borderless classrooms

When we work in the realm of education we often realise that there cannot be any single/uniform pedagogy that can be claimed to work for every single child. It is important that we are not afraid of incorporating the various approaches to education in our own teaching style. I have always believed that each child is capable of learning, even if it may take a little extra time. In 2014 through my fellowship I travelled to Dehradun and it was in an office there that a poster captured my attention.
The moment we hear the word school, a picture of a building with many teachers and children appears  in our mind. And when we talk about the academic activities of the school, we visualise a classroom where the teacher is facing the  children who are sitting in rows in a systemic manner. There is nothing wrong with this imagery because this is how we see the classrooms most of the time.

This article talks about an activity where students make global connect and share about their history, culture and tradition. This is an effective way to enhance the communication skills and bring confidence in the classroom. Making connections with the educators across the globe will lead to a collaborative efforts of learning on a global platform. Taking SGDs (Sustainable Development Goals) in the classroom becomes easy. So let's Skype and learn...

Skype and Learning

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