1-_yHwxFnojwenXctHAp9e-g

We need to flood young minds, with positivism!

This article originally appeared on https://medium.com/@SriramSampath/we-need-to-flood-young-minds-with-positivism-bdaafbd6788b#.zd2zgih91 and has been published here with consent from the author. The floods have undoubtedly battered the city of Chennai and other parts of coastal Tamil Nadu. Hundreds of people have been killed, thousands have been rendered homeless and it looks like the damage to infrastructure and…

Creative_ways

Creative ways schools can adopt to teach children

With schools being shut off for almost a month now, there’ll be a big pile of portions to be completed. But now, schools can easily adopt different creative ways to teach the children. This in fact will be the perfect time for schools to implement a new idea or method…

1 (2)

Welcome back, Students!

This article was submitted by Shruti Sheshadri, a Teach For India Fellow.  Shruti handles Grade 2 at the CMS, MMDA Colony-1. A month. Yes, it has been a month indeed. These 30 days filled with emotions unknown, exasperation on one end and dread on the other. As we look at…

2

Online resources

Here are the links to some resources that are available online: CBSE: Textbooks for all standards are available here : http://www.ncert.nic.in/ncerts/textbook/textbook.htm Select the class, subject and book title from the drop down menu on the page for accessing the books. SAMACHEER KALVI/ TAMILNADU STATE BOARD: Textbooks for all standards are…

3 (1)

A vision to move forward after the Chennai floods

This article was submitted by Balaji Alwar, a Teach For India Fellow.  Balaji teaches Grade 6 at the CHS, Saidapet. It is not often you get rain holidays that match upto the term holidays every year. That’s indeed is the sad state of affairs mother nature has thrown Chennai city…

4

Different tools to help schools to return and succeed after Chennai floods

This article was submitted by Savita Sivakumar, a Teach For India Fellow. Savita handles Grade 2 at the CPS, Jones Road. As teachers, we play a very important role in helping our students cope with the recent flooding in Chennai. In addition to covering up the lost time on academics,…

5

Increasing the learning potential of students

This article was submitted by Aditi Natarajan, a Teach For India Fellow. Aditi teaches for Grade 2 at the CPS, Thiruvanmiyur. Chennai has had a difficult time now. Many people are working for the rehabilitation of the Chennai through their means and capability. This is very heart-warming and shows how everyone’s lives…

student_stress (1)

Ways to reduce student stress

In our last article we saw ways to cover the portions quickly after the Chennai flood and one of the way is to keep the students stress-free. Students find it difficult to get back into their routine after holidays as such and coupled with the weather woes it may take…

5ways_Schools

5 ways schools can catch up on the lost days and portions!

Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu just had its worst ever flooding in over 100 years. And it is getting back on its feet after facing the wrath of the rain gods. Schools are one of the worst hit in this recent flooding. Schedules were thrown off not only now,…