I often joke saying “My Learning started after my formal education ended”. It is not all that wrong in my case because during formal education I felt I was mostly taught and learning happened as […]
This question may sound absurd to many and a few might even say that I am nuts asking this. But I was recently reading an article in Times of India blogs that probed the idea […]
Getting a Job is not always easy and there is often not that many jobs. But that was always the case. When there were so many jobs for anyone who had a degree, the number […]
Sir Ken Robinson became a household name when his first TED Video went viral on the internet and social networks. His second video made the same viral impact. Reading his book was in my agenda […]
My recent post “An open letter to my teachers” did raise a few comments where people mistook my intention and message and I felt it was important to write a clarification. It is also my […]
With all respects to my teachers in school, I still can’t explain how bored I was going to school and sitting through the classes. Except of course a malayalam class by Mr. Waheed in my […]
I had written about Sir Ken’s first talk in TED earlier and today I had a chance to hear him again. The last talk did change me in the way I looked at what my kids wanted and as a result my daughter whom we were pushing for violin classes, given a choice stopped it and enrolled in Gymnastics.
Now the result is that I don’t have to remember the dates of the classes, nor do I have to ask her to practice. She notes the dates, and makes sure to get my keys in time to driver her to the Gymnastics lessons. Now we have a much happier young lady at home.