Entries by dreamnobel

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 […]

What is intelligence?

  A tiger only kills when it’s hungry and it kills and eats that much which satisfies its hunger – a deer never cuts grass and stores it – an elephant never makes a dam to store water – why? Well you can say that they are not intelligent to do such things. Let’s then […]

Amitabh Bachchan and Parenting…

Read a slightly dated article by Shweta Bachchan on her father Amitabh Bachchan… (For the full article please click here) Towards the end of this article Shweta lists reasons as to what makes Amitabh Bachchan “COOL”. The last reason in that list is “Because he is full of child-like wonderment even though he’s seen it and done […]