Lennon would be Proud

You may say I am a dreamer… This Friday was Night School. We woke up early next morning and sat together to conclude our Sangha on war and Peace that began early this week. It was my turn. I had originally considered Tolstoy’s War and peace. But I felt the children need another genre, another...

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Dear Kitty

Corinna Akka started her day a bit early. She had to present her book in the Sangha that morning. And she was going to present Anne Frank’s Diary. One can imagine the mood of the morning when you know the teacher who presented it was German. For that morning Corrina became Anne herself, her voice...

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M – O – R – E

We have a Sangha at school every morning. For teachers and the children. In the Children’s Sangha we begin the day in a circle with some singing followed by some reading and sharing. When we talked about  what we want during the Literary Festival, one Akka in the school, summed it up with one word...

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Our first Whispers

    8.43 AM 12th June 2013. Our first morning in the farm. As we begin writing a blog for the school, we reminisce our first morning at the farm. Our beginning. And pulled out something from a note we wrote to the parents a month later. Dear Parent, There are whispers in the farm...

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Burning, bright, symmetry, fearful, furnace, night…..

Art Lesson is a time where the children get to rest their academic mind and relax be more creative and expressive. Yet, they like to be guided in their work and not given a free reign to draw whatever they want. Grade 5 had learnt the poem ‘Tiger Tiger burning bright’ with such a descriptive...

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