December so far has been an eventful month. After much dithering, our primary section reopened for offline classes. Goodbye ‘work from home’ and ‘hello school campus’. School Ahoy! The parents whooped and cheered but when it was time, many decided not to send their children. “Omicron is spreading and no vaccination as yet for the… Continue reading Back To School, Hybrid Classes Rule!
How about a quick peek into my online teaching classes on Zoom?
"Don't post the photo of the rangoli online, ma'am ", said the PT instructor in the school. The rangoli in question was of a magnificent peacock entwined with the Indian flag ; the crisp white outlines enclosing the iridescent blue rangoli powder that contrasted sharply against the saffron, white and green . The children and… Continue reading Where the mind is without fear .
It was a kindergarten class and the children had just finished listening to the story rabbit and the tortoise. The hare was substituted but the story remained the same. I chanced upon them when they were about to discuss the lesson they learnt from the story. One could see the excited hands and… Continue reading A classroom tale