the phenomenon of evaporation.

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