No. This is NOT on how to parent.

But to understand why what and how children learn. Only parents- that too only very few of them — seem to be interested in knowing about how children learn.

Educationists are busy wanting to teach children. …


It is only after you have come to know the surface of things that you can venture to seek what is underneath. But the surface of things is inexhaustible.

Italo Calvino, in Mr. Palomar (1983)

This is what we, the modern literates have done with our senses. We have hardly…


Exploring the self-transformative potential of being with children

TEACHING obliterates LEARNING. HELP obliterates SELF-WORTH. INSTRUCTIONS obliterates EXPLORATION. KNOWLEDGE obliterates KNOWING

DO-NOTHING PARENTING

‘Parenting’ as a deliberate and stressful activity is what prompted the term ‘do-nothing parenting’ the way ‘do-nothing farming’ was in response to the toxic farming that we established…


It is only after you have come to know the surface of things that you can venture to seek what is underneath.

But the surface of things is inexhaustible.

Italo Calvino, in Mr. Palomar (1983)

This is what we, the modern literates have done with our senses. We have hardly…


Drawing as a cognitive tool

Bull

In order to understand children’s inherent biological capacity, using which they adapt to new situations, it is important for us to study the spontaneous drawings they do without any sort of interference.

The initial premise of this exploration is that the only activity a child…


Reclaiming the primacy of senses, body, and experience in Knowing and Being

Overview of the workshop

Experientially explore the centrality of experience. The resultant destruction of life around is the result of the denial of experience, body, the senses, and the feminine. To critically explore how the screens (the digital and the textual) have…


Children by nature are curious.

They want to explore their surroundings. They want to observe and understand the events happening around them. They then try to recreate these events according to their perception with whatever thing available around them. This is how they attempt to understand the world around them…


Invitation for a fresh exploration on why children play and MAKE their own toys as per the situation.

Readymade toys are more dangerous than schools; playworkers more dangerous than teachers. And unfortunately, modern parenting has taken on both these roles and forgotten how to be a ‘natural’ parent

Children are…


Beauty is one area that needs fresh exploration.

Like everything else modernity has appropriated beauty and also turned it into not only a mental act but also an activity to boost the ego. And like for everything else for solutions indigenous culture is one place to explore.

Art as…


Not Art; But a tool for Cognition

An online course to learn to see the way children see the world

NOVEMBER 3, 6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27 — — 2020 Timing 10 30 am to 11 30

DRAW THE WORLD TO KNOW THE WORLD -

Drawing

- as a tool for observation, abstraction, reflection…

Jinan Kb

Victim of modern education, cognitively rewired to understand WORD instead of WORLD. Exploring KNOWLEDGE making process instead of analyzing 2nd hnd information

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