Too much of school

When my mom finally decided to take that plum posting as a Divisional Head, I knew I was in trouble. Her office hours stretched way…

The Learning environment

There is often a trap in the words ‘after school activities’. One may easily believe that since these activities are after school, they are not…

Recreational after school programs

After school programs can be divided into 3 broad categories: academic, recreational and social. Balanced development takes place when there is compatibility between the physical,…

Reading activities

In a world that is slowly but surely turning away from books and getting glued to monitors or television screens, the importance of developing a…

Quirky after school programs

With the growing interest in after school programs shown by the Government as well as parents, new and hitherto unheard of programs are being explored.…

Over-scheduling kids

Several studies are expressing a growing concern that after school programs are pressurizing kids to do too much too soon. They point out that when…