The need for Student Ownership

The COVID-19 crisis is upon us and school education has taken a hit amidst all the things that it has affected. In this unprecedented time, over a billion students worldwide are unable to go to school or university, due to measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 (~300 million alone from India). Would this crisis be a good time to start trusting our students and develop feelings of ownership among them?

The One Where Responsibility is a Child’s Play

A Greater Chennai Corporation school… The students here are talented, caring and super smart. They know how to do things and also how NOT to. As an STM, I loved going to that school for the sheer delight it gave me while interacting with those students. The initial selection of the Student leaders (SL) and…

Zero Hour: Hopes and Endevours!

“The beginning is always today” And so we begin our social project in collaboration with the ASN Senior Secondary School on this eventful day. The ‘Pre Assessment Test’ or PAT was conducted for the students of 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th standard, for evaluating the children according to their academic performance. The questions were…