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Can you help me?

August 20, 2012


My son Chezhiiyan is in a Montessori elementary environment and we had been to his school on the Independence Day. On that day, one of his aunties was demonstrating how they teach Group Division to children using materials. Chezhiiyan, Saba (Chezhiiyan’s father) and I were sitting there and listening to them. Saba asked a question […]

Conquer the mornings

July 18, 2012


In my son’s school, every morning when you drop the children at the school, the Montessori adults greet every student before he or she entered the school building. They are walked into the school and their day begins with a disciplined group yoga session, before they get to have their breakfast. The students get to […]

Nanban, a postive review by the kid!

February 10, 2012


I have volunteered as an adult in a Montessori School for first graders. I’ve been going there for a few weeks now, where I help the children learn English and Science. Just to keep pace with other forms of education, we also conduct assessments for the children. I was recently conducting and assessment where I […]

My dancing, a kid’s perception!

February 2, 2012


I have been learning a classical dance form Kuchipudi. As a part of this learning, we get to perform once a quarter. For each of these performances, we typically invite everyone and anyone whom we know to come and witness our performance. Most likely, all our families turn up and make the numbers. In one […]