Social Studies

What has an illustrated historical timeline got to do with Einstein's relativistic spacetime? Well, the very charms and constraints of teaching history go through the sharp edge of spacetime. Surprised?

Ten events spanning the history of the universe organized by powers of ten.

It is said that your shadow never leaves you! But, it does twice a year for regions between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

On these two days, the Sun will be exactly overhead at noon and will not cast a shadow of an object on the ground.

The Zero Shadow Day will be different for different places on Earth.

If innocence had an animation video writ on every frame, Bhimsain's 1974 classic Ek Anek Ekta wins hands down as far as two generations of Indians are concerned.

Teaching Divided Histories is an innovative 3-year project developed by Nerve-Centre [Derry-LondonDerry] and funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the Peace III programme.

This ebook Non-Bengali written by Joyeeta Dey and illustrated by Priyanka Kumar discusses the problems of stereotyping. Teachers who are interested in this topic can read this book and think about some interesting activities to deliberate upon stereotypes in our society... Some of the interesting points made on stereotyping in this book are given below:

Hi people! Am Anamika, a newbie here

By tta2018 | Mar 23, 2018

Hi, I am Anamika Khanna, a blogger and instructional writer by profession, I had to curate content on related topics for education and learning and developing. Basically, as a part of my job I had been understanding the gaps, perspectives of adapting to the changing education pattern, particularly because too much is happening within the education sector, particularly because of a shift in doing the courses online! Accordingly, technological know-how has a great possibility to flourish, here I would like to know ideas of the same and share some interesting ideas if I can come up with.

Humans are visual creatures and we can easily learn things when we see it. This is why it is important for you as a teacher to innovate your teaching methods using the advantage of technology. In fact, you’ll see a lot of changes in the field of education in current times. Not to mention the use of smart boards, online learning and paperless schools.

My students have passed the second grade and are in third grade this year. I have been working with them since they were in the final term of grade one. Government schools of Delhi follow NCERT textbooks in classes 1 and 2 for Mathematics, English and Hindi. In class 3, two more text books are added as a part of curriculum which are ‘Aas- Paas’ for EVS and ‘Meri Dilli’ for social studies.

There is a notion amongst the student community that there is absolutely no need to know about people who do not exist anymore. There is also an assumption that to study History, very long answers are to be memorized in order to get good marks. Most of the students are not able to remember the what they study in history because they find them difficult to remember and recall. A large proportion of the students do not find the topics interesting and therefore end up in lack of understanding.

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