“ಸೋರುತಿಹುದು ಮನೆಯ ಮಾಳಿಗಿ, ಅಜ್ಞಾನದಿಂದ… ಸೋರುತಿಹುದು ಮನೆಯ ಮಾಳಿಗಿ!” ಸಂತ ಶಿಶುನಾಳ ಶರೀಫ This is a Kannada folk song written by Santa Shishunala Sharifa in the mid 19th century when India experienced an epidemic of Bubonic plague. In the song, he advises people to be sensible about the disease. He shares insights on…View More Throwing Scientific Temper out of the window
Every end is a new beginning. Personal background: In the beginning of the new century, humankind was also contemplating the end of the world. Firstly, the Y2K bug threatened the end of the IT world. Then, there was a widespread belief that “the world would end on 22 Dec 2012”.…View More Celebrating NumberNagar® – The story
Introduction: This is the season of exam preparations in terms of syllabus completion, planning for the pre–boards and then boards. Here are some tips to work with during this season. The most important aspect of exam preparation is confidence. This comes from preparedness which comes from clarity of concepts and…View More The next 90 days – 3 areas of focus for better exam preparation
As the exam season is fast approaching, there is one question on the minds of parents of X and XII grade students. Is my child prepared enough for the boards? On the other hand, there are students who have spent a lot of time on non-academic routines. They are now…View More 7 tips to prepare well for board exams
Traffic, Traffic everywhere: A very common source of irritation to Bangaloreans is the omnipresent traffic jams. Being one of the contributors to these traffic woes, I started to think of a solution. What are the ways to solve the problem of long hours of waiting and mindless quarrels on the…View More Traf-fix – an emotional fix to the traffic problem
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!
Introduction In today’s connected world, the awareness of online safety is very important to keep ourselves safe online. This is even more important for minors with their gullible minds and ever-trusting attitude. As part of the research team at AIM Foundation, about 7 to 8 months ago,Parimita and I started…View More An Awakening Call towards the state of Digital Literacy and Online Safety of our Children
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
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