Water Water everywhere “What! Is it time to drink water again? Why should I drink so much water?” Does this question sound like one your child would ask? It surely does to me. I know of many parents who need to constantly remind children to drink water throughout the day.…View More To drink water or not to drink – that is the question
Core Values and COVID-19
Background I was part of a panel discussion on Education and E-learning yesterday. This was part of the Reboot Karnataka Virtual Conclave organised by Times of India. As part of my preparation for the conclave, I focused on education through a system of core values. This thinking was reinforced by…View More Core Values and COVID-19
Let us build a village
“It takes a village to raise a child.” African proverb Churning thoughts The current situation, when schools are encouraging online learning, has kept me thinking and this article is the result of my pondering over learning in general and alternative learning spaces in particular. With our primary focus on R…View More Let us build a village
NumberNagar® Dialogue Series – On Bringing Fluency in Spoken English in Children
Introduction English is as good as my native language and I’m fluent in it. However, I was not always like this. My “mother-tongue” is Hindi. So, when I started getting into debates, elocution, and speeches during my school days, I had to translate the sentences from Hindi to English, many…View More NumberNagar® Dialogue Series – On Bringing Fluency in Spoken English in Children
NumberNagar Dialogue Series – On Creativity in Children
Introduction Creativity is a frequently discussed topic. We see a lot of creative people around us, musicians, writers, artists, poets, designers, photographers, journalists, and many such people, we generally associate creativity with. What if, the purview of creativity is much wider than these personas? What if creativity plays a major…View More NumberNagar Dialogue Series – On Creativity in Children
Extelligence for the Students of Today and Digital Citizens of Tomorrow
“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
How Personalised Learning can make your kids curious?
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?
What’s new in CBSE and why Experiential Learning is even more relevant?
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?
Technology in Education: Boon or Bane?
Technology – in the form of gadgets and applications – has penetrated every aspect of our lives. Young and old alike use technology for every task, from the mundane to the profound. There’s a gadget for this, there’s an app for that – we commonly hear these words in everyday…View More Technology in Education: Boon or Bane?
Welcome to the era of personalised learning
Personalised Learning’ is manifesting and one of the most discussed educational initiatives today. With the combination of pedagogic insight and technologies like AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning), learning has become personal, multi-faceted, contextual, and dynamic. Many schools are now adopting the personalised learning approach. Educators are trying to bring…View More Welcome to the era of personalised learning