Category: Facilitation

  • Workshops for Teachers

    You are here because you run a school as Director or Principal or HM or you are a school coordinator. You know the importance of continuous learning for your team of teachers and you want to value add to the team’s development – since it directly impacts children of your school. Ratnesh, co-founder, Aarohi Life…

  • Reflective Insightful Quizzes

    Reflective & Insightful Quizzes for Parents, Teen-Parents and Teenagers.We have three of these using google forms – each with 8-10 questions – no response is right or wrong – since the idea of each question is to help you delve into deeper self reflection.

  • Stop Teaching to Activate Learning

    Let’s stop being Teachers to Start learning for Children. Our job is not to teach or preach but to reach.

  • Unsettle the minds – Thinking

    My idea of Education is to Unsettle the minds of young and inflame their intellect. Robert Maynard Hutchins After finishing my institutional education when I started my own organization I started looking for people to work with me. Over the period I realized people pursued knowledge too much. May be our education / societal structure…

  • Teach your child how to Lie

    Do children Lie or they justify at that moment? If there is nobody to Lie to or no reason to Lie to – Where will be the need to Lie?

  • Teach your child how NOT to lie

    Which type of Adult you are – Supportive Truth Coach or Finding Lie Referee? It is not about “how not to tell Lie” but about “how to tell Truth”. How Do you provide T-R-U-T-H facilitation?

  • Bad Company

    Universe gives us an opportunity to understand life by exposing us to the company of “The good, The bad and The Ugly”. Let’s take the bulls of Bad and Ugly by horns.

  • Myth of Teaching Grammar

    Understanding learning through Grammar usage. Using Grammar to explore a potentially bigger, and deeper myth about learning. We use grammar as a crutch to dig into this yet unnamed myth.

  • Lock-down could mean Freedom

    Lockdown could be a freedom if we invite children to the party called Life. Celebrate and Co-create the life . After Covid-19 can we declare “Co-live 20”

  • Uncage Child’s Potential

    Can we change the potential of a child? Or we can facilitate the children to find their own peaks. Can we see a limitless child who can manifest his / her potential?

  • Responding

    Do we communicate our feelings associated with a need or do we communicate a need? How important it is to communicate right need / want. All forms of communication are ok as long as we are sure of which one we are using and the awareness that one has multiple options to choose from. Lets…

  • Reflective Questions

    Reflection brings clarity. One of the way to reflect is to question. Let’s create our own question bank to reflect on various aspects. Ask question to oneself and to children. Have a conversation around such reflective questions with family and friends.

  • Why Math, Why not Music?

    Subject – Math / No Music? Is it our choice of subjects or the child’s interest? For some Math can be Music and for some others Music can be Math. Lets respect the choice as well the subject and create limitless living for children.

  • Facilitation by Reflecting

    Reflection is all about exploring ourselves , our perspectives and attributes, our actions and interactions. It enriches us with many insights which helps us to improve in all our endeavors.

  • Facilitation by Questioning

    The quest of learning results in questioning. Shall we stop questioning after seeking the answer or instead of seeking the answer ask more than obvious questions.

  • Facilitation by Creating

    To live is to create. Facilitation itself is an act of creation. Let’s explore creating some aspects of facilitation which can open kaleidoscope of possibilities for whom we facilitate and for ourselves.

  • Facilitation by observing

    Observation is one of the most powerful tool to learn and to facilitate. As an observer are you a CCTV camera or a cameraman who instructs you what and how to do.

  • Questioning 10th / 12th and college

    Board certificate and college degree or gaining skills out of one’s own interest? All are good as long as we walk any of these paths from the standpoint of freedom and awareness not by following a mandated path.

  • My(self) valentine

    Can I feel the love in air for myself. Can I accept (my)Self with its conflicting ends. What being kind to myself does to me?

  • Best way to teach

    Is there any one best way to live life? If no then can there be one best way to teach. Children are dynamic and they need dynamic facilitation. Breadth of facilitation will provide depth to understand a child.

  • It’s all your fault!

    I am responsible for myself and my growth. I own my actions. I take the responsibility of outcomes. Decide – Make tough choices and expand or live in cocoon of stale blame games.

  • Winning the Kingdom of Fears

    Don’t fear the fear. Some fears vanish with time and for some we may need to find our own unique ways to deal with it. To deal with fears of child let’s first connect with child than to connect with fears. Explore what kind of support we can provide to children so that they can…

  • I refuse to live out of conditioning

    “I am conditioned” is like living in coffin. Living out of choices is like a river , always flowing. Enhance living out of choices by opening new windows and refusing to use existing ones.

  • See no evil, hear no evil and say no evil

    Parents believe see-hear-say no evil” is best but child does see-hear-say evil. May be better option would be “think no evil”. Help child to decide what is good and evil and develop his own inside shield.

  • Fear – Hug it, Kiss it!

    Emotions are neither good nor bad. They are not limiting rather they signal our inner state. How about embracing fear with an understanding.

  • Soiled by Adjectives

    A verb implies action thus adds to the experience of a doer. An adjective implies perception. it may or may not be right. Create a limitless living of experience or create a prison of adjectives – Decide.

  • Kids follow parents?

    Parents are not the only influencers in child’s life. They are a part of child’s surroundings. Shall we pay attention to “Will child follow me” or shall we facilitate an environment of exploration.

  • How do I Get My Child to Comply?

    Is it sometimes difficult getting your child to do what you want him or her to do? Do you often get exasperated over compliance? Did you wish you had some magic wand to get your child to follow you? Here is a piece of insight.

  • Fundamental of Disciplining – Respect

    Hierarchies create a social divide. Families are no different. Treat children at par. See them as fellow human being and interact with them with same respect as you would to any other adult and experience the magic.

  • Thumb Sucking or Resourcefulness

    Some of the habits (in the form of physical actions) serves the purpose of anchoring. These actions help us to calm down in troubled waters. Children are no different. Thumb sucking is one such habit.