कार्यालयीन सहायक वातावरण और कोविड-१९

To read this blog in English, please click here. / हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. लगभग देढ़ साल हो चुके है कोविड-१९ को हमारे देश (भारत) में आकर और इस भयंकर महामारी के चपेट मे हमें और हमारे बहुत सारे परिवार के सदस्यों को तकलीफ पहुँची है I कोविड-१९ के कारण बहुत…

Building rapport in online learning spaces.

Rapport building; Verb, is defined as – Creating a relation or connection, especially one that is harmonious or sympathetic with another person. In a facilitator-Student relation, it is more like a tool to construct trust and comfort in that space in-between. A facilitator-student rapport is a vital, but sometimes underappreciated, aspect of Facilitation/Teaching. A good…

Celebrating little things in the classroom

“Little joy needs an audience big-things are big anyways.” – anonymous It happens many times as an SEL(Social Emotional Learning) facilitators, when we are facilitating, lesson planning, or observing the classroom, that a warm feeling arises suddenly about little things. This influences us to take a pause and celebrate those little things. You might be…

The role of norms in the SEL classroom

Introduction Facilitating Social Emotional Learning (SEL) to a wide range of ages and cultural groups brings with it also certain considerations, to make learning fun, respectful and equitably participative for everyone. This blog brings to you an important element of classroom practices from Apni Shala, called Norming. What are norms? “Norms”, according to the American…

Centering wellbeing in our work with communities

हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। Stories hold people’s lived-experiences, their responses in the face of injustice, their hopes and values of being in this world – all of which remain unhidden in the face of systemic oppression, an unequal world and people’s stories…

A message from Amrita Nair

It was our first day visiting a school in 2012, with a letter from our university in our hands and a little proposal of activities that we hoped to accomplish. I could never have imagined that meeting with the principal and teachers would lead to what is today a dream that 25 passionate educators and…

हमारे परिवार, स्कूल और घरों में कैसे दिखता है सामाजिक और भावनात्मक विकास?

To read this blog in English सामाजिक और भावनात्मक शिक्षा के कई रूप और पहलू हो सकते हैं। हमारे बच्चे, और बड़े, इस अलग-अलग तरह से समझते और जिंदगी में अपनाते हैं।  जैसे कि मैं अपने बच्चों और परिवार से कहती हूँ की हमें हर इंसान की कदर करनी चाहिये। हर इंसान की अपनी भावना…

A toolkit to kickstart Social-emotional Learning

हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। In our last article in this series(Article 1 and 2 ) we attempt to consolidate our learning from the enriching interactions with organizations that are making Social-emotional learning (SEL) accessible to students across the country. To help make…

Integrating Social Emotional Learning and Academics

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. With the passage of time and the buzz around Mental Health, educators, mental health professionals and policy makers are becoming aware of the need to teach Social-Emotional skills in schools. For instance, the National Education Policy 2020 states…

Social Emotional Learning: Organization Spotlight (Rural)

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. In our last article in this series, we featured organizations working on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in an urban context. For the second article in this series, we present our learning from conversations with organizations from rural India….

Leading with Care – Insights from Apni Shala supervision practice

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. Our mission is to support wellbeing, this starts with the people we work with – anonymous  This article explores the role of supervision in creating wellbeing spaces for all staff at Apni Shala in alignment of organisational vision…

Social Emotional Learning: Organization Spotlight (urban)

इस ब्लॉग को हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए, यहाँ क्लिक करें। हा ब्लॉग मराठी मध्ये वाचण्यासाठी, येथे क्लिक करा. According to a research by the Indian Journal of Psychiatry, there are nearly 5 crore Indian children suffering from mental disorders, and this number will increase if the adolescent population is considered as well. (Sources: NCBI) Given the…