Bhumi – Bhumi Fellowship

Transforming Math through CPA

  • fellowship
  • June 13, 2022
  • 4 min read

Transforming Math through CPA Author: Shreyas Aaditya Mathematics is seen as an abstract subject that causes anxiety among children. The use of the CPA method helps children in relating mathematics to their everyday lives and leads to a gradual shift to abstract thinking. When I ask people to reflect on math, there are two types […]

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Equality vs Equity

  • fellowship
  • June 13, 2022
  • 3 min read

Equality vs Equity Author: Parvathy E V The blog talks about why both equality and equity are important in promoting student outcomes and respecting the diversity in a classroom. “Miss, why are you late for class today? We should come to school on time, right?” a child asked me one morning when I was late […]

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The Art of Fundraising

  • fellowship
  • June 9, 2022
  • 4 min read

The Art of Fundraising Author: Monika Thangavelu On the day my fundraising campaign was out, I was excited but equally nervous. The target was 1,35,250/- and I had only 15 days starting from Oct 15th. This was my first experience of an online fundraiser. “What can I do to achieve this target?”, was the one […]

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Communication Bridge

  • fellowship
  • June 9, 2022
  • 4 min read

Communication Bridge Author: Oindrila Ghosh As a fellow from a different state, the language barrier is the most prominent obstacle blocking a connection with the children. While this felt like the biggest struggle for me, I realised that my children are making an effort for me as well. Explore how we are both trying to […]

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One Step at a Time 

  • fellowship
  • June 6, 2022
  • 4 min read

One Step at a Time Author: Neelanjana Varanasi As I stand at the close of another term, I’m still seeking answers. One question leads to another. I guess the thrill of it lies in unearthing new questions each time! An entire school year and one year of the pandemic gone by, time indeed flies. With […]

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Can I tell you a story?

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  • June 3, 2022
  • 4 min read

Can I tell you a story? Author: Manasa Mohan As much as story narration to children caters to child development, listening to their stories caters to more. I want to create a space in my classroom where children feel heard, children feel unjudged and empowered. “Miss, can I tell you a story about my grandfather?” […]

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Connecting Again

  • neha singal
  • January 14, 2022
  • 3 min read

Author: Abhinaya, Bhumi Fellow As schools reopened across the state, many classrooms came with their own challenges – mine included. While solutions are not impossible to achieve, it is important to understand how to navigate these different challenges. More importantly – how do we do it together?  As schools reopened across the state, many classrooms […]

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To give or not to give..

  • neha singal
  • November 17, 2021
  • 4 min read

Author: Anjali Sarmah, Bhumi Fellow What is social change? Is it possible to eradicate societal inequities without charitable support? These are some questions that were running on my mind as I worked on two major components of my project.  Of charity and change“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach […]

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Importance of Fellow-Teacher Engagement

  • neha singal
  • September 2, 2021
  • 3 min read

Author: Monika Thangavelu, Bhumi Fellow Synopsis: I really think the most important aspect of the fellowship is to have continuous engagement with teachers. While we have a lot of spaces for children, it is essential we have spaces for teachers to share, express vulnerability, learn, grow and glow. I still remember my ice-breaker session with […]

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Whole School Transformation – The First Step

  • neha singal
  • August 27, 2021
  • 3 min read

Author: Abhinaya Sridharan, Bhumi Fellow Synopsis: Within the classroom, a child may shine. But, behind the scenes, there are key players helping the child achieve that. What can we do to ensure innovation thrives not just inside, but outside the classroom as well? First steps are usually the hardest to take. This rang true for […]

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