Class 11-12

This video demonstrates a simple experiment to show the rectilinear propagation of light using simple materials. You can easily do this your classroom or at your home and discuss the nature of light with your students. 

It was sometime in the year 2002, Anand had come across a notification by NCERT in THE HINDU about the “All India Competition for Teachers and Teacher Educators - lnnovative Practices and Experiments in School Education and Teacher Education”. Those were the days when IT was still a distant dream for him hailing from a lower middle class family.

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Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

 

It is typical for a teacher to say, “Abhishek looks so confident, and he will make a good leader while Nazneen is so caring and she will be able to handle children well”. What is wrong with these observations? Well, nothing is inherently wrong but it leaves an impression on the children that can be extremely damaging. Do we ever say that a boy is so caring that he will be good with children? Gender stereotypes are perpetuated in every social institution and schools are no exceptions.

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Typically when we think of counting on two hands, we count up to 10, but fingers can contain much more information than that! This video shows how to think about counting in binary.

Here is an elegant visual proof of the Pythagorean Theorem (check the links 1, 2, 3 ) developed by the 12th century Indian mathematician

I would like to present two scenarios that will hopefully lead the reader to the answer this question.

The traditional board game of Snakes and Ladders can be played on a periodic table of chemical elements to reinforce the concepts discussed.

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