Mehboob and the Garland of Math (2012)
Documentary Film, 25 minutes
After six years of elementary school, Mehboob still has not learned to read, write or count. But he’s a smart kid. And when he is lucky enough to enroll at an unusual Delhi school, his life starts to change quickly. His new teachers and classmates at Jodo Gyan Kendra discover that with a little encouragement and a different approach, Mehboob starts to flourish.
Discover what a child-centered, hands-on approach to math education can look like.
Watch the transformation through one child’s eyes. And imagine the potential for India.