UKG was given a problem to solve. A small little step near the entry was creating a lot of trouble because most people did not see it and would trip over very often. UKG was asked to think of a solution that would make the step visible. And what a
Every Kid Needs A Champion I think that the most effective teachers are those who believe in each student. We can talk about multiple intelligences and differentiated instruction forever, the most sound techniques won’t reach a student who feels that the teacher does not believe in his/her ability. We teachers
A pressing question though it is, most of us do not ask it. Especially schools do not. We are so ingrained in our existing notion of schooling that as soon as a child is born, the parents get worried about which school should they choose. Important however schooling is, it
Well, the title may seem like I am asking Sal to scratch something but it is actually about the amazing new programs available online that help kids learn. Hopefully, it will also help us as parents, educators and adults to try new methods of learning. Let talk of Code first.
I love TED. It is probably the best way to kill time and learn invaluable things. The videos are so diverse and so interesting, I have to literally look at the watch and stop playing the next one. The latest obsession I have over TED is Sugata Mitra. He is
We are in our start-up phase at the moment. There are parents who trust our words and vision and enrol with us now and then there are those who wait to see how things roll out. Very common of all start-ups. But one such tricky case is the 7th Grade.
You go to conferences. And then you go to InspireED. The experiences at both are totally different. InspirED is more of a carnival than a conference. Think of it, there is a dhol and dancing participants and eclectic mix of people and lots and lots of bright children eager to
We have a parent seeking admission at GGIS from Kalol. It is about 20 kilometers from our school in the opposite direction of Ahmedabad. We were not sure we would able to provide transport to Kalol. Hence we refused the admission. But they are persistent parents. They insist that they
I have two kids and I know Ahmedabad is not a very exciting place for kids. But there are places we can visit with kids. Places most adults would either not know of or would not be interested in. But I was out of options for my daughter. And taking
Choosing a Board of Education is one of the most difficult choices one makes. To help all of you out here we have the summary of All About Boards – a talk where Sridhar Rajagopalan shared very interesting viewpoints about it. He has worked extensively with all Boards and it was