Category Archives: Children

Parenting, schooling, values, teaching and learning

Free The Child!

I happened to meet a few parents of children who were going to a prominent school in Pune city. When asked the reason, promptly came the reply – “The school is focusing more on extra curricular activities and sports rather … Continue reading

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On being a teacher…

I get up every morning with the pink light of dawn entering the non-stop musical in front of my eyes starring my little devils at Akanksha. The first thing on my mind,.. “Lets see what I can achieve today?” I … Continue reading

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The Magic Box

On May 15th, I was witness to a great musical experience – that set afire a series of questions and answers; that made me look once again at my idealist outlook with renewed conviction. The show was well timed for … Continue reading

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Shyamchi Ayi – An Innishari Experience

Shyamchi Ayi is a collection of stories about a mother and her son written by Sane Guruji, the son. Originally written in Marathi, I found a very simple English translation with beautiful illustrations. I started off thinking I’d do 3-4 … Continue reading

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Sunshine Around the World

Sunshine Around the World…                          An apple pudding with bits of green chillies!                               I wondered what everyone at Akanksha was talking about when they mentioned Sunshine Around the World. This was almost 11 months ago. I had joined as a … Continue reading

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