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Today, I celebrate.

Twenty-two months ago almost to the day, the eight books I toiled so long and hard to birth went off the market, victims of an unscrupulous publisher who thought nothing of helping herself to my hard-earned royalties (and the royalties of at least thirteen other authors). 512 more words

The Bully inside us

I watched a video on TED by Monica Lenwinsky  about her personal experience with bullying. What I realized was that, like her, everyday, many children as well as adults go through this traumatizing experience. 520 more words


#LookUp for Life!

There was a time when I was not able to clear my board exams and what was more to add to the chaos was failing in the pre boards exams miserably! 466 more words

Does This Marksheet Make My Brain Look Big?

My favourite thing about the CBSE board exams is that they took place fifteen years ago. But as it turns out, they’re still a thing, with millions of students taking the plunge this week, one and only one question on their minds: How much do I need to score to make aunties and relatives shut up about my future? 699 more words


Experiential Learning in Schools – Is India Ready?

Here’s this really interesting conversation I had with my 7 year old – One of his new year resolutions is to learn swimming. He feels lazy about it and given that he likes to read, he asked me a very pertinent question – why do I need to get into a pool to learn swimming, why can’t I just read about it and learn it? 568 more words

Learning And Development

Humanities batch completely ignored in Indian school

Chennai- After a poll was conducted in Vivekananda Academy among all the Science and Commerce students of the 11th and 12th grade, it was revealed that 95% of them absolutely refused to acknowledge the existence of the Humanities batch and 5% preferred not to answer. 271 more words


Inter sex mingling in coed schools – permitted or not?

15-year-old girl jumps from 10th floor apartments

BENGALURU: A 15-year-old girl allegedly jumped to her death from the window of her 10th floor flat in south-east Bengaluru on Monday afternoon.

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Indian Homemaker