Reflection As we continue to be in a suspended state of existence with small windows of social activity, I continue my contemplation on the state of education. I found something I had written a few years ago, which I thought is worth pondering. The term “student-centric education” is the most…View More Student-Centric Education – is it just a myth?
“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
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
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!
Learning is not an activity; it is a process. We can connect the dots only looking backward, not forward. When children are allowed the opportunity to exercise their imagination and creativity, their learning truly has no limits. At NumberNagar®, we strive to create these opportunities for children. We share below…View More The Anatomy of a Summer Assignment
“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
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
The Transient Abode How does it sound if during your childhood you had to visit exciting places and make new friends all over again after every few years? If during your childhood, your parents were in one of the central government jobs, before you knew it, it was time to…View More The Curious Case of Homeschooling in India
Schools – the seats of knowledge and the sites of moulding future generations, need to address constantly, this question of what and how of teaching. Regarding the question of ‘what to teach’, there is a growing concern on the quantum of content that students are expected to consume in the…View More The WHAT and HOW of Teaching