Education We Want
Sep 06 2018

Our New Reflux -- Comparison

It was a Sunday after noon, the family was together - kind of together. ‘Well-educated’ couples from different countries were discussing the best methods of studying and assessment over card game.


Lazily lying on the couch with my pet I continued fiddling with my TV remote, Read More...

Education We Want
Aug 30 2018

Cognitive Health Through Education

The child was squeezing the blue sand. He seemed to enjoy a lot – sometimes making a castle with the mold, sometimes just random shapeless blocks of blues. The five-year-old had been busy exploring possibilities in the specks of the kinetic sand in his school’s playroom.


The package box said it was from a well-know Read More...

Education We Want
Aug 13 2018

A Life That Changed With ABC...!

Holding on tightly to my 4-year-old daughter, I waited in the queue. I was nervous, very nervous. One after another the patients were going into the doctor’s cabin. I was going closer to the cabin too. My last visit – it all came back to me.


“I can’t

Education We Want
Jul 19 2018

My Magic Box of Learning

"Each One Teach at least One” is the magical spell making India literate.


Wiping of the sweat beads from my forehead I was eagerly waiting for my bus to start again. I was travelling to Barabanki– a small town in Read More...

Education We Want
Jul 09 2018

Pay Attention....!

felt something on my shoulders and shook it off with a jerk. It was a dead leaf that had just entered from the window of my biology class. Incidentally, my teacher was teaching the features of leaves.


It was peepal leaf, almost yellow with inconspicuous patches of gre Read More...

Education We Want
Jul 09 2018

Colour your Child’s Evaluation Bright

Our tickets to prestigious universities are often cold-coloured, dotted with vague judge mental numbers and the dreaded stamp of Pass or fail — I am talking of results.


Child Psychologists say that for ye

Education We Want
Jul 09 2018

Roll Call and Registers

She was panting hard! Even though seated at the last bench her breathing volume was loud enough to grab the teacher's attention. Finishing with the day's attendance the teacher began with the lessons.


For the next forty minutes while other children were taking dictations from the teacher, Shipra was trying to breathe normal, drink water and wipin Read More...

Education We Want
Jul 09 2018

Expect all good from your Child

Today, when I look back I feel: Only if, had my teacher said that I could, I would have," says Sammy.


Sammy (name changed) was an average student of a missionary school. When she was promoted to class 6, she got a science teacher who was very strict. She was known for s Read More...

Education We Want
Jul 05 2018

Little Lessons of Life Go a Long Way

Walking down the green lanes of Coimbatore, I reached Yellow Train School. It is a school cozily placed amidst the farms. I was there to witness the fruit-cutting lesson of the kindergarten children. All around the school building were trees loaded with fruits and vegetables. These were the school's own gardens. Every seed of all the plants of the garden were sown by Read More...