Safe spaces in Schools Image by journalmuse.net If you are the class teacher,you are in complete charge of your class.It is interesting and maybe overwhelming to be handling all the students as a class teacher.When you set rules in a creative way ,your students become more receptive. Here are nine, simple ways to create safe… Continue reading Creating Safe Spaces
There is a huge change in children's behavior of late.There is a lot more happening in the background though,in their homes.There is an upsurge in the number of people working in the Corporate Sector,MNCs specifically.I am all for progress and societal empowerment.Better pay,more perks,more travel and parties with drinks on the house are part of… Continue reading Family First!
Picture by Journal Jotting Sounds grand?But this is what we are doing when we teach!Having the confidence to voice this might be difficult for some of us.How to become more convincing and build confidence? At Home: Start your morning with a short prayer.It does set the tone for the day.Not a believer?No problem!Take few deep… Continue reading Building Confidence
This is not a classroom activity.However,this totally relates to the classroom scenario that we are facing now.There are so many children with learning disorders,behavioral issues and emotional stress.Young children who have an immense capacity to learn seem to be less receptive to learning. We are talking about this in our peer circle.There is a decline… Continue reading Technology ‘n’ Parenting
It is strange to see how many of us complain,'Am depressed' and stranger to hear this from class 5 kids!I was travelling in the school bus when one child told his friend,"Am so stressed" and his friend said,"Full depression,da".This was because they don't get to play during the week they have tests.We really have to… Continue reading Simple Ways to Take Care of your ‘Self’
Teacher's Dossier When we start working as a teacher, often we forget to record our progress. We do know that we learn every time we enter a classroom.Every academic year, we strive towards excellence. We set standards that are on par with professionals from the corporate world. And ,we do this without expectations or incentives.… Continue reading Teachers : Portfolio
Neha G Utmani is a Visual art facilitator who believes in teaching children to create an everlasting impact. She has a rich experience of several years in working with children. This post was published on her blog: http://nehautmani.blogspot.com/2016/10/identity.html and is made available here, with her kind permission. The session plan below is structured and facilitated… Continue reading Visual Art – Understanding Identity