Why parents are choosing to unschool their children
"School was not a healthy place to spend one’s childhood in ... sitting quietly, being obedient are not things that children should be doing."
Smartphones to map invasive plants in Tamil Nadu
Maps of vegetation are scientifically compiled from contributions by students who get to understand adverse impacts of invasive plants.
A ‘cheesy’ effort to give women wings
"We want their work to be noticed, rather than their disability,”
Dancing away from drugs
“Children who are addicted to correction fluid and alcohol fall while dancing, but it is my job to make them stand again,” he says.
A silicon tide lifts many boats
Free Software Movement of Karnataka teaches children from the slum how to wield a mouse and use open source software to gain 'whitecollar' skills.
Adivasis in the Bastar conflict zone are spearheading a massive conservation effort
It is heartening that despite prevailing conflicts, Adivasi people of Bastar care for their own forests and are helping other states enrich theirs.
Photos: Maharashtra school kids capture hidden lives of animals
In mid-2014, professional camera traps were set up. Before long, the hidden world of mammals – particularly at night – began to reveal itself.
Sikkim ‘livelihood schools' to promote organic farming
The state government is promoting a significant conversion to organic farming, and opening "livelihood schools” (first such schools in India) for t...