They could call their sir "Bhaiya " instead of Sir!!!
More you work Smarter you get ."
Work hard Get Smart " is the months mantra .
Why !! kids knew this by the end of the month (15 days ) ...
Why was : We need more and more learning time !!
HENCE if we follow rules we learn more and more ....so Rule Number
2. Ask Questions 3. Answer Questions 4.Help Others 5. Talk in English .
He is someone whom you could relate to .
You could share your stories ,have fun , sing and dance around .
That was what the academic content focussed around.
The kids realised that they could actually read a a story and could find the meaning of the story and answer a few questions if they wished to .!!
They were in habbit of copying down anything and everything from the black board , with out any thinking on their part ... This habbit was one which bugged me a lot -how to stop it ....
However it was simple Persuasion ... and Few Fundas which did the trick .....Now they refuse to write unless thye have a signal to do so ;)
How to answer Question - Wave Your hand !
What if , if you have Finished -Show finish sign (Middle three fingers of right hand closedand last two opening up and hands raised up ) ,
Can I got to bathroom ?? NO NOT AT all ..unless you have understood a concept which is being taught ...
.Can I sit next to My Friend : Dont dare that :D ..This is my class , you have to sit as you are made to sit .
Can I jump around in the recess asuming that the teacher's role is limted to the class room , not in the Corridors ..NO You cannot ..You have to eat your Tiffin Quietly and there has to be absolute camaredarie with all sitting and discussing things of interest . No commotion will be tolerated !
WILL i be Hit ??
Will I be sent to the principle ?
Will I be allowed to be as We are ? .....NOOOOOOO, you will not be Hit . Will not be sent to the principle s...
.Your place will be changed , You will be made to sit around with different Partners .You will be given more homework than others (of course i WILL not tell you about your homework being more )