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…
Mathematics has this uncanny ability to polarise its audience — you either love the subject or you hate it. Notwithstanding the gender biases towards Maths, I have seen several of my colleagues going berserk around the time there was a Maths test, and it reached some feverish levels during those…View More What learning Maths taught me
Learning doesn’t end when class does. Every student is unique. Enabling educators to understand the learning pattern of each and every student, EdTech will miraculously improve how we teach our future generations without leaving anyone behind. Get used to the new buzz word ‘disruption’, because the word has lost its…View More Is your teaching about to be disrupted?
In the era of ubiquitous technology intervention in every single field, what is the role of a teacher? How does a teacher keep herself relevant with the times?View More A letter to teachers-to-be
This is the pilot of a series of EdTech articles with the focus on AR and AI. This article covers AR and AI from a birds-eye view. We will dive deeper into the specific application areas in the upcoming articles. Welcome to 21st century learning! Gone are the days when…View More The Quest for AR and AI Creativity: Bringing Digital Transformation to Education
A quiet lounge at the Delhi airport, Terminal 2. I was strolling around waiting for GoAir to open their counters for check in. I was in a contemplative state. When the counters opened, I checked in and proceeded to the security check points. Here I had to remove my irrationality…View More The 22nd bead
Watch the video before reading further. SPOILERS AHEAD! The video features a clearance sale a week before exams, where students are selling their hobby artifacts for free because their parents feel that scoring marks is more important than pursuing their hobbies. Kind of a more permanent version of ‘no TV…View More The indelible mark of marks
Today during dance practice, I made a mistake. While keeping the beat for a song, I had switched from chaturashra Eka taaLa to aadi taaLa inadvertently. At the end of the song, I was surprised to find that I had not completed the taaLa at the correct position. Later I…View More Mathematical musings in art
The body is what the body is fed. By the same token, the mind is what the mind is fed. Mind food, of course, doesn’t come in packages and we can’t buy it at the store. Mind food is our environment – all the countless things which influence our conscious…View More Secrets to Prosperity
Two weeks ago, my 9th-grade student and I were discussing the synthesis of alcohol by the process of fermentation. After going through the synthesis reactions in detail, our discussion moved to other instances of fermentation in our everyday experience. She immediately recognised Idli and Dosa batter formation and we wound…View More Why don’t we get high on Idli and Dosa?
Parenting requires tremendous commitment on our parts and our children are certainly worth it. Even with an understanding of the five messages of positive parenting, being a good parent is not easy. It doesn’t work when we treat children as if they are innocent and good one day and then…View More Happy Parenting