Each period of history is defined by the tools invented in it and the way in which they were used. The still recent transition into a new century is a good time to define how learning, and the learner...
Founder, Kangaroo Kids Education Limited
Founder of Kangaroo Kids Education Limited and an education rights activist
Never before has the need for 'life mastery' been as prevalent as it is today. Walk into any bookstore and you will find any number of 'self-mastery' and 'self-help' type of books, along with books ab...
30/06/2017 9:13 AM IST
The father's role as a nurturer helps boys as well as girls.
19/06/2017 9:03 AM IST
The happiness quotient When I ask parents what they want for their children, I hear many things that range from a 'good' career to abstract notions of success but I rarely ever hear the word 'happines...
11/06/2017 11:11 AM IST
The Oxford English Dictionary defines autism as "a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterised by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in...
15/05/2017 9:06 AM IST
Regressive policies will put an end to innovation.
17/04/2017 4:14 PM IST
What is the purpose of education? Why do we send our children to school? What do we expect out of this 15-year process? These are the questions that matter the most when we think about educational sys...
31/03/2017 12:57 PM IST
Break the mould.
09/03/2017 11:52 AM IST
Isn't this a case of much ado about nothing? To me, it is. Point out a time to me in the history of humanity when women weren't working. Incidentally, this takes me to a very interesting case where my...
06/03/2017 11:31 AM IST
Here's what to look for.
28/02/2017 5:36 PM IST
Reading books is a life skill.
21/02/2017 12:24 PM IST
"Music makes me forget my real situation. It transports me into a state which is not my own. Under the influence of music I really seem to feel what I do not understand, to have powers which I cannot...
20/02/2017 12:04 PM IST
Being an educationist I am often asked what the right age to send a child to playschool is. Parents also ask how they can pick the best school for their child. Here are the answers! The question of ag...
10/02/2017 5:30 PM IST
Book excerpt from 'Drama Teens'.
29/12/2016 4:29 PM IST
Meet two different types of parents: permissive and negligent.
19/12/2016 11:15 AM IST
They are nothing like authoritarian parents.
14/12/2016 11:16 AM IST
It’s not good news for the authoritarian parent.
12/12/2016 10:56 AM IST
4 great teaching and learning techniques.
06/12/2016 1:58 PM IST
Let me start with the most common question parents have: "Is parenting an inborn talent?" My mother believes that the parents of today tend to overthink the process of parenting. "Why in the world doe...
05/12/2016 3:19 PM IST
Every moment can be an opportunity for a child to learn if parents and educators put their minds to it. The environment, direct or indirect, can be used as a powerful learning tool, whether it's a tri...
04/11/2016 3:39 PM IST