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SHARON TEACHERS AS CEQUE FELLOWS

As the academic year 2016-’17 drew to an end, we received a message on Whatsapp from our Principal, Ms. Annie Thomas. It was an invitation to apply for a ‘fellowship training’ for English and Maths teachers from std. I to VIII. This fellowship was being conducted by CEQUE – Centre for Equity and Quality in Universal Education. The program is known as ‘Teacher Pages Innovator Fellowship’ (TPIF) which is being offered in partnership with the Tata Institute of Social Scienes, Mumbai. The aims of the fellowship were: To develop teachers’ skills to innovate creative methods of teaching. To help teachers Read more

STUDENT SEMINAR: BEING A RESPONSIBLE NETIZEN

I, Avisha Shah, student of class X A, write this letter to thank the Principal and management for organizing the seminar ‘ Being a responsible netizen’ on Friday, 30 th June 2017 in the school. The theme was very interesting for all of us as we could identify with it in many ways, given our current digital lifestyle. All of us are now teenagers and social media has been playing a crucial part in our daily life. We were very engrossed in the session as the presenter was great at establishing a rapport with each one of us. More than Read more

TEACHING GRAMMAR INNOVATIVELY

Teaching Grammar Innovatively was conducted by experienced trainer Ms. Neoline from Parisar Asha on 9 th June 2017. The objective of the training was to get an overview of some of the grammar topics. Twelve teachers from Sharon attended the training session which involved fun activities and interactive exercises. It was a refresher course for teachers who have been teaching English Grammar for many years. Most of the topics under ‘ Parts of Speech’ was discussed through innovative activities and short stories. One of the highlights of the session was writing task assigned to teachers on the topic ‘Kiwis’, which Read more

SOCIAL MEDIA: A BOON OR A BANE

On 30 th June 2017, our principal Ms. Annie Thomas had organized a very constructive seminar to create awareness among students about the appropriate use of social media. Ms. Dipti Paria, a responsible officer of the Cyber cell from Netism Foundation provided guidance and created an awakening among the students std IX and X. There were many important topics discussed from how people hack accounts to how they create fake accounts and follow users through social media. Certain crimes like morphing, gambling, bullying etc were also highlighted. Not only did she discuss about the shortcomings of social media but also Read more