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It is heartening to see the focus on foundational literacy and numeracy in the Draft NEP 2019. As the document says “Our highest priority must be to achieve universal foundational literacy and numeracy in primary school and beyond by 2025. The rest of the Pol...

December 21, 2018

Our thoughts on why every child must experience an Experiential Learning Program such as the one we are offering at Auroville...

August 22, 2018

The GenWise 365 session on Aug 19, 2018 conducted by Ramjee Swaminathan and K Muralidhar was part of our ‘Technology, Design and Making’ track. The philosophy of this track is that children learn best when they are actively solving practical problems. When they are wor...

Practical perspectives around effectiveness of using Simulation Tools to introduce Systems Thinking to high performing middle-schoolers.

Over the years, I have had the privilege of visiting several schools and meeting several school leaders and teachers. I have come across very positive environments, where wonderful things are happening, and have wondered about the ingredients that have created these jo...

March 14, 2018

Making is a way of bringing engineering to young learners. Such concrete experiences provide a meaningful context for understanding abstract science and math concepts. For older students, making combines disciplines in ways that enhance the learning process for divers...

March 14, 2018

“The life skills students learnt - how to learn, how to ideate, take decisions, pick an idea, work in a team, handle a dead end, rejection by team members, finding new team members, how to make a presentation which attracts eyeballs…. the list goes on. You simply can’t...

January 1, 2018

An evolving curriculum that seeks to develop the Versatilists of, and for, tomorrow!

September 26, 2017

Importance of context to Critical Thinking; Interdiscplinary or Transdisciplinary Imagination to attack Wicked Problems; Top-Down Curricular Reform given pace at which knowledge is being created and silos in which knowledge exists today

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