Shri Educator Ms. Gurpreet Kaur conducted a webinar on Gamify your classroom with Kahoot for the facilitators of TSUS Palava on May 19, 2020. The teachers were introduced to the concept of Gamification of Learning and were trained on the Kahoot platform to create and conduct educational quiz games for both synchronous and asynchronous teaching.
Day: 14.05.2020, Thursday
Timing: 10:30 am to 11:30 am (IST)
No. of registrations: 72
No. of attendees: 60
Theme of the day: Self-awareness and mindfulness
It is a 3-hour workshop spread over the course of 3 days and aimed at helping
teachers cope with and help their students cope better with the COVID-19 crisis and resulting lockdown.
It was specifically intended for the teachers at GIS, but a few teachers from TSUS Hyderabad were also included upon special request from the school.
The first day focused on self-awareness and mindfulness in teachers. It was
facilitated by Ms. Sapna Yadav & Ms. Nishigandha Date from the IP Ops team.
Activities like mindfulness-based sensory grounding, emotional check-in using Padlet and discussions were conducted. Certain strategies from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) were shared with the teachers for their own self-care as well as to use in the online classroom.
The overall response received from the participants was positive.
Feeling in a pandemic
Shri Educator Ms Gurpreet Kaur conducted a webinar on Programming with Scratch for ICT facilitators of SEL schools on May 14 2020. The teachers were introduced to the different categories of blocks and were also empowered to create simple games using the different blocks.
SEL facilitated a session on Collaborative E-Learning with a focus on creating architecture of a virtual classroom using online education technologies, effective online teaching to foster student learning and best practices sharing.