Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise

A saying describes this best "If you expect the world to be fair because you are fair , you are fooling yourself. Thats like expecting a lion not to eat you because you didnt eat him". Current times and increasing challenges on ones emotional strength, change our roles to just make them to do and … Continue reading Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise

Entertainment takes toll on Learning

A generation in which the men were mostly learned and earner in the family with women to handle burden of household chores.There was a wide spread craze of cricket in all forms ones that would go for days and ones that would start and end with day. It kept the audience so occupied, hours and … Continue reading Entertainment takes toll on Learning

Parental Woes – Short story 3.The Flashback Episodes

The child now in final years close to finishing school. Its time for new session and the same drill a circular from school to purchase new lot of books , uniforms , shoes and bag. The child waits for the captain to arrive, he is the one who clears and passes budget every year.The father … Continue reading Parental Woes – Short story 3.The Flashback Episodes

Difference between Knowledgeable and able to transfer Knowledge

There have been times when we sit through a long lecture , the speaker a well known or established person in the field of topic, not a single point gets through even after it ended. This reminds of a famous dialogue from 3 idiots where Rancho gives a demo lecture to the principal and when … Continue reading Difference between Knowledgeable and able to transfer Knowledge

Proactive learning to Attend school

There was a time children attended school to learn. Nowadays it's the other way around now children learn before attending school. There is a reason for being so proactive. If not previously prepared on topics it makes it impossible for child to keep up with the speed and challenges that come up in regular classes … Continue reading Proactive learning to Attend school

Knowledge Transfer and Question time

Knowledge Transfer and Question time

Expecting a child to answer questions or bombarding the children just after completion of a teachers class, is like expecting knowledge transfer at the speed of light. This reminds of two scenes from two famous Bollywood movies 1.Bahubali - Where Baahubali teaches his ladylove Devasena how to defend herself from enemy soldiers and shoot 3 arrows within few … Continue reading Knowledge Transfer and Question time

How can AI change Learning?

Learning once a cup of tea for the smart and early learners, will be made easy for everyone with AI. It will help to maintain , record and analyze activity and growth of every child individually, just by maintaining an account in the name of the child. AI can help which otherwise in traditional teaching … Continue reading How can AI change Learning?

Text Book reading is not a Complete Teaching in itself

Text Book reading is not a Complete Teaching in itself

Textbook not a great tool for younger student most of which are struggling to develop reading and again the contents and description are difficult to interpret and connect to. Yes visuals do have added advantage .In many schools or institution teachers are told not to carry textbooks as part of their regular lecture though they … Continue reading Text Book reading is not a Complete Teaching in itself

Parental Woes – Short story 2.The Relocation

Parental Woes – Short story 2.The Relocation

The father a mid level in IT was still finding a direction to make a good career in the path he chose. He saw it coming or may be one of his wrong decisions to leave his previous organization for a better learning Really! His current location no longer needed his service or better option … Continue reading Parental Woes – Short story 2.The Relocation

Why do preschools charge so high?

Well the question is to be answered and for you to decide. There are preschools run under big brands , sometimes as chains , sometimes as franchise and some very acclaimed stand alone .Promising to give your child all round growth and development to prepare them for upcoming struggles of primary school. Well this can … Continue reading Why do preschools charge so high?

Sudden upsurge in Educational Content Online due to COVID-19

We have always relied on online kids content available for toddlers and babies or preschoolers. But there is a sudden wave of a kind of educational content online recently following lockdown and its effect . These content follow a similar trend very common in Indian education system sticking to the education syllabus class and subject … Continue reading Sudden upsurge in Educational Content Online due to COVID-19

Anger Management essential in teaching and parenting

Anger Management essential in teaching and parenting

I firmly believe actions in anger is the reaction of incapability of a person to explain or get across to the kid. When the child doesn't understand as you have already explained or doesn't give the correct answer or doesn't follow the instruction given. Again if reframed action of anger is a weakness when not … Continue reading Anger Management essential in teaching and parenting

Parental Woes – Short story 1.Hometown vacation

1.Hometown vacation Its summer time and vacations are here. Months before destination and date booked for this time of the year as always .But this time the child hopes to do something different of his time. He knows he doesn't have much say about how he is to spend his vacation. But he is growing … Continue reading Parental Woes – Short story 1.Hometown vacation

Is teaching at fault ,if children don t get it?

Is teaching at fault ,if they don t get it?

Yes,the answer to the question is what will get you to the point .Its not difficulty in the child its the time of childhood, if not taken care will pass on to teens to rest of the life. When they dont get it perhaps there are areas that needs to be reconsidered in your teaching. … Continue reading Is teaching at fault ,if children don t get it?