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NewsLetter December 2020

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Lifelong Learning

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December 2020

December 22 is celebrated in our country as the National Mathematics Day. The day marks the birth anniversary of the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. As a self-taught mathematician, Ramanujan made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis…

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Lifelong Learning

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November 2020

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom…”

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Lifelong Learning

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October 2020

Thinking of education, I often get reminded of Gandhi’s talisman that we saw on the first page of our textbooks. Gandhi also gave us a talisman for thinking about education in his ideas and practice of Nai Taleem.

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Lifelong Learning

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September 2020

It is the 58th year of the celebration of Teacher’s Day and happens to be our 2nd anniversary of celebrating teachers and honouring their contributions in shaping societies. As we commemorate the birth of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan on this day…

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Lifelong Learning

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August 2020

Teaching is all about learning and learning is all about our learners and yet there is so little that we, as teachers, educators and curriculum makers, known about our learners.
One way to know about learners and understand learning for their perspective..

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Lifelong Learning

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July 2020

All actions have consequences. And what we need is to be reflexive in our actions – whether conscious or subconscious. So, when we were forced to move all educational activities online, did we think of the consequences? Is the cyber-world a garden of Eden, safe and idyllic!!

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Lifelong Learning

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June 2020

‘Climate change is us. The sixth extinction is us. We are
at the heart of all of these issues.’
JULIANHOFFMAN ON THE STATE OF THE WORLD
A tragedy at times carries such pleasant surprises in her womb.

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Lifelong Learning

A Geneo Class Edu-resource Newsletter

May 2020

In the times of COVID and even in the post-COVID era, the societies world over would be adjusting to the ‘new
normal’. This new normal is transforming a lot of areas in our lives and education is one such fundamental area
that has a lasting and transformative impact on societies.

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Lifelong Learning

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April 2020

What we are doing right now is (for panic + “Panic-gogy”pedagogy). Sean Michael Morris of the School of Education and Human Development at University of Colorado, Denver and the Director of Digital Pedagogy Lab, has come up with this tongue-in-cheek term. “It’s not really realis

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Lifelong Learning

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March 2020

“School Systems are not responsible for meeting every need of their students. But when the need directly affects learning, the school must meet the challenge”
– Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development, 1989

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Lifelong Learning

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February 2020

When we hear the word ‘science’ what do we think of? The word “science” probably brings to mind many different pictures: a fat textbook; white lab coats and microscopes; an astronomer peering through a telescope; a naturalist in the rainforest; Einstein’s equations scribbled on a

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Lifelong Learning

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January 2020

“Educate our people, so that they may be able to solve their own problems. Until that is done, all these ideal reforms will remain ideals only.”
As we will celebrate ‘National Youth Day’ on the 12th January, marking the Birthday of Swami Vivekanand,

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Lifelong Learning

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December 2019

What exactly is science, what does it aspire to do, and why should we, the people, care? It seems like a simple question, but it’s an infinitely complex one. We, in our previous issue, had talked about what science is.

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Lifelong Learning

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November 2019

What if a child asks – what is the scientific method? How do we engage with this question? We need to know the nature of the student in primary and elementary classes to explain this better. It has implications for our instructional approach and teaching methods?

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Lifelong Learning

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October 2019

गांधीजी ने अपने दक्षिण अफ़्रीका के आश्रम में हिंदुस्तानी बच्चों के लिए एक स्कूल खोला और वे ही यहाँ के मुख्य शिक्षक बने। सभी बच्चे एक ही कक्षा में पढ़ते थे। उनकी पढ़ाई भी एक समान थी। यहाँ बच्चों का इम्तिहान भी होता था। लेकिन यहाँ इम्तिहान में एक-सा जवाब देने वाले दो छात्रों को अलग नंबर मिलते।

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Lifelong Learning

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September 2019

A seemingly simple operation as the above has taken the world by a storm. In a workshop, recently a group of teachers firstly looked at the above with an utter disdain. No brainer, they said. When prodded to give their answers, a teacher said – 1.

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Lifelong Learning

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August 2019

When new, I can’t be seen at all. But I grow with each night fall. And as I loom over the wall, Hark and hear the lone wolf’s call. Bright and dark. Black and white. I am the shepherd of the night.
Fast and slow. Rise and sink. Blind, yet every month, I blink. I am humbled…

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Lifelong Learning

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July 2019

Democracy is not just about periodic election. It is a practice of deepening the public involvement at various steps. Be it invoking the active involvement of common people in the process of formulating a policy or asking them to play a real watchdog in ensuring the effective…

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Lifelong Learning

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June 2019

Wow! All the teachers exclaimed appreciating the above slogan created by a student. It was a creative workshop for students to address the issue of drug and substance abuse. In fact, there was an air of apprehension in the staff room. Will parents take it otherwise?

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Lifelong Learning

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May 2019

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls
Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving..

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Lifelong Learning

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April 2019

“Did you know, there are a total of 36 (1 mixed, 7 natural and 28 cultural)
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India having special cultural or physical
significance?” One of our colleagues was interacting with the Heritage Club

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Lifelong Learning

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March 2019

Do you know, an egg will stand on its end on the 20th March this year! We heard an excited
student talk to his friend in the school corridor.Why? asked a visibly perplexed child. Because
it is spring equinox on the 20th March, said the first boy.

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Lifelong Learning

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February 2019

Every year we celebrate February 28 as the National Science Day in India to commemorate the
discovery of Raman Effect, which led the Indian scientist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman to win
the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. 

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Lifelong Learning

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January 2019

World’s largest democracy, India celebrates its 70 Republic Day this year. January 26 is commemorated as the day when the Constitution of India came into effect in the year
1950, replacing the Government of India Act (1935). With this India became an…

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Lifelong Learning

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December 2018

We are celebrating the 131st birthday of the legendary Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan this year. The mathematical genius, Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22nd December 1887. It is in recognition to his contribution to…

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Lifelong Learning

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November 2018

As a community of practioners who work for furthering the importance of education in India, we take immense pride in our participation of the day that celebrates the future of our country -Children’s Day.

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Lifelong Learning

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October 2018

We are celebrating 150 year of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday this year. Gandhi’s philosophy has been inspiring and impacting social structures and their functioning not just in India but all over the world. His philosophy of education, known as..

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Lifelong Learning

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September 2018

Buddha smiles again: A teacher’s dream come true! This is an amazing story of an inspired teacher that we all need to celebrate on this Teacher’s day. Saber Hosseini, an Afghan
teacher is replacing the terror with
beautiful stories..