[Poetry] A window of thoughts

A prisoner looks through the narrow window of his prison cell and retrospects his past actions and life. This poem is a shadow of his thoughts.   Opened my eyes to a window of thoughts; But failed to look up at the sun above. It is bright and shining; enlightened. I envy it, jealous a …

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[Interview] Trash to toys: redefining science education

  "Work while you play and play while you work". Arvind Gupta is an Indian toy inventor, science expert and science communicator. He gained popularity in the 90s for his  show in Doordarshan's kid's programme "Tarang" , which went on to define childhood for most of us. He developed low-cost science teaching aids and scientific toys …

Unschooling : Education without schools

Think of a type of education subtracting the whole idea of school and college experience out of it. Too hard to imagine ?  At present the whole idea of educating a child centres around the aspect of sending the child to a school followed by a good college or university  . Primary school , secondary …