Category: Education

Scaling Heights

“Ma’am! in the video you showed us at the training, loved how children could write on the blackboard! Can we also get low boards so our children can do that?”“yes! Let’s write that in our school improvement wishlist, let’s see if we have the funds for this” | A few days later, in the classroom, […]
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Little Super Star

“Miss: why exactly are your pants folded up on one leg? And why does this happen everyday?Student: Miss, this is Simbu style! I like it this way!Miss: Sure! But should we do this in school? With school uniform?Student: But it’s already 4 PM – School is over right?”Interactions like these, the small ones are so […]
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Floor Space & Stars

Here’s our story of appreciation and small acts of big love #humansofkanavu‘Children learn and grow in a positive environment of love and encouragement. We have to find ways to make our positivity and encouragement visible’ was a key message of our training on building a ‘Positive Classroom Culture’. Following this, teachers broke into smaller groups and […]
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Thinking Box!

“My students are always complaining- you are talking about problem solving in the world” sighed Gowthami miss in a teacher’s circle. “Have you tried using a complaint box?” I asked and it was drowned with apprehensions about children’s ability to write, remember about it in the heat of the moment. Other ideas flowed in, discussed […]
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‘You got mail!’

“Fumbled with the keys; unlocked it finallyBeads of perspiration trickled downMission accomplished- he felt the stress leave his neckHis first ever email just got sent”Here’s our story of #unlockingpotential with our #digitalliteracy program. Teachers who have seen a computer, now can access it, to teach and learn.
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Lights, Camera, Action!

The school was bustling with activity – students in classrooms, teachers walking around, working out some logistics – we were welcomed with big smiles and curious eyes. The videography crew set up the tripod, camera, and mike – teachers, and parents stood and watched carefully and we said, “Let’s start!” The teachers burst into a […]
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Chak De!

Me: Can you please introduce yourself?Sukanya: I am Sukanya; a sportswoman; studied in Cuddalore… I play cricket, kabaddi, and kho-kho…Me: Great, Why do you want to be a PeT teacher?Sukanya: I want to teach because I want to lead by example – I want to make sure girls play sports; I can train them and […]
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Super Substitute

Walking the extra mile for quality education A call from the HM… sharing that one of our teachers, Kani miss had an injury; requiring her rest her fractured leg for 6-7 weeks… discussed a few options to support the classroom, other teachers in school and the teacher herself. My thoughts stayed with our teacher and […]
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