This Photo prompt by Sue made me dig out my old dairy. The photo resonated with my second attempt at writing poems. The piece that I’m sharing today was composed back in 2008! That’s a decade ago..wow!
“What one learns in a classroom is just a very small part of learning process. The real learning starts when one crosses borders and travels miles to get knowledge” The students of Alpha Arts Academy and Economics Club Mumbai had this wonderful opportunity of crossing the borders and travelling miles!
We embarked on the trip of our lifetime on 1st of May 2018, an Indian delegation of 50 students and 6 professors, to visit some of the topmost universities of the world. As a part of our 10-day educational tour, we visited the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, London, and SciencesPo (Paris) interacting with the Faculty Members, eminent Professors, Research Scholars and Students.
We just celebrated World Autism Day on 2nd of April. I know I’m late in posting…but this poem and the incident that led to it is very close to my heart and I was very sceptical about sharing it. But I guess people who are affected with any kind of a mental distress should be supported in any which way possible. And this is my way for extending a helping hand.
History is a beautiful subject but we hardly ever take it out of the textbooks! If you ask me history is such an engaging pursuit that if taught right, can create a great amount of interest in students. The right guidance can get the students to see the unseen, to go beyond the facades and perceive the meaning of the hidden stories. History has the potential of creating better future citizens of the world as a cross-cultural awareness while finding our roots will definitely prove to be of help in a world which is being torn apart based on religious and cultural differences.
I have been blogging for quite some time now and have gathered a few genuine readers. As important it is to keep writing my heart’s many eccentricities, it is equally important (if not more) to get honest feedback. Because I feel reviews and feedback are a very essential part of personal development.Read More »