Access to Internet a Fundamental need

I had earlier posted about how developing countries are shifting towards online learning. Little did I think that are educational institutes updating their physical infrastructure at that rapid rate? Never would I thought that access to internet would be a problem faced by the students in the United States … well … now their learning […]

KhanAcademy: Saviour of the American Youth

When I first heard of KhanAcademy (KA), it was a collection of Youtube videos. Each video was lucidly explaining simply fundamental topics in Maths, Science and even some in Finance. That was back in 2002 when Salman Khan (no, not the actor) was doing these videos in his free time and was giving them away […]

Parenthood and the Education Mafia

Anasuya is two years old, and it was time for us to get her admitted into a good nursery for her schooling. Little did I know the amount of efforts, planning and arm-twisting that is required for acquiring admission for your ward! Prelude Being a student of Ramabai Paranjpe nursery, I naturally assumed that by […]