Aug 17, 2021

Research-based Training for Teachers

Teachers of Aarohi Bal Sansar recently attended a ' Research Based Training' organised by Madhuvan Ashram, Ramgarh. This training was attended by twelve other schools from the nearby areas. 

Some of the highlights of the workshop were

  • The best part about this week long training was the routine which included Yoga, Meditation, Self Reflection and Shramdaan.  It is important for a teacher to revisit and reinforce personal goals everyday, leading to self-growth. 
  • Holistic Development- It is important that a child, not only grows physically but also becomes mentally and emotionally healthy. Hence certain exercises around improving and understanding senses, expressing emotions and building imagination were conducted.
  • Activity based learning- Making abstract subject like mathematics interesting and relatable through various exercises were taught. Scientific understanding could be done extremely well through facilitating simple experiments from around the child's environment. 

As per the government guidelines, we are looking forward to resume classes at Aarohi Bal Sansar from Aug 18, 2021. The team is excited to meet the students. 

Aug 13, 2021

Yet another monsoon harvest at Aarohi School Farm

Aarohi members from different sectors have come together in designing  of and sowing seedlings in the school farm and the area around it. The diligence shown by the team in undertaking the tasks are commendable. The team strongly believs that unless kids are involved in the farming work, there is no way to develop their love and respect for nature. Some teachers share their suggestions and also spend time in the school farm, growing herbs and vegetables. The school team is eager to work with kids when the school reopens. One of the lessons learnt in these times of C-19 is  'One who stays closer to the soil, seldom falls sick'. We, at Aarohi dreams of a day when the next generation will stick to their land, their farm, preserving their resources and not having to migrate from their villages.

Apr 20, 2021

Aarohi Bal Sansar reopens with celebrations

Science Day preparations
Science Day preparations

Because of the worldwide pandemic schools have been shut since March 2020. Various mediums of teaching like whatsapp videos and chats, video and audio calls, home visits, google tools etc.  were tried and tested during this period. Finally, after much planning, deliberation and as per the government guidelines, Aarohi Bal sansar resumed its functioning from the last week of february. The school reopened to a fun-filled science event for kids. First few days of school were dedicated to preparing science activities. Celebration took place on ‘Science Day’.  A Kids 'Theatre and Dance festival' also took place at Aarohi amphitheatre. Kids from Happy Children’s Library, Village Seem put up some performances- Indian classical dance and theatre. The kids went through a series of process-oriented drama classes stretched over a period of four months. Various exercises on body language, voice modulation etc. were conducted under this initiative. On the day of culmination, the kids presented themselves confidently  in front of an audience from the community.  

Parents at Science day celebration
Parents at Science day celebration
Indian classical dance performance
Indian classical dance performance
Drama- The Day the crayons Quit
Drama- The Day the crayons Quit
Drama- Senior Kids
Drama- Senior Kids
 
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