Why Performing Arts?

  Once you’ve been bitten by the performing arts bug, there’s not much quite like it. The strings on a violin make a melody, the stories, and jokes that you crafted culminate with an eruption of laughter and applause, and the individual steps of each person in a dance group creates a singular, rhythmic wave […]

Attention to Detail – An Acquired Soft Skill!

  Attention to detail is often equated with being perfect in every task one undertakes. However, that may not be the only way to perceive it. Perfection can be stressful. It is often unrealistic and paralyzing.   Attention to detail is really about constant improvement. It is about doing things better, being better. It is […]

Soft Skills for Strong Teachers

  Teaching is a unique profession – one of the most challenging and demanding in terms of hard and soft skills. A teacher is expected to be an expert in her subject and also have the ability to thrive amidst the many stakeholders of the school ecosystem. What are the important soft skills that would […]

Problem Solving – A Learned Skill

  The 21st century learning skills are often called the 4 C’s: critical thinking, creative thinking, communicating, and collaborating. These skills help students learn, and so they are vital to success in school and beyond.   The first among them, critical thinking goes hand-in-hand with problem solving, giving the act of thinking a logical closure. […]

It is raining data!

  If we can say last century was one of engineering, this century is one of data. We see the word ‘data’ being used everywhere. What does it mean?     To understand data, we need to understand history a little bit. Data is something that has been there since the evolution of mankind. Counting […]

GRATITUDE – It is that time of the Year!

  Kids, especially those in high school, face an incredible amount of pressure to succeed. Parental expectations to achieve excellence in academics, do well in extracurriculars, find their purpose and calling — all while balancing an intense, burgeoning social environment, can be overwhelming. Add to that hormonal and physical changes, peer pressure, non-stop digital media […]

Festivals – Taking them up a Notch!

Festivals are a great way to celebrate heritage, culture and traditions. They are meant for us to rejoice special moments and emotions in our lives with our loved ones. They play an important role in adding structure to our social lives, and connect us with our families and backgrounds. They give us a distraction from […]

Developing Good Digital Citizens

As the rate of technological advancement continues to increase, the world is becoming more and more dependent on the Internet for day-to-day activities. This can mean checking a bank account, booking a railway ticket, purchasing a product, or simply keeping in touch with a friend. Every internet user is a digital citizen, performing a variety […]

Screen Controls

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented changes in our lives. One industry that has been forced into a radical change in thought, philosophy and practice is education. The need for isolation and distancing has mandated a shift from classroom teaching to online learning, right from kindergarten to university. School being the most important component of […]

From Rearview to Windshield

We are in the digital age, marked by rapid adoption of new technologies, one that is being fuelled by a knowledge economy that values creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. Internet has revolutionised communication and is inseparable from almost every aspect of life. It operates at a personal level and throughout the structure of society, […]