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OMG! I haven’t done an internship yet!

This blog post has been contributed by Prab Singh who heads CollegeSource, an organisation that provides life coaching to adolescents and support to their family through the process of deciding their...

The road not taken

This post has been contributed by Anish Anandaram, a Class 10 student from Bangalore. Imagine this situation. You’re seventeen years old and you’re going to graduate from High School, en...

Putting the Edge in ParentEdge

This is a contribution from Mahima Viswanathan, who was the Student Editor for Issue 5 (Mar-Apr 2012) of ParentEdge. Behind the scenes @ your favourite parenting magazine. Hi! I’m Mahima, Student...

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

As Indian parents, we value education- especially education that is focused and leads to a goal. Most of us have gone through traditional, focused education in India right from our high school...

What I learned at ParentEdge

This is a contribution from Amrutha Sivakumar, who was the Student Editor for Issue 3 (Nov-Dec. 2011) of ParentEdge. If tomorrow I had to go to a job interview and talk about my most profound...

Entering the mind of a child

Image courtesy: thegreeparent.co.uk You may say that I’m over analyzing, but today I would like to take a couple of feet off my already short 5 foot frame, subtract a quarter century from my...

Now he Sits Down, Now he Runs, Now he is Here, Now he is Not !

I’ve often heard parents talking about how difficult it is to get their child(ren) to sit down for a project or to do homework. Back then, with just a toddler on my hands, and my only...

Placing the Student at the Centre: Student-Centred Learning

Recently, I was invited to be a panellist on the XSEED School of Tomorrow Conference in Mumbai, where the topic I was expected to comment on was: “Better Resources or Improved Methods: What...

Rooting for India

The third issue of ParentEdge features an interesting cover story – raising children to straddle both Indian and global worlds. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers in this blog post. I...

A Market Opportunity in Education

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. I noticed large ads in the Delhi papers recently, touting the opening of 2 new Shiv Nadar Schools, in Noida and Gurgaon. Yes these are the...