Why History? What is History?

  This is a letter addressed to the learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad, who researched on the Silk Road. I had the pleasure of watching you research on the silk road, taking care to do my best impersonation of a cat on a hot tin roof whenever i saw that you became aware of…

The Silk Road-Part 4 of 4-Trade and Culture

This is the fourth part of the series based on the research done by learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad on the ancient Silk Road. The research team consisted of Aravind Bandreddi, Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Aatmesh and Zoya Kadeer. This document was prepared by Aatmesh. My research areas : Trade  Culture – what is culture,…

The Silk Road-Part 3 of 4-Religions on the Silk Road

This is the third part of the four part series based on the research done by Learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad, on the ancient Silk Road and focuses on the various religions on the Silk Road.  The research team included Aravind Bandreddi, Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Aatmesh and Zoya Kadeer. This document was prepared by…

The Silk Road-Part 2 of 4-Geography

This is the second part of a four part series based on research done by Learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad, on the ancient silk road. The research team consisted of Aravind Bandreddi, Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Aatmesh and Zoya Kadeer. This document, on the geography of the Silk Road, was prepared by Qutub Khan Vajihuddin….

The Silk Road-Part 1 of a four part series

This is the first part of a four series document based on the research that learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad carried out about the ancient Silk Road. The team consisted of Aravind Bandreddi, Zoya Kadeer, Aatmesh and Qutub Khan Vajihuddin. This document, an introduction to the silk road, was prepared by Aravind Bandreddi.  …

Merchant of Venice-an artistic interpretation

An artistic interpretation by learners after a literary reading of the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare.  The team was led by Sangeeta and Wangdi, English and Art facilitators, and consisted of Qutub, Keegan, and Zoya Kadeer.  

Slavery

Author: Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is an independent self directed project. Slavery Slavery is defined as a human being owning another human being. A slave is considered someone’s property, and therefore deprived of most of the rights ordinarily held by humans. In the early ages, slaves were sold and…

FOREST FIRES OF INDONESIA

Author: Aatmesh, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is an independent self directed project. Forest fires are uncontrolled fires that occur in forests. A forest fire is a subdivision of a wildfire, which is defined as : Any uncontrolled fire that occurs in wilderness (brush, forests, grass etc). When a wildfire occurs, it can be…

Even the doors are our canvas

The Sunshine group (learners aged 6 to 8 years) at the Integral School, Hyderabad react to a drab door. Where is the color, where is the color, you have door, mere pass color hai!   they sing as they tackle the door with help from Wangdi, the facilitator for things that speak art

Color is a friend

Author: Aravind Bandreddi, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad