The Goal of True Education

The Goal of True Education

For the past 18 years that I have been in the education space, these words by Martin Luther King Jr. have been a source of inspiration and direction for me: “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus...
Math, friendly curriculum subject?

Math, friendly curriculum subject?

Kara Newhouse’s August article in the e-magazine, Mindshift brings to focus an important aspect of what’s not working in our classrooms – Numeracy defined as ‘Math’ that almost borders on being “apolitical and cold.” She speaks of ‘humanising’ Math so that our...
Story-telling as a powerful tool for education

Story-telling as a powerful tool for education

Story-telling as a powerful tool for education “It’s not magic that takes us to another world- it’s story-telling.” -Val McDermid True isn’t it? Children love stories. But unfortunately, many parents from the current generation, instead of exploring this magical world...
Are you constantly cleaning up after your child?

Are you constantly cleaning up after your child?

Do you find yourself repeatedly saying the same thing to your child, every single day? About keeping the uniform in place, clearing the toys after play, not eating on the bed… you know, the usual stuff that we moms go crazy over? Well, I have two boys, and their room...
Fears of a parent whose child is in Primary Years!!!

Fears of a parent whose child is in Primary Years!!!

Standard 1, ICSE… the grade and board of my 6-year-old. My little one was stepping into the Primary! During the pre-primary years, I was ecstatic when my son clearly enjoyed school from Day 1. My initial thought was, “This is going to be a breeze. He enjoys school. It...
Play is serious work!!!

Play is serious work!!!

Albert Einstein once pointed out, ‘Play is the highest form of research!’ and probably proved it right with all his theories and inventions. But often in Kindergarten we forget this established fact. While most teachers and schools indulge their Pre-K students in free...