Recently Tamilnadu’s government teachers went on a strike and captured the attention of everyone in the state. There were emotions flying from everyone. Around 5 out their 9 demands revolved around money: pay, pension and arrears. An argument which could be heard around was: Private school teachers do much more work for much less pay,…… Continue reading Do Government Teachers Deserve Better Pay Than Private Teachers in Tamilnadu?
There are two kids in my class who have better reading, writing comprehension skills that half the class, which should make them “above-average” in conventional sense. Both have a problem – attitude. Their parents tell me they were the toppers of the yesteryear. I had given C-D grades to them during the 1st term exam…… Continue reading Pampering kids
Impact of Cinema – One can write reams on it. I will stop with the incident in the classroom in which I teach. The Incident First to the as-is version of the happenings of the day, without any personal bias, adjectives, adverbs or any modifier that challenge reporting fact. The occasion is Children’s day. The…… Continue reading Impact of Cinema
A highly opinionated piece on the Student Hunger Strike Movement for Tamil Eelam. Why the movement doesn’t gain or will never gain importance due to the amateurish execution.