Introduction Over the last year at NumberNagar®, we have had parents enquiring whether Home-Schooling is a better option for their child. This question has become common with the new generation of parents wishing to give their children better learning opportunities. Since 3 out of 10 parents have started asking about…View More Home Schooling – To do or not to do!
My childhood experience: Over the last week, there has been some heated discussion within my circle of friends and family. This has been around the habit of bursting crackers for Deepavali. As a kid, my fascination with crackers was at its peak. My brothers and I would eagerly wait for…View More Crackers for Deepavali: To burst or not to burst?
“It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I have a dream: Every one of you might have a dream. I have one too and I thought of sharing that with you all today. This dream started the day I…View More My dream school
My introduction to cooking The act of cooking is a soothing experience that has gripped me since my childhood. I remember the first dish I cooked was benDekaayi palya (sauteed ladies’ finger, bhinDi masaala). I was 9 years old then. It was also the occasion when I got my first…View More Let us cook to learn about life
Childhood memories When I was a school student, I would wonder at the number of books in the library. Why do people write so many things? Why write so many texts on a single topic? These questions bothered me. Also, the number of books in the fiction section were higher…View More Rediscovering the importance of writing
Creative thinking is believed to be a random process, reality is – it requires a routine. Need for structure: As students gear up for their exams, they often realize that they are running out of time. This essentially means that they have too much to study in too little time.…View More 6 parenting tips to develop a healthy routine for your child
In my experience as a student and a teacher, I have learned that free advice is easy to come by. Especially when students are in critical junctures of their academic journey, everyone around has something to say. It is difficult for students to separate the good advice from the bad…View More 3 myths about study habits
Disclaimer: These are my views on how distractions can have a lasting effect on the minds of kids. Any resemblance to practices followed in anyone’s household is purely coincidental. If it helped even one reader gain a perspective, then the effort was worth it. – Author The World full of…View More Tips to overcome the distractions in the 21st century
Imagine my surprise when a 9th grader explains a 12th grade topic in class! The setting: The setting was my session at NumberNagar® with three students – one each from grades 9, 10, and 12. All three of them come for class at overlapping times and for the same subjects…View More The Power of Connections to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences
Self-help is a complex problem to tackle. Whether it is books or seminars on building one’s personality, there is a generous dose of inspiration. The challenge is to convert the inspiration to action. A further challenge is to do this consistently and persistently over a long period of time. This…View More STEM: 4 precious gifts to give your children