The topic of calculus is an integral part of the senior secondary mathematics curriculum. The concepts of limits and derivatives, which form the foundation of Calculus, are often hard to teach. In this article, we suggest a dynamic way of teaching the concept of the derivative through practical examples which may be easily explored through GeoGebra applets available through the Internet.

School Transformation is a long journey. It is not a two year sprint, but a marathon worth attempting. You need a hero to lead the efforts and we were lucky to find one in Zakaullah sir at Florida English School.


Robin co-founded and teaches at Kranti, a nonprofit that empowers marginalised girls from Mumbai’s red-light areas to become agents of social change.

Written by Deepika Nayyar, this is a book of stories of change in the desert of Thar in Rajasthan. It documents the stories of eleven change-makers who have been bringing about change in their respective communities. It reveals the outcomes of Balika Shivirs, a revolutionary educational movement in western Rajasthan between 1995-2010.

Subir Shukla talks about making the shift from a system that is more engaged with maintaing the status-quo to one that understands the teacher. To make a change in the system, we need to build the trust of teachers, and communicate to them that they matter.

An interview with Mr. Subir Shukla, Consultant at MHRD and Principal Coordinator - IGNUS-erg.

To the passing eye these would look like regular schools but they have embarked on a journey of change.


Change is permanent and as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said, “We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for change.”

We are preparing students for the future i.e. students of today will face the world of work in 2030. One of the challenges is to help students anticipate change at every level. This worksheet is designed to help students anticipate change so that they are thinking individuals and are ready for the changes they are going to face.

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves" - Carl Jung
Going by the statement made by Jung, it seems that life challenges us in more ways than one, giving us an opportunity to reflect upon ourselves. Let us consider a case on hand to understand this further. A nine year old child walked into the lives of 15 adults last August (2012) at Azim Premji School, Udhamsinghnagar. The profile of the child at the time of admission was –

After attending a training program, head teacher Sonu Ram Kashyap set out to make positive changes...


A tribute, on Teacher's Day, to all those teachers who have been quietly changing the world.

Music: Endless love (instrumental)


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