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Intelligence is not dominated by a single general ability, as Howard Gardner suggested in his theory of multiple intelligence. Intelligence is a group of eight abilities, namely, musical–rhythmic, visual–spatial, verbal–linguistic, logical–mathematical, bodily–kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic. Later on existential and moral intelligence were also considered for inclusion into this bunch.  Each individual possesses a unique blend of all these intelligences. Gardner firmly maintains that his theory of multiple intelligences should “empower learners”, not restrict them to one modality of learning. Schools are often fails to cater all these.

uraan believes in this. We also believe in a free thinking, democratic and creative learning processes for the young minds with an eye to identify and nurture individuality of each child.

uraan is a Kolkata based collective of creative and experienced minds geared towards quality improvement of life and society through education. Uraan considers education as a tool of social reconstruction.

uraan conducts workshops and camps for the children, catering to the development of multiple intelligence of a child through group/collaborative work with theatre, art, creative thinking, nature, rhythm and music, creative writing etc.

We also help educators to capacitate them to tackle and ignite multiple intelligence of a child.

Formed in 2010, the group has rapidly gone ahead and is in the process of advising and training groups of schools, NGOs.

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……. Team uraan

417559_10150678233855844_1998697578_n Malini Mukherjee, . has more than 15 years of experience as teacher, teacher trainer, curriculum developer and policy maker in education. She has closely worked with international agencies, NGOs and government.She has trained educators worldwide. Story telling  and writing for kids is her passion.
323018_330419957001442_735461964_o Anshuman Das, has more than 15 years of experience in working with children and educators on theatre, alternative pedagogy, art, environment and nature. He has trained worldwide.
 Shakti-Dhar102 Shakti Dhar is an Entrepreneur with 18-years experience in IT, leaning towards Open Source technologies and tools. He is an environment enthusiast and an educator.
 anisha102 Anisha Sharma is the technical support of Uraan with decades of experience in IT sector. Also an environment enthusiastennnt and nature.
23-26th apr'10 malbazar visit 195 Surjakanta Das is an educator with considerable expertise in the environment education as well as building basic skills amongst children,especially from rural background.and nature.

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