Stories – and values – that stick

Sheela Ramakrishnan and Rajika Dhiren
It was Mark Twain who said, “I never let school, interfere with my education.” And that perhaps sums up the process of “schooling” that young minds have been subjected to over the years.

Working on the home front

G Jayaprakash Rao
Many parents today want to give time to their children but find it very difficult.

Getting them to speak

R Mythili
English is a West Germanic language that originated in England, and is the first language for most people in the Anglophone Caribbean…

Learning English, the Linguaphone way

Kalyani Nagarajan Communication skills, especially in English, are the need of the hour. Fluency in English is the magic key to a wide variety of job opportunities. Keeping this in mind, in 2004, Linguaphone, an international English Learning Programme, was Read More …

The mother of all languages

Sujata C
Most students in middle and high school opt for Sanskrit as a language option because it is easy to score full marks in it.

Chart your own course

Gita Ramaswamy
If your child were to skip college education entirely, it would be a matter of great concern to you.


Never a dull moment I am not a regular reader of your magazine, but happened to come across it. I must confess that I read it with great interest. The articles and all your regulars are not to be missed. Read More …

The theatre of English language

Pawan Singh
To begin on a cliché is helpful sometimes. Personally, for me, it sets the ball rolling and the writing process begins. Hence, I start with one. Here goes then…

‘Driving’ knowledge

Kanupriya Chatterji
The Vikramshila school in Bigha (a small village, about 3 hours from Kolkata) was started in 1997 as an experiment in alternative curriculum, to see how village life (and livelihood) could be linked with school learning.