Blogs

Manifestations of Confidence in Granny Cloud sessions and SOLEs

So many signs of confidence: Suneeta Kulkarni. Suneeta is Hon. Director of The Granny Cloud.   A remark I’ve heard very often from Grannies about children in many of the Indian labs/centres is about how polite the children are. Nodding their heads, saying ‘yes’ to any question, acquiescing to any suggestion. Yes, indeed they are […]

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Confidence on the rise! The Children at Pragat Shikshan Sanstha

This blog  was written by Suneeta Kulkarni [Hon. Director – The Granny Cloud] and was originally published on the old School in the Cloud website in June 2014. ‘KNB – PSS Phaltan joined the Granny Cloud in 2013 after over a year of deliberation and subsequently became one of the School in the Cloud labs during the […]

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Learning in the cloud

Note: Edna Sackson wrote this post in Dec 2016, as this new website was just coming to life. We finally get a chance to share some of her experiences in many different locations. Edna is also a ‘veteran’ Granny and has been with the Granny Cloud since the beginning of 2010. She is also a […]

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Kids talking to kids

Note: This post was authored by Edna Sackson, just as this new website was coming to life in Nov. 2016. And it shares one of the relatively new initiatives of the Granny Cloud… one that we hope will become more and more evident. That of ‘young facilitators’. Edna is a veteran Granny and has been […]

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SOLE inspires teenager to follow her dreams

Gouri Ajay Chindarkar was one of the first children in India to experience SOLE, in her village in Maharashtra. Seven years later, she’s studying for a degree in Computer Engineering at Mumbai University. The 19-year-old says SOLE has played a ‘big part’ in making her life easier. Researching and quickly understanding any subject comes naturally […]

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Long distance friendship is the perfect medicine

Most trainee doctors are driven by a desire to help others, but for Shahrukh Khan, his motivation is also deeply personal. He was just six-years-old when his father died of a heart attack in India. Many years later, when he had only just begun his degree studies in the Philippines, he lost his mother in […]

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