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Sahil Sayed

Eligibility and Elimination in Education

Oxford Dictionary defines Education as the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university. Of course, schools and colleges are centers for education but it never stops there! People can be educated without going to… Continue Reading →

I Want to be a Scientist but How?

One day, I shall invent something really cool, something that will change the world for better. Just like any other child who loves science, I had ideas like making a flying car or a cape that will make me invisible or a gadget that… Continue Reading →

A Lot More Than The Movie Character – Phunsukh Wangdu

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Hi, everyone! Last week, I had an opportunity to meet Sonam Wangchuk. Yes, you got it right, our perception of the famous character from the movie 3 Idiots (alias – Phunsukh Wangdu). It was in Mumbai at the UGC conference. He… Continue Reading →

Freedom from Homework

A child’s lament: Why can’t our teachers just teach us everything we need to know here at school? We are young and busy kids of the 21st century. Academics are fine but we have lot more to do like play,… Continue Reading →

The Science Express at Mumbai, India

Mumbai July 19, 2017 After a bit of delay in the opening ceremony, one could see the emerging strength of Mumbaikars on platform number 10 at the CST railway station. Science enthusiasts, curious children, educators and eager parents of school-going children… Continue Reading →

Image Gallery – Fun with Newton

The images from the science workshop titled ‘Fun with Newton’ are ready to be shared. In three days, three hours each day students learned the three laws of motion through making; the learners created scribbling robots, designed the fastest ramp… Continue Reading →

Remedial Teaching as Concept Class

I believe we all would have seen this pattern, a high scoring student keeps scoring high throughout his/her school life. Similarly, we have also seen (actually ignored) students who have always been average or just passing. Very rarely we find… Continue Reading →

Mistake versus Misconception

First things first – before we start discussing different strategies in remedial teaching, in my opinion, it would be a great idea to walk through some common mistakes and misconceptions related to mathematics. As we agreed in our previous post,… Continue Reading →

Remedial Teaching

Having discussed the issue of Maths Anxiety in our earlier posts, I would like to get on a soapbox and talk about Remedial Teaching in Mathematics. Initially, I didn’t believe in remedial teaching; for me, a good maths teacher was the… Continue Reading →

#3 Fixing Science – 6 Principles of GH

In our previous post, we got to know about Genius Hour, in this post after briefly discussing why GH we shall discuss the 6 principles of GH. Why students need Genius Hour? In essence, high school students have spent most… Continue Reading →

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