#PoetsOfEkya – When life took me by surprise

I remember the times, I used to feel, Life is always going to be, Lived this freely. But then came a Virus, To prove me wrong, For months, we got shut in our homes, During “the great lockdown”. Never did...

/ October 7, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: The power of connections!

Teaching, and being an educator…. What a beautiful feeling it is! … A journey of discovering new connections! I have had around two years of in-class experience with the pre-primary children and have absolutely enjoyed and cherished every bit of...

/ October 6, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Why mothers are considered as good teachers?

Are there qualities we could imbibe and make teaching-learning meaningful? A student once asked me, ‘What inspired you to become a teacher?’ From my perspective, every woman has inbuilt qualities of a teacher that includes love, compassion, passion, dedication, sense...

/ October 6, 2020

#StudentBlogger: Autobiography of a Diary – Beyond

Every life has a starting point. Mine was at the paper factory. No actually, my life started as a tree, in a beautiful evergreen forest. I was a small spruce tree amongst my family who by the record, was more...

/ October 6, 2020

#EventsAtEkya: Games Fusion Club Showcase at Ekya Schools

“Talent wins games… but Intelligence wins championships” The Game Fusion Club is an after school activity which happens once a week between 3-4 pm on Tuesdays. Students from across the five Ekya & CMR campuses joined this virtual session. The...

/ October 5, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: The Art of Learning

I strongly believe that “sharing knowledge is gaining knowledge”. Teaching was never a dream or wish for me! It all started when I volunteered to facilitate arts to students and in this process, I learned a lot and took all...

/ October 5, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Virtual storytelling- A powerful educational tool for online learning

Children have an innate love for stories. Fulfilling this need requires meticulous planning in a class curriculum.  Preparing myself for storytelling class would require me to visit our school library and choose books as they are plenty  – fairy tales,...

/ October 5, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: My Pre-Primary Online Learning Experiences at Ekya

At Ekya we teachers and educators are perennial learners. Ekya provides us a platform to learn new things and helps us get better at what we do. It was the same this year too and that helped us prepare well...

/ October 3, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Pre-Primary Children and Online Learning

Online teaching for pre-primary rather than imagining ways and strategies, many of us picture as to how the class would be. I think it was the same with school parents too. They were even more worried, as they had to...

/ October 3, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Education in the Uncertain Times

The value of homework has been scrutinized for a long time. There are a few students, parents, and teachers who go to a great extent feel that homework causes a lot of stress. Others feel that it is a boon,...

/ October 3, 2020