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What’s a school without its children ?

What’s a school without its children ?

The trees definitely missed the children too! In a time when most children in our country are left in the lurch with no schools to go to, we ought to acknowledge our privilege to be able to access schooling online. Even though, "online school" feels a lot less like...

Euphony for the teacher’s soul

Euphony for the teacher’s soul

We know how hard last year has been for each one of us. Towards the end of the last academic year, when we were collectively wallowing in our pool of “all that we could have done, but couldn’t", this sweet note from Vaishnavi and Harish brought great relief. Thank you...

Hero in the Shadows

Hero in the Shadows

By Dia Z Panakkat, The story of a local woman who fights inequality that persists even in Kerala. Society should be grateful to volunteer social workers who do good in some of the most challenging neighborhoods in our country. In places like Delhi and Bangalore,...

Here is how to say “No” to TV

Here is how to say “No” to TV

How often do we have screen-time deliberations with children ? Have those discussions manifolded in the last year and led to exasperation ? Given the pandemic situation what alternatives do we have in place of the screen-time ? You are lucky that you don’t have to...

Online, and Doing Fine : )

Online, and Doing Fine : )

2020. A year of much learning for everyone.  The impact of the pandemic has taught us to examine many dimensions of our lives, as well as that of others. At ILM, it was hardest for teachers. To imagine the effect it was going to have on their teaching, which is not...