Teaching in a pandemic – Day 1 report

Teaching in a pandemic – Day 1 report

2020/05/15 at 8:41 AM

Shri Parvarish

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

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