“A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.” – Srinivasan Sriram, India

“Where there is a will there is a way,” says Srinivasan Sriram. For this award-winning educator from India, a positive outlook to “learn, unlearn and relearn” is the most essential element for success. That, and support from colleagues, students, and … Continue reading Visit the author's original post

Project genetically modified crops

The main aim of my award winning project was to create a skilled set of students who can creatively use subject knowledge to develop projects that can be useful to society in a way that is socially acceptable and implementable.  The project aims to provide a platform for collaborative learning, expose students to real-world situations to get a thorough insight on issues and instill in them traits like good communication skills and leadership qualities to face challenges better. I have always felt that there is huge talent among students which is untapped due to time and economic constraints which can otherwise benefit the entire human community, if they are given the right inputs and direction. … Visit the author's original post

Project genetically modified crops

The main aim of my award winning project was to create a skilled set of students who can creatively use subject knowledge to develop projects that can be useful to society in a way that is socially acceptable and implementable.  The project aims to provide a platform for collaborative learning, expose students to real-world situations to get a thorough insight on issues and instill in them traits like good communication skills and leadership qualities to face challenges better. I have always felt that there is huge talent among students which is untapped due to time and economic constraints which can otherwise benefit the entire human community, if they are given the right inputs and direction. … Visit the author's original post

Project genetically modified crops

The main aim of my award winning project was to create a skilled set of students who can creatively use subject knowledge to develop projects that can be useful to society in a way that is socially acceptable and implementable.  The project aims to provide a platform for collaborative learning, expose students to real-world situations to get a thorough insight on issues and instill in them traits like good communication skills and leadership qualities to face challenges better. I have always felt that there is huge talent among students which is untapped due to time and economic constraints which can otherwise benefit the entire human community, if they are given the right inputs and direction. … Visit the author's original post

My journey with ICT

I was born in Trichy and educated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. My father was an Accounts Supervisor in Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, now leading a retired life and mother a homemaker.

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I was among the first batch of computer science students when computer education was introduced to our Higher Secondary School curriculum in 1983. Those days, a computer was a rarity and working on it was both a privilege and an achievement. This was probably the beginning of journey that went on to impact many young lives.… Visit the author's original post

Community Radio Station

Screen shot 2011-10-07 at 2.17.05 PM                                        TOPSHOTS-INDIA-EDUCATION-POLITICS-MODI Dear Friends & MIE Experts, I have chosen to initiate a project on Community Radio Station (CRS) involving students and teachers from various subjects. The concept will promote peer-peer teaching amongst students and also give them necessary exposure and skill set for a career in mass media and communication, radio jockeying, event management etc in addition to developing leadership skills. The IT Department of Mayo College has been involved every year in giving exposure to students on problems based on social issues.… Visit the author's original post