FounderDevishobha Chandramouli is the founder of Kidskintha- a site dedicated to creating happy children. She believes that growing up well and happy is a function of growing up with well-informed adults. This site aims to deliver research-grounded and bite-sized pieces of information on two important facets of a child’s life- parenting and education. You can find her voice on the Huffington Post, Citizen Matters , Nectar and Lies About Parenting.
Educator & ContributorRadha Shivkumar is an early childhood educator with teaching experience in international schools in Vietnam and the American School of Bombay, in Mumbai, India. After 24 years of being a classroom teacher, very recently, Radha shifted gears to assume the role of an educational consultant. In her new avatar, she is hoping to add value to early childhood curriculum and teaching practices by mentoring, coaching and conducting workshops for teachers. She also supports schools in designing curriculum to best meet the needs of the 21st century learner. Over the many years of teaching, she has had many insights, deep reflections and numerous aha moments around how young children learn and develop. Through this blog, she hopes to share those for the benefit of parents of young children.
Educator & Contributor
Preeti Konaje is an inquirer at heart. In her past avatars, Preeti has been a copywriter, baker, event manager, homeschooler and tutor. Now, we can add educator and teacher to that mix. She holds a ‘Master of Education’ degree from Azim Premji University and works as a curriculum designer for an education firm. Read Preeti’s articles here.
Dr. Pritika Rai
Doctor & Contributor
Dr. Pritika Rai is a paediatric dentist, practicing in Delhi. She has worked and trained in some of the most prestigious schools for destintry in the country including a stint at the esteemed All India Institute of Medical Sciences( New Delhi). Dr. Rai completed her postgraduation in Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry from the prestigious King George’s Medical University, Lucknow. Passionate about her field, she has undertaken to spread awareness and change the traditional beliefs and practices about Paediatric dentistry in the Indian population. Read Dr. Rai’s articles here.
Educator & Contributor
Deeptha Vivekanand is a storyteller and educator, based in Bangalore. She is the founder of Ever After ; a radical education centre, that conducts story-based learning programs for children and young adults. Deeptha is deeply interested in alternate methods of education and believes stories have the incredible power to teach just about anything. She is also the President of The Bangalore Storytelling Society. Read Deeptha’s articles here.
Author & ContributorChitra Jha is a multidimensional personality who wears many hats. Chitra leads workshops based upon her books, ‘Achieve your highest potential: Be the best you can be’; ‘The art and science of meditation’; and ‘Stress-o-paedia: A detailed guide to a stress-free life’. Parenting is Chitra’s passionate focus and she has recently written a book on Conscious Parenting, for Hay House. She is also the Country Committee Chairperson, India – for parenting, in All Ladies League, a global community organisation. Chitra and her husband Maj.Gen. Somnath Jha have two boys aged 29 and 27 years. Currently, the family lives in Jaipur.
Author & ContributorRebecca Manari is a teacher and a children’s author, who made Goa her home ten years ago. She has worked in the field of early childhood and primary school education for over eight years and now teaches a middle-school class of ten very smart and spirited children She lives on the beach with her husband and two children who do not attend school, but prefer to learn at home at leisure. Her recent book “Brown” is immensely popular. Read Rebecca’s articles here.
StoryTeller & ContributorAsha Sampath is an educator turned professional storyteller. As a service officer’s wife she has taught in schools across India and also served as principal of two IAF-run schools. She is passionate about reviving the oral tradition and conducts storytelling sessions and workshops regularly. Her facebook page,Talespin is dedicated to spreading awareness about stories and storytelling. She is an advisor for the Chennai Storytelling Festival conducted annually and a coordinator for the growing band of Chennai Storytellers. You can access Asha’s articles here.