The art of asking the right questions needs to be necessarily built into the teaching-learning processes in our classrooms. While learning, ‘Questioning the answers is as important as answering the questions’. And children need to learn this in their formative years.
Transformation in learning is not a momentary wave. At Chrysalis, we believe it is like a ripple. A ripple that grows and builds itself up, gaining strength as it moves forward, and most importanly, causing more ripples on its way.
People often talk about their ‘pedagogical approach’ to teaching and learning. But what does it actually mean?
This is a Social Studies class on ‘New Religions’ of the world. But this is not just about learning the years in Lord Buddha's life or the basic tenets of Buddhism. The children explore these tenets on their own.
Discuss the efficacy of the tenets in their every day life. And draw their own conclusions and answers.
“I was battling between two thoughts. Should I correct the spellings or should I focus on how well the child has understood the question and how creatively she has woven her understanding in the form of an answer. I chose the latter. Spellings...made a note in my handbook to include it in my lesson plan.” - Teacher, Chrysalis Partner School
Note: Have you ever received "A Letter from the Future"? A letter from one of your current 2nd grade students maybe? Here's one such letter. Dear Educator, the future looks up to you. There's a lot of hope and joy in store there. Because, we know you cared for this child today! Read on...
Presenting, some #SmallBigIdeas that can transform Formative Education in your schools. They are seemingly small but definitely impactful. Because, all you would need is an open mind and a willing heart.