Category: Ekya Recommends

Recommended English Reading List at Ekya [Grade-wise]

As part of the English curriculum at Ekya, we have curated a list of books(grade-wise), recommended for our students to read. Here is our English Reading list: Recommended Reading List for Grade 1 – Ammachi’s Glasses by Priya Kuriyan –...

/ June 8, 2018

Diet Tips for the Exam Season – Ekya Recommends

It is that time of the year! Timetable? Stuck by the study table. Notes? Compiled and sorted. Stationery? Freshly stocked! Diet Plan? Huh? As students from across the country take on their final exams, we look at how their diets...

/ March 8, 2018

11 Reading Tips for First Graders – Ekya Recommends

Our series so far has explored reading tips for Infants, Toddlers, and Kindergarteners. In this blog piece, we visit the age group that’s one step higher where reading plays a vital role in every aspect of learning – First Graders....

/ March 6, 2018

Importance of Reading to Your Child – Ekya Recommends

Why is reading important for infants and young children? Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child is a great way to spend time together. Reading and storytelling also help promote language, literacy and brain development. Research also proves that...

/ March 1, 2018

5 Reading Tips for Infants – Ekya Recommends

It’s never too early to read to your little one. As soon as your child is born, he or she starts learning. Just by talking to, playing with, and caring for your child every day, you help your tiny tot...

/ February 20, 2018

5 Tips to Have Great Dinner Conversations with Your Kids

It’s half past 8 in the evening and Neema’s children have just settled around the dining table. Eight-year-old Aryan is glued to his tablet, streaming videos off YouTube in between his irregular bites while his sister Dhruti, has her mind...

/ February 12, 2018

10 Reading Tips for Kindergarteners – Ekya Recommends

As a kindergartener, reading is a skill that is important to pick on early on, especially since it is key to your child’s academic future. As parents, we encourage you to play with letters, words, and sounds! Having fun with...

/ February 10, 2018

9 Reading Tips for Toddlers – Ekya Recommends

Being a toddler is all about action. Encourage continued language development and interest in books and reading by keeping things lively and engaging. Everyday experiences are full of opportunities to engage in conversation and develop language skills. At Ekya, we...

/ February 5, 2018

Why 100 mark papers are a thing of the past

The first standard measure for human intelligence was developed in the early 1900s. French psychologist Alfred Binet designed the formal IQ test which was administered in 1905 and measured the mental age of students entering the mass system of education...

/ October 3, 2017

Top 10 Indian Authors for Children

At Ekya, reading is given a special place as it is the foundation of all learning processes. In fact, our Love to Read Program is introduced early on at pre-primary school, with the aim to introduce children to magic of...

/ August 9, 2017