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Gurumantra for Teaching Excellence: Mr. Dhilip, GHSS Sathyamangalam

The Tech Savvy teacher Mr.Dhilip Raju works in a Government School in the foothills of Western Ghats. He not only focuses on teaching his students but also in improving the skills of teachers. Guru Mantra is pleased to learn about this inspiring educator’s classroom, as well as his ideas and opinions. We…

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How to harvest Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity in your classrooms?

Content Curator : Rajeshwari April 14th is significant as it celebrates the birth anniversary of Dr. Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar as Ambedkar Jayanti. He was born in 1891. He has greatly contributed to the society as a Philosopher, an Activist, a Historian, and a Juror.  His contributions towards spreading…

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Arrietty

Genre : Animation, Adventure, Family Directors : Hiromasa Yonebayashi Writers: Mary Norton (novel), Hayao Miyazaki (screenplay), Starring (Voice):  Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett Age  : 5+ A boy named Sho tells the audience he still remembers the week in summer he spent at his mother’s childhood home with his maternal…

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CJ7

Genre : Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi Directors : Stephen Chow Starring :  Stephen Chow, Yuqi Zhang, Jiao Xu  Age  : 7+ Chow Ti is a poor construction worker. He lives in a partially demolished house with his nine-year-old son, Dicky. Chow is eager to save money so he can continue sending his…

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Children of Heaven

Genre : Family, Drama Directors : Majid Majidi Starring : Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi Age  : 7+ Ali takes his little sister Zahra’s shoes to the shoemaker to be repaired, but loses them on the way home. The siblings decide to keep the predicament a secret from their…

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The Great Debaters

Genre : Biography, Drama Directors : Denzel Washington Starring : Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise Age  : 13+ A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went…

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Kung Fu Panda!

Genre : Animation, Adventure , Action Directors : Mark Osborne, John Stevenson Starring(Voice) : Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie Age  : 6+ The story is set in the Valley of Peace, a fictional land in ancient China inhabited by anthropomorphic animals. Po, a giant panda, is a kung fu…

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Dead Poet’s Society

Genre : Drama Director : Peter Weir Starring : Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke Age  : 14+  Dead Poets Society is set at the Welton Academy, an elite preparatory school for boys. The four pillars of the school’s philosophy are: tradition, honour, discipline and excellence.The Welton Academy is…

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The Ron Clark Story

Genre : Biography/Drama Director : Randa Haines Starring : Matthew Perry,Judith Buchan, Griffin Cork Age  : 8+   The Ron Clark Story tells the real-life saga of a North Carolina grade school teacher with an amazing record of success with students; his unique teaching style brings out the best in even…

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Doughnuts vs. Terrorism: By Caleb Hickman at TEDxQuestSchool

How old is he? Old enough to give a Tedx talk! Check out more talks by kid speakers and about this inspiring initiative at Ted. About this video: With so much focus on the idea of terrorism in America today, Caleb Hickman’s talk tries to persuade us that there is a much…

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