Category: Teacher Blogger

#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

#TeacherBlogger: Approaching Science Virtually

Science is learned by doing experiments and making observations. As a science teacher, taking students to the lab and getting them to try experiments gives me a feeling of immense accomplishment. The moment a lab session is announced, the students...

/ September 30, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: How to get children to develop a growth mindset?

My tryst with the concept of growth mindset started when I was on a journey of self-discovery. I was at that crossroads of life when material gains and fame were not on my cards anymore. I wanted to make a...

/ September 26, 2020

Poets@Ekya: कभी न सोचा था

 “कभी न सोचा था” कभी न सोचा था ऑनलाइन पढ़ाऊँगी, मुस्कुराते बच्चों से इतना दूर हो जाऊँगी, कभी न सोचा था ऑनलाइन पढ़ाऊँगी। चाॅक-डस्टर छोड़कर कंप्यूटर में सिमट जाऊँगी, उड़ते पंछी छोड़कर पीपीटी दिखाऊँगी,  कभी न सोचा था ऑनलाइन पढ़ाऊँगी।...

/ September 24, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: History is not the past, it is the present and is alive!

My perception of the subject of History used to be similar to many people who feel that it is dry and vast to comprehend and also question- why should it be studied today, or past is past and what does...

/ September 10, 2020

#PoetsOfEkya: What we would have done without you! By Ms. Sreepriya Unnikrishnan

Dear Teacher at Ekya, You are the anchor of the ship Caught in a current – not letting it slip You are the sail which doesn’t fail Come storm, hurricane or hail. You always wear a beautiful smile Even if...

/ September 6, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Teaching children to manage resources

In today’s world, when most kids’ wishes are fulfilled by their parents in the nick of time, it makes me ponder on the rapid age of materialism that we are moving into. Some of our parents also brought us up...

/ August 18, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Encouraging self-learning habits in students

As a teacher, I have been trying to understand why children are sometimes unable to focus on a class? Why do they sometimes come up with excuses for failing to complete an assignment on time? Why are these children unable...

/ August 14, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Passion vs Experience: What makes a good educator?

In any field of study, there is always the need for interest, zeal, and motivation. That’s what keeps the thirst for knowledge moving forward. As educators ourselves, we are challenged with the task of sprinkling the dust of curiosity onto...

/ August 10, 2020

#TeacherBlogger: Wealthy mood with some healthy food

My name is Priyanka Singh, and I teach Social Science in the Primary School at Ekya School ITPL. I would like to share my experience regarding the Breakfast Club that is being conducted by all the campuses on Saturdays. When...

/ July 19, 2020