Education is a lifelong process and the people should never stop educating themselves hence, during these unprecedented times of Pandemic Covid-19, the Educators of Westwind Kindergarten utilized their time effectively and kept themselves gainfully occupied in Digital Learning Environments. Teaching and Learning via webinars and web conferencing is being widely used.
The global trend of digitalization has also transformed us and the way in which education is designed, delivered and implemented.
The educators attended many fruitful, informative and productive webinars. The list is exhaustive because Teaching and Learning is a never-ending process.
The teachers attended webinars organised by Collins on multiple aspects of English Language Teaching, it greatly helped in enhancing our knowledge on the key elements of using English Language, usage of dictionaries, effective use of Language games and developing language, meta cognitive skills and learning styles.
The teachers also attended a Webinar organised by Scholastic- Hop.Click.Learn, which emphasized on importance of virtual platform, influence of learning curve, do's and don'ts of a virtual classroom, effective planning and activities, making sessions engaging and productive, online and offline activities, tools and resources, tips and techniques for early childhood teaching.
Other noteworthy webinars include
Webinars organised by Oxford on Story Time- Constructive use of stories, folk tales, puppets, voice modulation and integration of stories in language, maths, arts and music.
Effective use of Science/EVS skill building at home.
Multidisciplinary Approach to enhance critical thinking.
Embedded differentiated instructions.
Webinar on Happitude- Building happy attitude organised by Square Tales.
Creating learning environment through natural elements, organised by Early Childhood Association.
Webinar themed 'A key to unlock your skills' on the ' new normal in education' and the need to adapt virtual digital learning.
Webinar organised by Dell Aarambh about Creating a conducive Online learning environment at home.
Seminar conducted by Masoom Teacher's Training Program on creating awareness amongst teachers and children about safety and precautions to be taken.
Our passionate and dedicated educators shared learning with the rest of our teaching staff as well , as the essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.
These webinars also have helped our Educators to learn, practice and grow more and implement their learning constructively and share best practices with the children so they can flourish and nourish well and became lifelong learners.