The following blog is a space for mentors, students and parents to share their thoughts and ideas. These posts could be in the form of poetry, artwork or research , all related to the field of education and parenting. Interested in seeing one of your articles up here? If so, send it in to website@gear.ac.in

7 Oct 2016

How to Choose a School?

Dear Parents, You are, and will always be your child’s most important teacher. Which is why choosing other people to share this role with you is usually a difficult task. As a parent you would want a school that reflects your values and meets your academic standards and needs. Other than the academic direction you set your child in, by choosing a school you are

9 Dec 2016

War on Whites

GEAR Canteen In the interest of the nourishment and nutrition of our GEAR cubs, last year the canteen conducted a few trials of incorporating healthier and organic alternatives to what is usually provided. One such way we did this is by growing some of our own produce. The tomatoes, lemons, palak, jackfruit, okra, snake gourd, and green chillies used in the canteen are mostly school-grown.

Just Playing?

What is the importance of Play in a child's life?  Here's a beautiful poem by Anita Wadley which was written in 1974 as a response to questions asked about why children should go to school and "play" there. Just Playing by Anita Wadley When I'm building in the block room, Please don't say I'm "Just playing." For, you see, I'm learning as I play, About balance, I