A recent book by Peter Wohlleben’s which has quickly become a bestseller in Germany reveals a lot about the social life of trees but he confesses before the Hay festival audience that it has annoyed scientists over the world.
'Into The Wild' is a film that released in 2007 and was directed by Sean Penn. It is the story of a man who leaves behind the comforts of the urban life and takes up an existence in the wild. Here is an engaging review of the film.
At a time when Donald Trump’s supporters are attacking the foundations of democracy, our farmers are arousing hope, and teaching us the art of nonviolent resistance to remind the rulers of the discontents of potential authoritarianism.
On this fateful day last year, JNU witnessed an organized attack on students and teachers inside the campus premises. Even after a year, the question remains : can the spirit of the university be restored?
As we celebrate Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary—and that too at a time when the Hindu Right seeks to appropriate him, it is important to have a more nuanced reading of the monk’s thoughts and visions.
Vandana Shiva's penetrating observations and sharp reflections make us rethink the project of modernity - its instrumental rationality, its hyper-masculine doctrine of development and manipulation of nature, and its dualism that separates the knower from the known, science from ethics, and is centralizing/monopolizing tendency.
There is an urgent need to rethink teaching-learning especially at a time when it ends up alienating students and depriving them of the happiness and pleasure that must ideally accompany the educational pursuit.
India’s migrant workers are integral to its economy, but indivisible in its policies and schemes. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the loopholes that cripple the system and deprive its workers.
Teachers from a remote school in Haropura, Mysuru have taken the initiative to transform the school building into a train like structure attracting students like a magnet and thus resolving the problem of dropouts.
Mathematics can be seen in a new light and made into a subject that can make the child culturally-aesthetically sensitive, a creative teacher shares her pedagogic interventions.
Dr. Agnes D’Costa
Literature and storytelling are part of teaching methodologies that touch the core being of the learner making the process of education fulfilling and learning eternal. They play an important role in the inculcation of the love of learning; instil values of mutual love and cooperation and above all leave an impact that is cherishable throughout life. The piece explores the tremendous potential of the method.
The evolution of pedagogy and the constant process of reinventing oneself to meet the challenges of a holistic education are central concerns of every pedagogue. It is in this context that the performing arts play such an important role, let us explore how.