C Rama Devi
One of the most ubiquitous items found in a school is the school bag, stuffed to capacity, almost parting at the seams. What if there was at least one day when you didn’t have to carry your school bag to school? This thought gave birth to the No School Bag Day in this school. Here’s what the students do when they don’t take their bags to school.
C. Rama Devi
When you have an enthusiastic principal, a group of excited children and teachers willing to experiment what you get is a treehouse in your very own school. Here’s how this group of people in a school came together, worked and learnt a lot over building a treehouse.
Colourful dresses, a song and a dance are not the only ways to celebrate festivals in school. This school came up with a unique idea of celebrating the festival of Sankranti earlier this year–an idea that blended learning with fun.
The quality of teaching depends a lot on the student-teacher rapport. Here are a few ideas to build a strong bond with your students.
A principal of an alternative school writes about the challenges she faces especially in special education and her interaction with families and parents.
Traffic jams during school hours was a problem that needed immediate attention. The author outlines how a few practical steps taken in consultation with parents and students reaped rich dividends.
Absenteeism is a problem that schools have to constantly deal with. Here is how this principal improved regular attendance in his school.
How does a differently abled child fit into the mainstream in the classroom? Are there schools and teachers who draw up separate intervention plans for these children? This article highlights a few cases where children with special needs have been successfully integrated and have enjoyed happy years of schooling.
Schools, a decade ago, were largely content with academic performance as it is the key deliverable although ‘all round development’ was the stated mission. But today’s schools are moving into the demands of the five Cs for 21st Century living – content mastery, communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.
Student mobility is a problem that every school is familiar with. While you can’t stop this from happening there are ways to deal with transient students. This principal writes to tell how you can make student transfers smooth for both you and the student.