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
Teachers are professionals.Be it elementary,middle,high or senior school or any organisation that works with children,the demands on a teacher are high.Teachers are expected to work like their corporate counterparts. I am fortunate to work in a private school that offers a warm ambiance - private work space,clean washrooms,coffee machine,microwave and the works!I feel sad though… Continue reading Teachers' Lounge
If we seek meaning in life, we need to be a learner for life. There are many resources that make us reflect – an experience, an interaction, a WhatsApp message, an Instagram story, an event, a movie and of course, a good book. Ikigai is not just a good book. It is a Japanese concept… Continue reading Ikigai
Happy to be a seed planter… It is heartening to look back at the huge learning through the years of teaching across academic calendars and grades as an English language facilitator. The English language has its own twists and idiosyncrasies and to make each class meaningful and interesting is sometimes an arduous task especially with… Continue reading Teacher's Story
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’