Hoping we are teaching children Higher Order Skills- Blooms Taxonomy

Bloom's Taxonomy is a classification of learning objectives within education proposed in 1956 by a committee of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom. It refers to a classification of the different objectives that educators set for students (learning objectives). Bloom's Taxonomy divides educational objectives into three "domains": Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor (sometimes loosely described as knowing/head, [...]

Children need to be taught to not invite Failure……..

As parents and teachers we are forever worried about failure. We don't want our kids failing ever. But we seldom consciously teach them to think about why failure happens. The words that children and people use every day decides whether they will meet failure or success. There are three words that very often show up [...]

OUR BRAIN AT WORK 8 Ways to Keep Your Brain Innovative

  Geil Browning - Kenya Children Foundation, February 2002. What can you do to work smarter, prevent burnout, and make sure your brain is always open to inspiration? 1. Work fewer hours. Working the longest hours of anyone is just foolish. 2. Clarify your goals and core values. What are you ultimately trying to accomplish? Are [...]

Story Telling Session for Pratham Books on International Literacy Day – 8th September

Story Telling Session for Pratham Books on International Literacy Day – 8th September

September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. It was first celebrated in 1966. Pratham Books is celebrating the same  today throughout India by giving many people like me a chance to become a Pratham Book Champion to encourage literacy. Celebrations take place around the world every year, but before getting an invite from [...]