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?
Learning is not an activity; it is a process. We can connect the dots only looking backward, not forward. When children are allowed the opportunity to exercise their imagination and creativity, their learning truly has no limits. At NumberNagar®, we strive to create these opportunities for children. We share below…View More The Anatomy of a Summer Assignment
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
Academic stress is a huge part of children’s school-going experience. This includes the pressure to perform well in school, pressure to fit in, peer-pressure, and parental expectations. Typically, school grades are the measurement criterion of academic performance. Therefore, getting good grades in school looms large as an ultimate objective for…View More 3 reasons why students get poor grades in school
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
In the child’s world… Those of you who follow Calvin and Hobbes comic strips will agree that our six-year-old Calvin is quite the brat and an extraordinary drama queen (or king) when it comes to expressing opinions about education, art, universe, love and about life itself. For those who are…View More Doodle your way into Maths
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