Tips to overcome the distractions in the 21st century

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…

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The Power of Connections to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences

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…

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STEM: 4 precious gifts to give your children

Self-help is a complex problem to tackle. Whether it is books or seminars on building one’s personality, there is a generous dose of inspiration. The challenge is to convert the inspiration to action. A further challenge is to do this consistently and persistently over a long period of time. This…

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6 lessons to learn from children

“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…

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English grammar – The key to a successful career

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…

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Lunch-time conversation – Learning from everyday experiences

A week ago, an interesting conversation happened with my team during lunch time at office. A routine lunch-time conversation: We gather at the lunch table as usual; it was only the Three Musketeers that day – Varsha, Vasundara and I. Varsha’s lunch box had roti and ‘parval-aloo’ (Hindi). Varsha is…

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