Reading and writing
Into this new mode of teaching -on line- meant that we went into it with little preparation. Lack of appropriate materials and resources, technical problems, and lack of internet facilities and constant power cuts were some of the challenges that all teachers faced during their virtual classes. Also, teachers discovered that students don’t actively engage as much as they do in a real classroom.
Teachers who were unfamiliar with the use of technology had to struggle with tools such as videoconferencing, prepare presentations and learn to be tech-savvy together with their regular teaching job. For shyer kids, this environment is ideal. Online classes made those who are more withdrawn open and forthcoming with participation.
Our Teachers make use of various tools like discussions, quizzes, presentations, activities, and projects to encourage active participation. Being friendly and communicative establishes understanding with the students. It makes a Teacher more approachable. Setting aside time for pleasant chats and problem solving, calling on every student in the class from time to time and being flexible regarding the submission deadline and giving space for lapses helps to build a relationship of trust and camaraderie with students.
Nothing works better for a child than personal attention from the teacher who then becomes a person rather than just a voice behind the screen.
Face to face classes