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Parenting Capsule: Motivating our Teens
What can we as parents do to shake our children out of a general air of ennui, whether it is to do with school work, or their health? How can we help them look at the bigger picture, look ahead and build habits that will help them work effectively? (2 sessions of 2 hours each)
Connecting the Dots: Concepts in Biology
Develop a strong conceptual foundation in Biology. Start connecting the dots between different ideas & start thinking from first principles. Relevant for students from all Boards.
Connecting the Dots: Concepts in Physics
Develop a strong conceptual foundation in Physics. Start connecting the dots between different ideas & start thinking from first principles. Relevant for students from all Boards.
What qualities in a teenager make for a successful adult? What qualities help them convert downturns into successes? What qualities help them be goal focused and driven? And what daily practices help them build these qualities in their young minds?
Get better at Cryptic Crosswords!
Here's one more course from the GenWise stables that has been shown to exercise a wide range of cognitive faculties. Learn the basics of unraveling cryptic crosswords, and end with creating your own that other participants try and solve!
Understanding Viruses - Appreciation Session
Isn't it fascinating that a microscopic being has been able to press the pause button on human society? What are viruses? How do they exist? Are they living or non-living? How does modern medicine counteract the effect of virsues?
Defense against the Dark Arts! An intro to Critical Thinking...
The information age is quickly turning into a 'mis'information age as we are increasingly being manipulated and lied to. Learn the skills to spot these, and 'defend' yourself against the 'dark art' of social media manipulation!
Kathaastu! Creating Stories...
This is a chance for young minds (10-12 years) to have the space to stretch their creative muscles and enhance their perception and expression by engaging with stories in multiple ways.
PLAYTIME! Original, Offline Games for the Family
Take some downtime, drop your 'parent' role and spend a slice of relaxed fun time with your children. In the process, help them develop valuable skills of adaptability, innovativeness and creativity, while encouraging original thought and expression. (for one or both parents of 6-13-yr-olds)
Women Nobel Laureates - Should we be Surprised? (Appreciation Session)
Why is it that even in the 21st century, we see headlines such as 'woman scientist', 'woman banker', women leaders? A single session - this GenWise Appreciation Session is an opportunity to better understand and appreciate the role of gender - if any - in people's accomplishments.