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We need to flood young minds, with positivism!

This article originally appeared on https://medium.com/@SriramSampath/we-need-to-flood-young-minds-with-positivism-bdaafbd6788b#.zd2zgih91 and has been published here with consent from the author. The floods have undoubtedly battered the city of Chennai and other parts of coastal Tamil Nadu. Hundreds of people have been killed, thousands have been rendered homeless and it looks like the damage to infrastructure and…

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Freedom Writers

This ambitious drama is based on the true story of an idealistic teacher who took on the challenge of educating a diverse group of high school students classified as “unteachables” in Los Angeles in 1994 shortly after the beating of Rodney King and the subsequent riots. Woodrow Wilson High School…

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What are the Qualities of a Good Teacher?

Studies show that effective teaching is one of the most important factors to improve student learning. The Alliance’s work during the 2010 year has centered on teacher quality, because we believe that every student in every school deserves a strong teacher.

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Taare Zameen Per

An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school. Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan.

Independence is the birthplace of self esteem

Independence: The Birthplace of Self-Esteem

Although he was a great provider, Lacy’s dad was one of those hands-off fathers who never changed a diaper or warmed a bottle of milk. Naturally, the thought of spending a week alone with a three-year old girl terrified him. “How will I dress her?” he asked his wife nervously….