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The Tricycle

The Tricycle

A Journalist Reveals began sharing moral-giving stories from the first one, we posted a few days back. Continuing with the good work, we are sharing The Tricycle, today. The Tricycle: A differently-abled boy was moving on his tricycle on the road. The traffic policeman standing on a signal told the ...

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Frog in a Well

Frog in a Well

Frog in a well is the story of a frog that lived almost all its life inside a well. We learnt this story during the Moral Science class. But, most people have forgotten the message. A Journalist Reveals has decided to share such message-giving moral stories from today. Frog in ...

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Validity of Assessments

Validity of Assessments

By Nitya Sundaram There have always been arguments for and against tests and exams; a debate that goes on and on with no end in sight. So, ultimately, what is the validity of assessments? A few examples and considerations will throw some light. Validity of Assessments: Let us say, a ...

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The Life of a Teacher

Brinda Roy Chowdhury Ray

By Brinda Roy Chowdhury All along I have shared my singing videos and the nuances of the ragas that I perform in them. However, today I am going to write something very different. I have to thank Gayatri Rao from A Journalist Reveals to encourage me to write something about ...

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Popular Teachers vs Professional Teachers

Popular Teachers vs Professional Teachers

By Nithya Sundaram One of the biggest issues our education system is facing is the tussle between a popular teacher vs a professional teacher. There is continuous pressure on teachers to be popular with children since that seems to decide how proficient a teacher is. Very often the hapless teacher ...

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Role of Parents in Shaping Children

Role of Parents in Shaping Children

By Nithya Sundaram Two types of parents seem to be everywhere in every place I have worked. There are, of course, some very sensible parents and their children grow up into responsible and dignified people. Among the others, there are two types. The first is the `helicopter parent’, who hovers ...

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Pressures of Homework

Homework and its Relevance

By Nithya Sundaram The recent directive from High Court in Chennai that classes one and 2 should not get any homework has triggered a debate on the value of homework for young children. There are fundamentally two perspectives to it; the learners and parents. The school perspective should ideally be ...

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