How Cilre is making learning Exciting and Relevant

How Cilre is making learning Exciting and Relevant

Imagine a place where the entire focus is the on the ‘learner’ and that could be a child or an adult!

A non-judgmental space that helps the learner feel safe, combined with challenging experiences that provide infinite opportunities to learn and grow. They celebrate learning and appreciate that each individual is unique. With a passionate team of inspiring leaders and go-getters, Cilre is a company that has worked with over 1000 children and adults and inspire learners to explore, develop and create on their own. Team KidEngage met with co-founder Ananthi Balakrishnan and she shared her story about how they came up with the idea of starting Cilre and what future plans are in store for this unique company. Here are a few excerpts of our conversation with her.

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Making Parenting PriceLess – A conversation with Anjali Goyal of SecondCry

Making Parenting PriceLess – A conversation with Anjali Goyal of SecondCry

As parents, we all have gone through the phase of buying a whole lot of stuff for our kids. Sometimes we just “have to have it”, sometimes  it is “just-in-case”. Something was “just too cute”, and something came heavily recommended by a friend who swore by it. The only glitch is that the children outgrow a lot of stuff pretty quickly, and we discover that a lot of things were never or very rarely used, and…

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Weaving a Tale – An interview with Nupur Aggarwal of the Storywallahs!

Weaving a Tale – An interview with Nupur Aggarwal of the Storywallahs!

Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child is a great way to spend time together. Reading and storytelling also helps promote language, literacy and brain development. To know more about the large gamut of benefits of storytelling, we spoke to Nupur Aggarwal of Storywallahs.

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Dance and twirl to the taal of the ghungroos – An interview with renowned Kathak danseuse Kavita Golechha

Dance and twirl to the taal of the ghungroos – An interview with renowned Kathak danseuse Kavita Golechha

Kathak the major classical dance form of northern India which means “to tell a story”. It is derived from the dance dramas of ancient India. Apart from physical, emotional and spiritual benefits, learning Kathak also offers our kids a great opportunity to learn about our Indian culture and heritage. To understand the various benefits about learning this beautiful dance, we spoke to Hyderabad’s renowned and esteemed Kathak danseuse Kavita Golechha.

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Dear Diary – An interview with the much loved Children’s Author Nandini Nayar!

Dear Diary – An interview with the much loved Children’s Author Nandini Nayar!

Dear Diary Day is celebrated annually on September 22. This is a day to celebrate that one place where it is safe to pour out all your secrets, wishes, hopes and dreams because your diary will keep all your secrets. Recently we caught up with Nandini Nayar who is the author of over thirty books for children of all ages. We discussed her books, her writing style and how maintaining a diary could be a fun and a helpful habit for both kids and grownups. Read on for her full conversation.

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Learning the fun way! An interview with The STAIRCASE Preschool

Learning the fun way! An interview with The STAIRCASE Preschool

Does Mathematics give your child the jitters the moment they sit down to do those tedious calculations??Did you know that help is nearby and it is none other than Ancient wisdom that comes to our rescue! Abacus and Vedic Maths can help banish all those fears away as it helps them to learn maths with a new approach. It helps sharpen the brain, enhances performance in class and later helps in competitive exams. Now, imagine a school that incorporates this technique in their curriculum – The STAIRCASE School is a preschool with day care facility and is engaged in giving a wonderful learning experience to the kids using interactive teaching methods, games and activities.Read the interview with the Team here.

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