Lockdown Blues – Not Anymore

Where are we? Well, at home since mid-March and only God knows until when. Some say it’s all about staying alive. Others sayit’s all about not killing one another as we are locked down together as a family for the longest period of time in the history of mankind. Whatever it is for the world,… Continue Reading →

Tatva’s Technical Tweet!-Online Classes!

The transition from on-campus to online teaching and learning is not easy. It has been a huge learning curve for me personally and also for all the teachers at Tatva who till sometime back, were not so tech savvy. However, the Covid-19 crisis has changed all that. We are living in extraordinary times. The world… Continue Reading →

Help & Economics – What’s in it for me?

Helping others is one of the most fundamental actions and a satisfying emotion for humans. Our whole civilization is built on it – all around the world. Mankind is linked, as if by a long invisible chain. Some of the links are seen between the mother and the child, the teacher and the student, the… Continue Reading →

Tatva’s Talisman – ICP

As someone rightly said ‘Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance’…. and we at Tatva proved it, when we got our first chance. This article shares the recent success story of our school “Tatva Global School” and how the ICP (Intensive Coaching Program) brought out the best from each… Continue Reading →

Working with teenagers – How good are we as teachers?

“Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.” – G. Stanley Hall Living a teacher is definitely not easy, yet it is fun-filled. Who wants to live an easy life, if there isn’t fun enough? While students are unique, and their learning varies by age, teaching adolescents… Continue Reading →

A Teacher’s Heartfelt words to children

14th of November every year, we celebrate Children’s day in our country, with pomp and show. Schools have programs for children. Newspapers flash news and print articles about children and their activities. Politicians too, spend this day with children. But why confine this celebration to just that one day? In my opinion, every single day… Continue Reading →

Teacher of the New Millenium

Teaching in modern times is a remarkably intricate, multifaceted skill, and there is never a sense of having “mastered” it. It’s a process of learning throughout. While this could be an intimidating idea, it’s actually one of the most energizing and exciting things about the profession. It is also a thankless and a sleepless job. It… Continue Reading →

SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM

There are about 18,000 CBSE affiliated schools and several other State and ICSE schools in India. It is estimated CBSE schools will grow by about 10% every year. That will be a 10 percent increase in the employment of educational administrators of all types, specifically Principals. This doesn’t consider the retiring principals, which I estimate… Continue Reading →

Education Systems for the New Millennium

As we navigate from the 20th to the 21st Century, many things around us are changing. It is not a surprise to many people anymore that change is taking place. What is probably surprising is the “rate of change”. The rate of change is unfathomable and will remain so. The question to ask therefore is… Continue Reading →

Theme Based Learning could be Holistic and Integrated

Have you ever wondered while sitting in a physics class if math was being taught? Did you think that lessons from chemistry were being mixed up with biology? The terms and concepts may all seem to be inter-related despite their different natures. Life is but a collection of relationships and interdependencies. While working for companies… Continue Reading →