TEACHERS'CORNER

 

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR LANGUAGE TEACHERS


The language teachers of Scholars Indian School had an enthusiastic session on Effective classroom teaching by Ms. Asma Siddique (Learning Coach & Induction In-charge, GEMS Westminster, RAK) on September 15, 2022 in the school auditorium. The Resource person emphasized the importance of knowing your student to improve the learning standards in the class. She stressed on the interactive activities to be included in the lessons to enhance learning. The teachers must prepare all lessons thoroughly to accomplish the outcome with the objective.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR NEW TEACHERS


Teacher induction programs help new teachers to become competent and effective professionals in the classroom. Teacher Induction Program is a systematic and comprehensive training scheme for newly hired teachers as part of professional development toward effective teaching and commitment for the profession. The meeting was conducted to the new teachers to induct them on the various aspects of the school by the Principal Hameed Ali Yahya KM, Vice Principal Ms. Preetha M, Senior Supervisor Mr. Prasad T P and IT coordinator Mr. Shemeer.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CPD Session for Mathematics teachers


On Saturday, 3 rd September 2022, Scholars Indian School organized a workshop for Mathematics teachers on the topic ‘Effective lesson planning’. The workshop was initiated by Mr. Chandran of Modern English School, Dibba, U.A.E. The main topic of the workshop included the creation of effective lesson planning, how to use the plans on time in the classroom, how to differentiate the activities and how to keep the classroom activity more productive. He also discussed the advantages of having differentiated activities as it will result in more student engagement and less discipline issues in the class. He also gave a demo class based on the topic Arithmetic Progression by using different kinds of techniques as discussed in the workshop. All the attendees seemed to be involved in activities given by Mr. Chandran.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Evacuation Training Programme for teachers – Mrs. Ambili Shaji, Teacher & Coordinator


The Health and Wellness Coordinator, Mrs. Ambili Shaji, conducted a session on Safe Evacuation to the teachers of Scholars Indian School on September 03, 2022 in the auditorium. It briefed about the precautions and the guidance to be given to the students on how to act when they listen to the emergency alarm. All teachers must verify that they bring the children safely to the nearest assembly points. They must have a head count and must provide assistance to those students who have physical disabilities. The teachers also got an awareness on the Emergency services available in the country.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CPD Session for teachers On Effective Lesson Planning


1. Resource Person: Mrs. Fathima Mehnaz (Gulf Asian School, Sharjah)

 

The teachers received an orientation session on ‘How to improve the lesson plan’ and the “Essential elements in a lesson plan’. She focused on heterogenous seating and the 4 C’s. The classes must start with a Starter, moving to Content and concluding with the Plenary. She emphasized that starter activities must be challenging and involving and the content part must be organized and planned well. Open and closed ended questions must be part of the assessment and the outcomes must be Smart, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time bound. She spoke of the 4 principles i.e, learning is personalized, learning is competency, learning happens anytime and anywhere and students take the ownership. All classes must end with a follow up and leave a scope for research. The session was informative and beneficial for the teachers.

2. Resource Person: Mrs. Powai Varghese (Gulf Asian School, Sharjah)

 

On Saturday, 27th August, Scholars Indian School organized a workshop for Science teachers on the topic 'Effective lesson plan writing'. The workshop was initiated by Mrs. Powai Varghese of Gulf Asian English School, Sharjah. The main topic of the workshop included the creation of effective lesson planning, how to use these plans on time in the classroom, how to differentiate the activities and how classrooms can be more active and productive with the implementation of these effective techniques. She also discussed the advantages of having activities which are differentiated as it will result in more student engagement and less discipline issues in the classroom. She presented various activities which are highly effective in a class of three types of achievers and how each one takes something home and feels accomplished. All the attendees seemed to be involved in the activities that Mrs. Powai Varghese explained in the discussion and teachers gave their valuable comments and suggestions wherever necessary.

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CPD Session for teachers - Hameed Ali Yahya K M (Principal, Scholars Indian Private School)


A CPD workshop was conducted by Mr. Hameed Ali Yahya K M, Principal (Scholars Indian Private School, RAK) on 25th August 2022 in the school auditorium. The topic discussed on the workshop was about the six performance standards. Types of teaching criteria were explained in detail. Difference between formative and summative assessments was discussed in the session. All teaching staff actively participated in this session.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awareness on e-Safety & School Infrastructure Management for teacher


Scholars Digital Citizenship Week (May 17 - May 20)

 

A session conducted for the teachers on May 28, 2022 by IT department had thrown light on different arenas of e safety which ensured a safe and fun learning for students. The session started with a 360 degrees narration on school website and the different access buttons through which information regarding scholastic and Co scholastic activities of the school could be available from the parent portal. The session also covered detailed information about the e-safety rules, incident reporting, Microsoft 360, smart board usage and do's and don’ts s of online technology in classroom. The end of the session also witnessed the Q& A session that could clearly remove all the ambiguities in using online tools and techniques in teaching and learning.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Safety Awareness for teachers

 

Scholars Digital Citizenship Week (May 16 - May 20) Scholars Indian School conducted an Online Safety Awareness Session for our Staff Members held on Tuesday, 17 May 2022. Session 1 was conducted by Mr. Mohamed Jumaa Al Jneibi, the Enterprise and risk Management Manager of Emirates Safer Internet Society. He spoke comprehensively about Information security, cyber security and confidentiality. He focused on the need to protect and how to prevent potential loss of information. He explained about Social engineering and the ways in which people can encroach and cheat us. The session was beneficial to all and he answered all the queries of the staff.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awareness Session for teachers on learning disability disorder

 

Many children may struggle in school with some topics or skills from time to time. When children try hard and still struggle with a specific set of skills over time, it could be a sign of a learning disorder. Having a learning disorder means that a child has difficulty in one or more areas of learning, even when overall intelligence or motivation is not affected The session was conducted by the counsellor on 23rd of April 2022 at 8.am in the school auditorium. The session was open to all the teachers of our school. The goal of the session was to explain children with learning disorder and how to overcome it. Children with L.D may feel frustrated that they cannot master a subject despite trying hard, and may, act helpless, or withdraw. Learning disorders can also be connected with emotional or behavioral disorders, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or anxiety. The combination of problems can make it particularly hard for a child to succeed in school. Diagnosing each disorder properly, the child can get the right kind of help. Teachers can play an important role in collaborating with schools to help a child with learning disorders or other disabilities get the special services they need. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created a report that describes the roles that healthcare providers can have in helping children with disabilities external icon, including learning disorders. Maintaining a sound physical and mental health is a must to be able to perform to one’s best of capabilities. The Session ended with several questions from the teachers, staff, and management etc. it was well received by teachers and staff alike, who want to build a future of our world. ‘’Our children are our future, our pride and joy’’

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Webinar on Social Emotional skills by Mrs. Nirmala Nair (Counsellor, Scholars Indian School)

 

Social emotional skills play a pivotal role in the life of an individual. The topic is the need of the hour which has to be fully understood by the teaching faculty for the benefit and the wellbeing of students. The session conducted by the school counsellor Mrs. Nirmala Nair (Counsellor, Scholars Indian School) on 5 June 2021 met the objectives and empowered teachers on these skills.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Webinar by Dr. Nasreen Banu B R (Principal, Gulf Asian School, Sharjah)

 

A session on ‘21 st century skills’ was conducted for the educators of the school by the savant and scholar Dr. Nasreen Banu (Principal, Gulf Asian School, Sharjah) on 29 May 2021. The riveting session added a lot of insights and skill to the teachers to handle the 21 st century skills. The session also encompassed a lot of tools that could engage 21 st students and to bring out the best in them.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A session on ‘Curriculum’

 

A special session on curriculum was handle by Mr. Thaju K H, vice principal, for the teachers. Through this session he apprised teachers on the objectives of curriculum and how to prepare an outstanding curriculum that will benefit the students of all age groups.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Know your school by TP Prasad

 

A session on comprehensive detailing of school, infrastructure, stake holders, clubs, plans, policies, and modus operandi of the school was conducted by the academic counsellor of the school, Mr. Prasad T P, on 17 April 2021. The session brought in a lot of insights and helped teaching faculty to get connected with the school at the time of distance education.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Paediatrics Training for teachers

 

Paediatric training was attended by a group of teachers who are falling under the category of task force and are allocated duties for managing students in the campus. The paediatric session included an elaborate talk on various preliminary first aids and how to administer CPR during emergencies.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Covid-19: Training for Staff

 

Teaching and non-teaching staff of the school had been given a comprehensive COVID-19 training by the authorized agency approved by KHDA on August 12, 2020. The session apprised them of the guidelines and how to act with prowess during the face-face classes..