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Celebrating linguistic diversity: learner languages as a resource for growth

Celebrating linguistic diversity: learner languages as a resource for growth

September 2019

Many classrooms across the globe have learners coming from different language backgrounds. Amy Lightfoot discusses multilingual approaches that teachers can use within the classroom setup.

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Improving learning for all

Improving learning for all

September 2019

Improving learning has become a global goal thanks to the United Nations and its Sustainable Development Goal 4. Individual challenges may vary according to country context but the aim is universal: to provide the best education possible within each local system. Geoff Masters explains.

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Engaging students in rural classrooms

Engaging students in rural classrooms

September 2019

Incorporating project-based learning in rural classrooms can be challenging. TR Gowthama elucidates a practical lesson plan that was used in a village school of Puducherry to teach the theme ‘Shelter’. 

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No detention

No detention

September 2019

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (2009) was recently amended to reverse the no-detention policy introduced earlier. Ashtamurthy Killimangalam discusses if detention is effective.

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Creating an engaging and thought-provoking classroom

Creating an engaging and thought-provoking classroom

September 2019

Teachers continually try to create a classroom environment where students engage, participate, and learn by posing questions. Anveshna Srivastava, Koumudi Patil, and Sneha Chakravarty explain activities that build curiosity among students and encourage them to ask questions.

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