Entries by dreamnobel

All of us want our kids to be happy…

Over the last 4 years of conversation with parents, I have heard each and every parent say the same thing, “I want my child to be happy”. Now, you must be thinking, “So what’s great in this realization…obviously every parent wants their child to be happy.” Well, the interesting thing is that when I ask […]

Young is not a name…

Slow and steady wins the race This is one of the most motivational stories I have read in a long time and I wish everyone reads it. I still can’t get over as to how a 61-year old farmer, in 1983, ran 875km of ultramarathon race and won it while competing with scores of professionally […]

Why we believe in what we believe in

Over the last few years that I have spent engaging with children and exploring the education system, I have come to a very broad categorization of the educational institutes that exist in our society. This categorization is based on two parameters as follows: Dimension 1: Dimension of “Teaching Style” The two extremes of this dimensions […]

Why are our kids not learning meaningfully? (Part6 of series on Education)

  In the first 5 parts (Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5) of this series on education, we have understood that an education model built on Questions (Curiosity), Stories (Interconnections) and Theories can drive a deeper appreciation of concepts from a fundamental clarity perspective. At this juncture I am sure a question that will cross minds of lots of us […]

Why do I need to learn “Science”

I have heard some of the following statements from people many times whenever I had tried to impress upon them the importance of learning Science for everyone: “I am a finance person and my work involves giving loan to people for their work. How does it make a difference for me if I understand whether […]