A class co-ordinator's perspective on GenWise and its uniqueness.

I’ve been told by many, as to how I ‘manage to meet such interesting people’. And to be very honest, it baffles me as well. It feels surreal to look around yourself, and see so much good in the world, and...

June 23, 2020

Note- This post shares vignettes from an online course called ‘Sensing the World around Us’ by Radha. The next edition of the course is linked here.

Radha leads the curricular track- Planetary Web: Nature, Society and the Individual at GenWise. In a series of 3 earlier...

June 17, 2020

This post describes the increasing applications of origami, beyond just an art form. In particular it focuses on the use of this fun and engaging tool to inspire joy and confidence in learning Math in the classroom. The author describes his personal experiences from fa...

June 9, 2020

Note- Here's the link to Badri's course starting soon.

Ancient Indian Mathematicians had developed many aspects of mathematics over a long period, from at least 500 BCE onwards. India’s greatest invention was the place value number system and inclusion of zero in the pl...

June 8, 2020

Note- Sarah shares her experience of teaching an online course on International Relations to a group of students through this post. Links to her upcoming courses in Summer 2020 are shared at the end of the post.

To teach the International Relations course, I was waking...

June 8, 2020

Note- Radha leads the curricular track- Planetary Web: Nature, Society and the Individual at GenWise. In this series of posts, she talks about her work with children- where teacher and students engage with real-life issues and in the process, investigate complex relati...

June 8, 2020

Note- Radha leads the curricular track- Planetary Web: Nature, Society and the Individual at GenWise. In this series of posts, she talks about her work with children- where teacher and students engage with real-life issues and in the process, investigate complex relati...

June 8, 2020

Note- Radha leads the curricular track- Planetary Web: Nature, Society and the Individual at GenWise. In this series of posts, she talks about her work with children- where teacher and students engage with real-life issues and in the process, investigate complex relati...

Recently I had an opportunity to teach basic astrophysics to a group of young students in 8th,  9th, and 10th standards. It was a set of 5 lectures, each lecture lasting for 2 hours.

Before the workshop began, I  had requested the students to send me questions they may...

June 4, 2020

An invitation from Mindy Rice to become a 'disease detective' traveling through history in this 10-hour course

As long as there has been life on Earth there has been disease. And as long as human beings have lived on Earth, we have been searching for ways to prevent ill...

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