12 July 2016: Day Eighteen

  In the morning today, I sat in Dr Smita’s class. She had not gone to the clinic today and was instead teaching a class. There were 17 students (8 girls and 9 boys) and they came from classes 6 through 8. Dr Smita was talking to them about water pollution, water recycling and some…

Lesson Plan: 11 July 2016 – 20 July 2016

[This draft was prepared by Rekha Ma’am and myself.] [There were more field trips in the General Knowledge (GK) class that were done last week, and these will be documented soon.]

11 July 2016: Day Seventeen

In the morning today, I visited Dr Smita and Sameera Ma’am in the clinic and had a conversation with them on why students liked coming here, and also why they liked to come here too. Here’s what Dr Smita had to tell me.

9 July 2016: Day Sixteen

Today I went to Asha in the morning for a couple of hours and did this DIY-like workshop with three students to make our own Google Cardboard Viewer. I spent my time there working with Santosh (a first year college student and also ex-Asha student), Dhiraj (a grade 11 student) and Komal (a grade 9…

8 July 2016: Day Fifteen

There were ten students in total today morning, and only Sheetal Ma’am, and Satyam and Santosh (both student-employees). Sameera Ma’am did not come today, and Rekha Ma’am also was not going to come in in the afternoon. Santosh was teaching the 7th grade students and Sheetal Ma’am was teaching the 8th grade students. I spent…

7 July 2016: Day Fourteen

“Bhaiya, how are black holes made in the sky?” This was the first question I was asked by Nishant, a sixth grader with large round spectacles in the Nehru Nagar Public School. Since class had just resumed after the break, I told Nishant that we’ll talk about black holes in detail after the end of…