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?

The Rajasthan Council of Elementary Education and Azim Premji Foundation initiated a program to ‘identify good educational practices' in Rajasthan. For her determination and initiative, Laksmi Sevadiyan was chosen in the ‘School Management and Leadership’ category.

They say that each number has its own special property, unique and peculiar to it. It is not always easy to find such a property; sometimes, by luck, or by hard work, one stumbles upon it.

Children have the power to change their communities, or as the founder of Design For Change terms it - the spirit of 'I CAN'. Read more about this in the article by Gauri Mirashi and Parul Patel...

In October 2009, eight 10 year-old children from a small village named Lordi Dejgara near Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, stopped sixteen child marriages. 

In 2010, a few 11 year-old students from Lancester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A partnered with the local government to design bicycling paths in their city to tackle obesity. 

Written by Rukmini Banerji and illustrated by Nina Sabnani, this story is meant for children who are ready to read on their own.

It also demonstrates the importance of taking into consideration students' needs, as individuals, while reflecting on how a teacher's behaviour can affect that of the students.

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