Contextual Learning

I was casually going through the mark sheets of my postgraduate degree in computer science. I scored good marks in all subjects including CPTS (Computer Peripherals and Troubleshooting). Had someone came to me right after the CPTS exam and asked me to troubleshoot a computer I wouldn’t have had a clue. The funny thing is…

On Internship

I am a big believer in exposing teenagers to different kinds of learnings outside of their school curriculum. This would let them learn new things, develop unique perspectives, and acquire worldly wisdom. Click here to read the rest.

Reading list for my 9th grade son

In a few months my elder son will be graduating from 9th grade and entering 10th grade. He is a voracious reader. He has read 100’s of fiction books. I am amazed by his ability to focus intensely, and complete a fiction book in one day. I read a lot of nonfiction books. My son…

What gets measured gets improved

A wise man showed the image below to me and a few others. He told us the following. To be successful in any pursuit one needs to work hard and keep improving a tiny bit every day. What matters the most is not the magnitude of daily progress. But tiny progress over long periods of…