Issue 11 - July 2007
- Written by David W. Orr
For those calling themselves environmental educators, it is sobering to note that the only people who have lived sustainably in the Amazon rain forests, the desert Southwest, or anywhere else on earth could not read or write (which is not to say that they were uneducated).
- Written by Ashna Sen
Have you ever taken a walk down a long winding road along the banks of a river, amidst strewn pebbles, clusters of wild grass, acorns and scattered chestnuts?
- Written by Patrick Foster
Listening to my daughter’s tenth grade history teacher at Parents’ Night the other evening, I found out that California high school world history covers only modern history:the European Enlightenment, the French Revolution, world colonialism, World War I, World War II, the Cold War and so on up to the present day.
- Written by Pulak Dutta
One of our friends who comes from a nearby village reported that the first thing a new headmaster does to make his presence felt in a village, is to paint the school building and then expel a student! He told us the story when our own school building was being painted at the time of the joining of a new principal.
- Written by Suseela Kumaravel
Over my years of working with little children in different settings, I have developed a few activities that I feel go well with this stage of growth.
- Written by Viju Jaithirtha With Roopa Devadasan and Kabir Jaithirtha
The Amaltash programme started as a pilot project to study the problems and possibilities of individualised and group learning in a mixed age group in the middle school.
- Written by K. Ramesh
I remember a conversation I had with a young bird watcher in Sahayadri School.