Have you ever wondered why we do the things we do in life? Introspection: As a kid and even as an adult, this question always disturbed me. Why am I curious to know things? Why do I need logical closure to the questions in my mind? Why do I long…
There are two tea shops in the friendly neighbourhood around our office. Shop 1 has been our only option for coffee/tea for the last few years. We discovered shop 2 over the last couple of weeks. The taste of tea in both shops is comparable. However, the shape of the…View More Chai pe charcha – Mathematics for amusement
“Without Mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is Mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” – Shakuntala Devi Do you like Maths and think it’s fun? Do you want to hear from your kids – “It’s Maths time!”? Mathematics is the universal language and is incredibly powerful. From…View More Making Maths fun for your kids
Conceptual Understanding: The significance of conceptual understanding in the modern education system in India cannot be stressed enough. This is especially important owing to stiff competition emerging at every stage of the academic ladder. The beauty of learning at NumberNagar® is that learning concepts right the first time is not…View More The Pressing Need for Child-Centric Learning
Educators, now, focus on the pedagogical changes and practices of blended learning while teachers facilitate the personalisation of student learning.View More Blended Learning: A Perspective on “Learning how to Learn”
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?
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
Learning is always evolving in the age of the Internet. It is now instant, online, self-driven and on the go. The Current Context A decade later, it would not matter how or where you acquired knowledge. However, proficiency in leveraging the relevant skills will matter. Though learning like this sounds…View More Education Franchises in India – In the search for a “Formula”
School students are perpetually battered with the burden of ‘syllabus completion’ right from the ‘ripe’ age of 6-7 years. This ‘syllabus-gospel’ that schools and teachers stick to is hugely driven by the content in textbooks. There is no dearth of the number and variety of textbooks available in the market…View More Conceptual clarity – why it is important in primary education?
How often have you come across this question? Does studying in premier schools/college make one think high of herself? Or is this a pointless generalization which has nothing to do with learning? Madhav Chavan, the co-founder, and CEO of the NGO, Pratham Foundation highlights, “we are focused on IITs, and primary schools,…View More The Rhetorical Question: “What school did you go to?”
I came across this video for the first time about two years ago. Since then, I have found it multiple times in the contexts of life lessons, children’s educational videos, leadership training and most recently on a reality show in a Marathi TV channel. The summary of the video is…View More Life lessons from the kitchen