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Let the reading begin! Read to Kids Kick-Off Workshop

On 4th April, CKS and Worldreader hosted a workshop to officially kick off the pilot year of the ‘Read to Kids’ project. Over the past six months, CKS has been conducting formative research to better understand reading attitudes and behaviors … Continue reading

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Using Mobile Phones to Encourage Reading

Recent research shows that the first three years of a child’s life greatly impact their lifelong skills acquisition and development. Just as access to healthcare and good nutrition results in a child’s healthy growth and development, the number of words … Continue reading

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Morphological Awareness: The underrated contributor to reading ability

When one thinks about early grade reading, the image that usually comes to mind is that of children trying to ‘decode’ or ‘sound out’ some text. As obvious as it may seem, it is important to remind ourselves that the … Continue reading

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Why Reading Should be Embedded in a Country’s Culture

In the words of Meeta Sengupta (a speaker, writer and an advisor on education)  “It is in times like these when one goes back to the drawing board and takes a look at the basics-such as reading”,  she emphasize the … Continue reading

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A School up the hills…..

A SCHOOL UP THE HILL…. I walk up the hill and down the hill For endless miles To find myself in a place called school I am told that this is the place for education I am made to believe … Continue reading

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When Learning Becomes Innovative:

There are usually a lot of assumptions about Education: fixed schedule for classes, switching off mobile phones, students should learn in the classrooms, etc. These assumptions seem to remain impinged on our minds as that is how most of us … Continue reading

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Of Learning, Adianta and its Mentors:

“Students must be ready to learn by doing, else they will have wasted the opportunity of a lifetime” – Aditya Dev Sood, Chairman, Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation. The Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation has a bold new … Continue reading

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Gurgaon- A Hub for Innovative Education

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”– … Continue reading

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“Are we just laborers?”- Women in Agriculture

By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Try and picture a day in rural Punjab. We immediately think of a man, toiling away in the field, soiled hands tending to his crops and a look of exasperation on his face. The … Continue reading

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The Founding Cohort: Adianta 2013

It’s been a long 6 months for us at the Adianta School and the number and quality of applications that we have received has far exceeded our expectations. We’re now concluding processing of applications for our full-time programs. We’re also … Continue reading

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