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This book is particularly a preparation for understanding Science. Science is built from curiosity, experience, analysis and finally the expression of a discovery. The main part of this process is arranging objects, activities and ideas so as to create a new order or pattern. Science is the discovery of new patterns. This book is to help children discover the patterns and arrangements of the world around them by using their hands, senses and minds.

Aditya Natraj

Since they are introduced together, one frequently finds children mixing up the two concepts. Also formulae for arriving at these measures are brought in too quickly - well before the concepts are fully understood. One can avoid this problem by spacing out these two concepts. Area could be explored in the first stage as it occurs frequently in a child's everyday experiences.

Manish Chandi writes about our recognizing features of the Earth...because places do have faces after all.

Anything shared in the form of a story is more captivating. Nimesh Ved shares his experience...

English

Teaching your own students is at times testing enough. Substituting for a class has its own uncomfortable zones. Are there any pointers to make this experience a little more comfortable?

"Art has this wonderful capacity of being all interlinked," says Naina, a teacher at Vidyaranya School, Hyderabad.
In this video, she shares her reflections on teaching English.

Adharshila Learning Centre puts into practice what everyone has been talking about — hands-on and contextual learning, work and skill based education...

English

The first book I remember reading where a teacher was a prominent character was ‘To Sir, With Love’ by E R Braithwaite. The film, as many of us know, was also made into a successful motion picture and warmed the hearts of many teachers who had similarly faced the slings and arrows of outrageous students.

‘Teaching is more difficult than learning because what teaching calls for is this: to let learn’. Martin Heidegger (1889 – 1976)

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