Category: Parents of Ekya

#StudentBlogger: Grounded by the Virus by By Prisheta Ravi Murugan

I’ve been confined to my home for almost three weeks now. But, I know there is nothing much I can do about it, so I decided to make the most of the situation and to look at the positive side...

/ April 2, 2020

#ParentBlogger: COVID-19: What kids need right now is to feel comforted and loved

As parents, we might be inclined to create a minute by minute schedule for our kids.  We might as well have high hopes of learning, online activities, science experiments. But here’s the thing, kids are just as scared as we are...

/ April 2, 2020

#ParentBlogger: COVID-19: On a Positive Note

COVID- 19. This is the word we hear most often nowadays. We keep checking the news to know the condition of our country and at the same time, we wish the number of cases will not increase. I can say,...

/ April 2, 2020

The Cornoavirus Lock down: Reflections from an Ekya Parent

Most Ekya parents like me were born in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s. These 3 decades in India witnessed profound economic growth. We grew up in an era that kept most of us far away from any shortages, lockdowns, wars....

/ March 27, 2020

Parent Observation @ Ekya JP Nagar

The parent observation is an opportunity for the child to share with their parents the dynamic picture of what life is like in a Montessori classroom – teachers, learning materials, as well as the less tangible atmosphere that is the...

/ February 26, 2020

Did Chandrayaan Fail?

Success is subjective and measuring success is a difficult task. While focusing on the goal we usually forget about the milestones and achievements on the way to it. Mr. Rajesh Soundararajan, parent of Krish Iyengar – Grade 5, Ishaan Iyengar – Grade...

/ September 11, 2019

Teaching Kids Time Management Skills

‘Being on time’ is a trait that talks volumes about a person. It is the responsibility of parents to teach their children the practice of ‘Time Management’ from an early age so that they learn to appreciate the value of...

/ August 28, 2019

Papa Don’t Preach

Ms. Sulakshana Dasgupta, the parent of Ahona Dasgupta, student of Grade 3 at Ekya School BTM Layout, believes that children pick up habits of their parents just like how they inherit their characteristics. She shares this interesting blog on how...

/ August 17, 2019

Dinner Table Conversation by Ms. Shilpa Arun

“Family Time” Family time is less common now in the era of gadgets and digital distractions. The age-old ritual of family dinners is possibly the best way to get every member of the family together. As the saying goes “A...

/ August 7, 2019

Nurturing future leaders — Encouraging inquiry in children by  Mr. Ankit Agrawal

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell. There is a budding leader in every child and it is our responsibility to guide them in the right direction so...

/ July 31, 2019