Children are born with a profound desire and capacity to learn. They learn with joy and enthusiasm once their intrinsic tendency to make sense of the world is excited. The primary aim of schooling should be to draw upon this valuable capacity in the young, and offer learning that makes them truly empowered to make sense of life around and ahead of them.
Without such larger goals of teaching-learning, extrinsic motivators like marks, rewards and punishments, future careers, and adult ambitions often work in conflict with the child’s natural tendencies, and damage whatever is the most valuable in a growing human. Add all this to the extreme social deprivation faced by a large section of our children, and we destroy our most valuable resource for future, namely, the potential of our young.
The Foundation believes learning science empowers a human to decipher the world nature gifted her as the most fundamental basis of life Read More »
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