Story of Collaboration

  • Neha
  • April 28, 2022
  • 2 min read

This is a story of #Collaboration and the #ButterflyEffect On Apr 5th we inaugurated a new toilet block for the girl children. This was conducted at the Panchayat Union Primary School, Kothimangalam, Tirukazhukundram, TN. This school caters to 164 students. It has an energetic principal and invested teachers. The project as part of Bhumi‘s Ignite+ […]

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Parent Engagement

  • Neha
  • April 28, 2022
  • 1 min read

Excited faces of children and parents actively engaging in discussions were common sights at the Anbana Kudumbam (Loving Family) event at Dhanalakshmi Primary School on 9th April 2022. Monika, a 2020-22 Cohort Fellow, with the HELO Team organised the event for over 120 parents of the school with the aim of creating awareness around mental health, well-being, and […]

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Bringing Fun Indoors

  • Neha
  • February 26, 2022
  • 1 min read

Children need a fine balance of indoor and outdoor games for their holistic development. Indoor games help children develop their fine motor skills and gather their focus. Interaction with peers teaches them how to handle success & failure and to be a team player. Bhumi Fellow Monika helped bring fun into her classroom by introducing […]

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This article was published in The Hindu In School epaper on 19th November, 2021 “Mental health” has become a buzzword over the past year. What comes to your mind when you hear of the word “mental health”? Take a second to think about it. Chances are that you are thinking of depression or some kind […]

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Is addiction to technology “disabling” children?

  • Neha
  • January 28, 2022
  • 3 min read

This article was published in The Hindu In School paper on 16th December 2021, titled “Take Control of Tech!” Harish’s exams are due next week but he is finding it hard to focus on his lessons. He feels restless and stressed. Thousands of kilometers away, Seema and her family members are all at home. She […]

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Social Emotional Learning – Journey 2019-20

  • Neha
  • May 26, 2020
  • 3 min read

There is a lot of excitement and giggling as we enter a classroom. There are children trying out mouse masks. We see that there is a role play of a cat and mouse going on. When we quiz them, the children share their pearls of wisdom, “when we are out, we should listen attentively, see […]

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Teachers’ Fest: Celebrating the Guru

  • Neha
  • March 16, 2020
  • 2 min read

On Feb 29, 2020, Teachers’ Fest was conducted for 37 teachers from Bhumi’s School Transformation Program. The objective was to ignite improved teaching practices through discussions, workshops, and immersive learning. Dr. R. Rajammal, a renowned teacher and recipient of the National Award for Teachers offered triggers on teaching with leadership principles and what great impact […]

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The best predictor of student success is the extent to which families encourage learning at home and involve themselves in their child’s education. In low-income schools, where parents usually struggle to make a living and provide quality education to their children, this can be challenging. To engage parents in such situations, out of the box […]

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Educating the heart

  • Neha
  • January 29, 2020
  • 3 min read

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”– Aristotle Today a person’s success in society is largely measured by his education or wealth and little by the values he possesses or the good he has done to society.  This starts right from a young age at homes, at educational institutions where […]

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Introducing bots for a future in technical education

  • Neha
  • December 26, 2019
  • 2 min read

Most of the time when we think about robots, it’s an image of a humanoid in a metallic suit serving us something on our command. But there is much more to robotics than a human-like figure on our beck and call! Did you know that Robotics can play an important part in education too? Through Robotics […]

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