The 12th Plan process could have been an opportunity to change course, especially given its explicit commitment to sustainability, inclusiveness and equity. Indeed there are some glimpses of a different approach, e.g.
Differentiation is an umbrella concept that incorporates many effective traditional methods and strategies as well as merging many aspects of critical thinking, brain research, interdisciplinary instruction, and constructivism. Its roots are in gifted and special education but it has been developed as a means of accommodating the range of readiness levels, learning styles and interests of heterogeneous schools and classrooms.
Is India home to largest illiterate population ?still…. Literacy and educational attainment have long been acknowledged as important indicators of a country's development. India having the maximum number of illiterate adults in the world-a staggering 287 million, a number that is nearly four times the population of France.As per Population Census of India 2011, the Literacy rate of India has shown as improvement of almost 9 percent. It has gone up to 74.04% in 2011 from 65.38% in 2001, thus showing an increase of 9 percent in the last 10 years.
The rising population raises issues of serious concern, especially for the marginalised sections living in poorer countries. While the richer nations have their own set of problems linked to industrialisation and supersaturated markets, emerging economies such as India, Brazil and South Africa have been unable or unwilling to spread the wealth generated over the past two decades or so equitably.
Food is an important aspect of festivals. But how much do we know about the traditional dishes associated with each festival? Here is a crossword puzzle with some popular delicacies from across the globe.
Geography doesn’t always have to be a study of the earth’s physical features or of countries around the globe. This activity shows how our immediate surroundings too can offer immense potential for teaching lessons in social geography.