Archive for November, 2010

The Math Teacher ‘Duggal’

November 28, 2010

The education system that we have today has several faces and it has recently come into focus due to the big screen especially in Bollywood. There was “Taare Zameen Par” and ‘3 Idiots” by Amir highlighting the plight of students in our current educational system where talent is given less priority and students are rather […]

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Shun the Stick

November 17, 2010

Recently, I came across a wonderful article titled “Shun the Stick” and would like both those who are on the parenting side of a child’s life as well as the educators to read. The writer has gone too deep into the causes and effects of corporal punishment which at times exceed the limits of human […]

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For Love of the Written Word

November 5, 2010

The Sharjah Book Fair is one massive event “for the love of the written word”, just as the slogan expresses. Visit the event and you would be astonished to the amount of ink mankind has spread of tons of paper full of expression and thoughts. Since the dawn of civilization man has always been obsessed […]

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