“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler We covered in our previous article on…View More Extelligence for the Students of Today and Digital Citizens of Tomorrow
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
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
Introduction In this part 1 of the language series, we are looking at various aspects of learning to make our speaking and comprehension more refined. Let’s discuss about how English Grammar can play an indispensable role in every part of our life. Language as a communication channel We all are…View More English grammar – The key to a successful career
We have seen an increase in demand for private tutoring in the last one or two decades. Whereas earlier, students gained all their knowledge from school and there was no need for separate tuition classes. But, thanks to the mounting competition from very childhood days and the need for double…View More Perspectives on taking tuition at home
Introduction How /ˈɒf(ə)n/ do you know the English Pronunciation of a word? Do you know about the notation I used in the last sentence? The notation I used is the Phonetics notation for the word “often”. Now try pronouncing it and check the following: Do you pronounce it with stress…View More Phonetics – The tool for better English Pronunciation
Telling the whole story When I was a child, my dad used to often tell this joke. He tells it occasionally even today and I still laugh at it. A school boy brings a prize back home. He proudly proclaims to his parents, “I won second prize in running race…View More Context! Context! Context!
Generating Curiosity: “Forget what you learned in high school, this new carbon molecule has 6 bonds” – proclaimed the title of an article that popped up on my Facebook news feed. This certainly piqued my interest, although I was skeptical about their claim of forgetting what we learned in high…View More Leaving Reason Behind for the Sake of Sensationalism