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Monday, June 26, 2017

ALLEN LOUIS : EMPOWERMENT BEGINS AT HOME


EMPOWERMENT BEGINS AT HOME
It is a fact that a woman is the central figure of the family. She does all the work. She does all the washing, cooking, cleaning and so on . She is doomed to do all the work, including those of the menial ones such that she does not have the time to do anything else. She does not have the chance to work outside her home and earn money for herself. She has no opportunity to realise her potential. It is all because of the multitude of work she has in her family. Even women employed outside their homes face difficulty to continue work due to this. This has to be changed. The chores should be shared in a family. It is the first lesson of empowerment. A woman can learn, work and take leadership only if the work done by her in her family is reduced. Only then shall she attain empowerment.

-Prepared by Allen Louis,12 SCIENCE,GHSS KAMBALLUR (26/6/2017)

Thursday, June 15, 2017

HIGHER SECONDARY STUDENTS MUST READ NEWSPAPERS IN ENGLISH EVERY DAY;BUT ARE THEY READING ?

Most of the questions in the public examination demand  the students of higher secondary  to prepare reviews of films,news reports ,editorials,letters to editors based on contemporary social issues.In order to excel in these exams students must make it a habit to read the English dailies.But are they reading ?My experience is that they are not.

 I have made several attempts to help them read  good English by making the newspapers available in the campus since early morning.I have told them that they need not read all the things published in a news paper. They might  start reading the sports columns ,then interesting news reports, advertisements on job vacancies and then the editorial page.I  have been trying to initiate discussions by taking a copy to the classroom and there were batches of students who indulged in serious reading and responded to the news items meaningfully until a few years ago.But recently I find that students can't read and understand most of the news items as they have never got a chance to read English dailies.So I have to read out the news items aloud first and  then explain the ideas in simple English or some times in Malayalam and then initiate discussions.This takes a major part of the class time and hence can not be done  every period.

             Another method I tried last year was to design a quiz every day based on the day's news items.Some students showed interest in the beginning but eventually they  gave up.Students have subscribed to  newspapers  in English during previous years but they have never tried to read seriously.I have found the students   sitting on the newspapers,using them to clean the desks or to collect and sell in bundles on a monthly basis but never to read  meaningfully.

 How can we make them read effectively is one topic which needs immediate responses from the teachers.One thing I have noticed is that the recent change in  time table restricting the school days in the higher secondary section  to 5 days a week and the 10 period structure from 9  am to 4.30 pm every day has negatively affected language learning too.There is no time to take rest and read. There is no provision for morning gatherings, after lunch meetings or afternoon sessions for club activities which was done at least once a week during previous years.All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This seems to be true in the case of every higher secondary student ! During  this week for reading at least we should think seriously about  initiating effective reading among the students .

Read the newspapers online

THE HINDU 

THE NEW  INDIAN EXPRESS 

THE TIMES OF INDIA

 

Monday, June 5, 2017

11 IMPROVEMENT ASSISTANT-ANALYSIS BEGINS

1.LET US ANALYSE THE QUESTIONS FIRST

All the questions from 2015 onwards carry a question to prepare a profile  of a well known person. But the hints are given in different styles.

 Preparing Profiles

Let us go through each one and prepare the profiles.








11 TIPS

Sunday, June 4, 2017

World environment day 2017 slogans

What do the forests bare? Soil, water and pure air. Save the trees!

Lets move towards blue and green to keep the to keep the land and water cool and clean.

Plant a tree, grow a flower let us give mother earth to give them back her power.

Protect The Earth ; Protect The Ocean.

Mother Nature: Love Her or Lose Her.

Save Trees, Save Environment.

If you cut a tree, you kill a life.

Don't make Trees rare, keep them with care.

Take care of the trees, they will take care of you.