Rashood K K, Rohit Mehta and Punya Mishra, in i wonder… magazine, use insights from science education research on the teaching of energy to illustrate how teachers can facilitate students’ ability to connect ideas and disciplines.
India’s colonial history and its post-independence attempts to reduce caste-based inequalities find prominence in the book. Amit Basole, faculty member, Azim Premji University, in The Hindu, writes that Piketty’s suggestions strike at the heart of capitalism.
Two years of NEP 2020: How teachers, researchers and learners can engage with the idea of an ‘Indian’ education
Malini Bhattacharjee, Faculty, Azim Premji University, highlights in Deccan Herald, highlights why educational and research institutions must take cognisance of this opportunity to develop a robust framework for an Indian education system.
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU’s) index measures liveability in silos. It needs to be understood in the context of the social, economic, and political processes of development, writes Anusha Bhat, an alumna of MA Development, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald.
Multilingual education: Lessons from Vasantshala on encouraging students to speak their mother tongue in the classroom
Sonal Baxi and Sandhya Gajjar, in Learning Curve magazine, explain the importance of a more engaged teacher community and greater emphasis on mother tongue and first language-based education, especially in underprivileged and tribal environments.
Activity-based science learning: How teachers can offer students an experience of the scientific process
Rohini Karandikar and Subhojit Sen, in i wonder… magazine, delve into an activity-based approach around Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillin to explain how connecting experimental ideas with stories of discovery can offer students an introduction to the nature of science.
Abhilasha Awasthi, in Learning Curve magazine, writes about her research study at Azim Premji School, Dineshpur, on how students became more aware of inequality and discrimination in their surroundings.
How the teaching-learning process through the Nali-Kali methodology enables quality learning for all children
In Learning Curve magazine, Umashanker Periodi writes about the Nali-Kali (joyful learning) methodology and the importance of this multi-grade, multi-level, activity-based teaching-learning process in reaching every child with quality education as its core element.
Azim Premji University will hold the exhibition of the open-access digital repository, along with a few hundred print copies of archived books, titled Schoolbooks and related documents: A journey through two centuries, jointly with Vidya Bhawan Society.
Paul Reimer, Rohit Mehta and Punya Mishra, in i wonder… magazine, use research in science education to illustrate how teachers can create immersive, full-body thinking and knowing experiences for their students.
Gomathy Ramamoorthy, in Learning Curve magazine, writes how the rules of division are a process but understanding the concept needs reasoning and focused inferential work.
Harini Nagendra, Faculty, Azim Premji University, in Deccan Herald, delves into the agitation of the pourakarmikas, or the waste pickers, for the right to work with waste, but with dignity.
Teacher Education: How curricular interventions can bridge the distance between teachers and students
Shubhra Chatterji, in Learning Curve magazine, shares an initiative that reinforces that all children can and will learn if the learning is made relevant to their lives, presented with empathy and understanding and has the teacher’s involvement in the entire process.
S Giridhar, in the Hindu Business Line, explains how a thorough recruitment process can ensure that an institution achieves a vibrant, creative, and collegial atmosphere and how over time, ownership and belonging become a part of the organisational DNA.
Kaustubh Rau, in i wonder… magazine, explains based on his own classroom experiences, how the lines between art and biology are fluid, and learning and practices from one field can inform and enhance understanding in the other.
There should be no pressure on schools to complete the grade-specific syllabus; the focus should instead be on tracking the progression of students as per the learning loss, write Shilpi Banerjee and Aanchal Chomal, in Deccan Herald.
Shantha K in Learning Curve magazine says teachers should be more sensitive and provide ample support during class time, encourage more classwork and remove the concept of homework.
In Mint, Anurag Behar explains how distancing from the field, flattens the details, the nuances and the complex inter-relationships. What could be done to eliminate these distortions caused by distancing and avoid losing perspective?
S G Dani and Medha Limaye, in At Right Angles (AtRiA) magazine, explain the commonalities of the geometry of sulvasutras with Euclidean geometry and how exposure to the different perspectives could enhance students’ interest and their ability to grasp geometry.
Role of the teacher in translating radical shifts in the vision of citizenship introduced in textbooks
Rupamanjari Hegde, in Learning Curve magazine, highlights how curricular changes become meaningful only when they are able to effectively transform the classroom teaching process, which can happen with the active intervention of the teacher.
Vignesh Narayanan H, in i wonder… magazine, explores the human body, ‘an eternal battleground’, its invaders and the fight against them, through a first-hand account by a soldier (cell) in the human immune system.
Anurag Behar, CEO, Azim Premji Foundation, in Mint, writes that the unprecedented education crisis requires both competence and courage of our state-level leadership, and the sensitivity to recognise that their actions affect the future of millions of children.