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Priyanka Ohri

Environmental Awareness

No one can be blamed for taking a convenient route, as we learn what we see and others learn from what we do. It is a vicious cycle. This being the point, I think schools are a great place to start initiating any change in the society,…

Education Beyond Books

Completing the syllabus, creating question banks are a few things which come very naturally to teachers. In fact, a day is incomplete until I have thought of which chapter needs to be completed or supplemented with notes. We cannot deny…

New Term = Accessibility to Life Skills

I distinctly remember when I was in school, we had two breaks – one a short break after three periods and second one after another three periods, which was the longer lunch break. It was fun. A short break was refreshing and lunch-break was…

Media and Violence

Media is everywhere. Literally! Mobile phones, tablets, computer, television etc. and all these come with easy internet access. In school and at home, we focus on good writing, writing skills, values, which is all very important, but we…

Beyond audio – visual learning

This is just an example of how effective an audio visual learning tool can be. A powerpoint presentation is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to e-learning. Beyond this, e-learning is a method which delivers text, audio, visuals,…

An endless love for Learning

‘The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts,’ – C.S. Lewis What C.S. Lewis says is of utmost importance. As teachers, sometimes the assumption is that duty is to trim the class in such a way that…

An Equal Classroom

A boy in my class quipped how much he liked pink, but he was greeted with whispering laughter. Another boy said he always wanted to become a dancer; the reaction was laughter again, as they considered it feminine. Mothers of most of the…