Category Archives: Schools

Coach with Compassion

Schools are busy with various inter-school competitions at cluster level in August. Vijayanagar (Bangalore) cluster has 22 schools. Shree Bharathi Vidyalaya (SBV) in Vijayanagar, Bangalore, was founded in 2002. It has about 790 students, including the toddlers in prep classes. … Continue reading

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A call to teachers of Bangalore

Professor UR Rao once quipped :  “When you go to teach a class, take care of the students in the front bench. Some of them will be your colleagues tomorrow. Beware of those in the back-benches. They will become politicians, your … Continue reading

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Teachers, kindly constitute

Only six states of the country have Legislative Councils in addition to Legislative Assemblies. Karnataka is one among them. Assembly and Council together form the legislature. MLCs have almost equal authorities, opportunities and responsibilities as MLAs. There have been several … Continue reading

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Big need not be complex

Class-9 students termed some problems in algebra as complex. How could a text book problem be complex?  An example: If a+b+c = 2s, prove that 16s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c) = 2a2b2 + 2b2c2  + 2c2 a2 – a4 – b4 – c4 To … Continue reading

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A Thought on Teachers’ Day

Professor UR Rao told in a talk: When he took up his first job as a teacher in a college, his HOD advised, “when you go to class, take care of the students in the first bench. They are committed students, … Continue reading

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Courage Follows Conviction

Poorvi is four-year old, a  KG student. Two weeks ago her teacher was very angry with a boy in the class for not completing his homework. As the teacher was scolding the boy, Poorvi quietly walked up to the teacher … Continue reading

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A School with a Difference

On the birth centenary of Swami Vivekananda, on 12 Jan 1963, leading industrialists and social reformers like late Lala Hans Raj and Dr. Suraj Prakash founded Bharat Vikas Parishad. It is a service oriented, non-political, socio-cultural voluntary organisation, dedicated to development and … Continue reading

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