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
Introduction We at NumberNagar® has been working hard to create the blueprint of Personalised Learning. We think that personalised learning can be done by a blend of student-teacher interaction and some assistance of technology. We strongly feel that technology should act only as an enabler to reach our goals of…View More How Personalised Learning can make your kids curious?
“We cannot know the consequences of suppressing a child’s spontaneity when he is just beginning to be active. We may even suffocate life itself. That humanity which is revealed in all its intellectual splendor during the sweet and tender age of childhood should be respected with a kind of religious…View More 6 lessons to learn from children
Learning is experience, everything else is information. — Albert Einstein Remember those bulky school textbooks in primary or even higher secondary classes? Remember learning fractions in Maths or compounds in Chemistry? For many for us, it was merely a mechanical retrieval of fragmented knowledge rather than understanding it well enough. …View More What’s new in CBSE and why Experiential Learning is even more relevant?
Have you ever wondered why we do the things we do in life? Introspection: As a kid and even as an adult, this question always disturbed me. Why am I curious to know things? Why do I need logical closure to the questions in my mind? Why do I long…View More Multiple Intelligence – In retrospect