Issue 7 - July 2003
- Written by Kabir Jaithirtha
In this article I would like to explore the possible ways in which the potentialinherent in geography as a subject can be unfolded, for the teacher and the student.
- Written by Radhika Herzberger
(In this article—based on an introductory talk for a workshop on the teaching of the Humanities held at Rishi Valley School— Radhika Herzberger attempts to elucidate the philosophical positions of Krishnamurti that have a direct bearing on how we construe our past, how we might engage with current issues in history teaching, and how we might respond to the challenge of living a life amidst the currents of social as well as inner divisiveness.
- Written by Jayashree Nambiar
This article describes an attempt to place the student at the centre of the process of learning history.Read more ...
- Written by V. Geetha
This article tries to point out some of the difficulties faced by a teacher teaching the history of the Indian National Movement to a class of senior students within the constraints of a certain received version of it assumed and propagated by the syllabus and by standard textbooks.
- Written by Sejal Wasani
I must begin by setting the scene. I moved to Chennai, India just under eighteen months ago from the United Kingdom, where I have spent most of my life.
- Written by Aarti Kawlra
As parents of children at the school, three of us (Aarti Kawlra, Deepa Kamath and Kalpana Shah Korwar) have been associated with different projects and activities at The School, KFI—in the preparation of a class newspaper, in teaching a session on the role of cotton and weaving in the Industrial Revolution, in the designing of the wash area outside the dining hall.
- Written by Shiv Gaur
I got involved in Origami a couple of years back when I came across a marvelous model of a hyperbolic parabola.
- Written by P. Ramesh
There was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look’d upon and received with wonder or pity or love or dread, that object he became, And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part of the day ...Or for many years or stretching cycles of years.