Homeschoolers in Mumbai

Mumbai Homeschoolers: Brief account of our recent get togethers In India, there are many parents who have chosen to educate their children out of ‘school’. They form a small but growing number of intelligent, creative and bold individuals who are now also getting aware of the need to join together as a National Body, withContinue reading “Homeschoolers in Mumbai”

The ‘value’ of a college education

‘Many graduates aren’t useful to society’ An article in the Times of India today 12th Dec 2011 by Hemali Chhapia | TNN A generation ago, the Institute of Science in Mumbai was an epicentre for high-end research. It was there that the samples of rock from the moon were analysed and the effect that sulphurContinue reading “The ‘value’ of a college education”

Open Learning

Learning is a process, where the learner accesses information and ‘learns’. With easy access to information anywhere [Mobile phones, laptops, desktops, books], anytime [The internet is always on] — knowledge today is no longer restricted to physical classrooms. In fact, the real learning is happening laterally, outside the four walls of schools, colleges and universities. Continue reading “Open Learning”

Even Einstein was wrong? Then who can be trusted?

If the greatest scientist, Albert Einstein was wrong about the speed of light and nothing moving faster than light, I do not know any man I can trust….HOWZZAT! Fresh test affirms Einstein is wrong Times of India 19th Nov 2011 New Experiment Shows Sub-Atomic Particles Called Neutrinos Travel Faster Than Light London: A new experimentContinue reading “Even Einstein was wrong? Then who can be trusted?”