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Myth called Child

What is the difference between an adult and a child other than age and age related body differences. Mentally and emotionally we all are as same or different as we want to be. See the magic when we treat children as fellow being.

Play by Rupesh

Play in itself is the biggest source of learning and to develop thinking. Let’s not curtail play in the name of academics nor shall we interrupt the play by imposing our ideas about play .

My ‘SELF’ Intelligence

In school or in home all a child wants is to be treated as an individual by accepting his beliefs and ways of learning. He needs space to grow with his own pace and in his own style.

Word Magic

What is the basic role of language? If your answer is – To communicate / to Express, then i am sorry to inform that you did not score well in this test. Read on to know why.

The myth called learning

Do we want children to learn? Is it our need or their need? Do we want children to learn or do we want to teach? Does learning happens only when someone teaches? Here is learning myth buster.

Move it to learn it

The advancement of technology with modern times plays an important role in our lives directly and indirectly – it tries to reduce the friction from our lives. It mean lures towards a life where we don’t use our body to its full potential . Let’s create some fun by movements.

Teaching children Interdependence

Independence or interdependence? Can we ever make child independent when we all exist because of interdependence. Instead let’s all celebrate interdependence and enjoy the abundance it brings.

Its not what you look at – but what you see

Looking and seeing are not same. Seeking is almost like soaking eyes into what we want to see. Explore various aspects of visual intelligence and enjoy what you create.

white sheep on farm

Parents, We have no role, no responsibility, we are jobless

What is the Job of us parents?
It is all about enjoying them creating his or her life?

Who wants Brinjal Curry every day?

Suppose your mother cooks good Bringal curry. Now the only problem is that she makes it every day. Yes, every day the same Brinjal curry. Ahhhhhh! Who wants Bringal curry EVERY DAY. Now tell me who is more intelligent: C V Raman, M F Husain, A R Rehman, Sachin Tendulkar, or Mahatma Gandhi. “Its not […]

Story of X and Y – Math Logic in classroom

Isn’t it hilarious to cage the concepts in the boundaries of subjects. Read on the story of 2 children of Math-Logic intelligence to understand these boundaries are blurred in real learning.

A bird, A Tree and A Squirrel

There is something so salubrious, so profound, so relaxing, so egalitarian, so genuine and simple about sitting under a tree and studying that I wonder why all classes are not under the umbra of Life.Is it then – just plain sad – that we teach children about birds, rivers, machines, forest, people, all sitting inside […]

Learning dhik chik dha

Music is not just for party and outings. Music is rhythm of life. Music is around us in various forms. Read on to know how music can be integral part of our environment and what impact it has.

We the people

We the people live mostly with cooperation. Society builds up upon interdependence not on competitiveness. Expose children to such cooperative activities by creating a classroom like that. Invite children to run this nation of classroom.

Writing Wish

Written words leave more impact than verbal. Writing wishes of children brings certain assurance to them. Explore if you would like play with this mighty tool.

Alternatives to Rewards and Punishments

Few days back I visited an office and started complaining to the girl at the front desk about the bills that I had not received, about which I had reminded her number of times. At that moment, her boss came, and I redirected my complaining to him. He immediately assured me that the bills will […]

Multiplex for Teachers and Parents

Movies present lives in different forms and brings up many nuances of dealing with situations. Here are some recommendations from Aarohi Multiplex.

Sex Education Resources

It is rewarding for parents and children to have a transparent channel of communication regarding sex education. Here are some resources we found useful.

Alternatives to Punishment – Part 1

It is not possible to have an effective learning without making mistakes. Child does same. They learn and develop the understanding of the world through mistakes. Shall mistakes be punished or be handled in such a way that provides and opportunity to learn better?

Respect – Fundamentals of Disciplining

It was time for children to leave for home. A mother, who had come to pick up her daughter, came to me with her daughter and asked, “What makes you work with children, what makes you ‘tick’ with them”. I was about to say my standard answer, “Because I love them”. However suddenly the child […]

Alternatives to Punishment – Part 2

Power struggle happens when there unequal distribution of power between two parties. Empowering children means giving them enough power to reduce the situation of conflict. Let’s explore how do we do that.