Modernisation and Innovation :A teacher with her refrigerator tray .
Reporter Southasia 24*7
The pandemic has changed almost everything .It’s all online.A major shift has been seen in the way education is imparted to the students in India. Real classrooms have been replaced with virtual ones. And while this may be the best option available to us right now, it comes with its own set of challenges, both for teachers and students.
a perfect example that can be put is of the viral image put on 28th july of a teacher whose is using a refrigerator tray and kitchen dabbas to teach students . Here the clear view of internet usage is shown for sure .
The teacher in the image is Jeyaishwari R Nadar, a mathematics teacher at Gandhi Memorial English High School, Mumbai
Her pictures were first shared by Kunal Patil, a photojournalist with PTI.
In conversation with ScoopWhoop , Jeyaishwari opened up about the challenges that led her to this innovation.she says the refrigerator tray makes it easy for her to broadcast notes to the students as she writes.
Jeyaishwari, who teaches class 5th and 6th students, told ScoopWhoop that ever since the pandemic started, teachers in her school have been taking 50% salary cut. But this hasn’t affected their efficiency or dedication to teach students. She along with other teachers of her school have been taking online classes since 25th June.
she even takes pride in her profession. When asked if she wants to continue with online classes despite all the challenges.
she said that ,”We are doing it for the sake of students. We want to take online classes so that students do not have to leave their education, otherwise they will forget everything.”
As of now, 50 out of 60 of her students are attending online classes daily.
An alumni of the same school, Jeyaishwari, has been teaching here for the last 4 years. And while the internet is talking about her and praising her efforts and innovation, she had no idea about it until she was being contacted by scoop whoop.
she said to scoop whoop,that,”its a small thing i did ,i did not expect you would çall me “
ATC: photo of the teacher , link of the pti photo journalist.