Dear Friends, We are pleased to share with you that long time FFLV volunteer, Paul Musu, participated in the India Photography Competition 2016 and won the 1st Prize. The competition was organized by National Geographic. He submitted a photograph that he took at Nandgaon during Holi Celebrations 2014. The competition was really tough and over 500 photographers took part in it and Paul emerged as the 1st prize winner and won a Sony RX 10 III Camera. Paul is currently using this for FFLV volunteer service.
Dear Friends, While the whole of Uttar Pradesh is preparing for UP elections 2017, our girls of Sandipani Muni School formed a human chain from Mathura to Vrindavan along with the students of other school. It was an attempt to raise awareness about the importance of casting a vote. It is seen that in many areas in UP the voting percentage is quite low, therefore, it is essential that people understand how important each vote is and how much difference each vote makes. The event was coordinated by the school principals and experienced FFLV staff headed by Partha Sarathi.
“If a child cant learn the way we teach, may be we should teach the way they learn” : Ignacio Estrada It is very important to be creative and know different methods of teaching when in a class, more so when teaching the little ones. Recently we had a wonderful person and volunteer, Mani Manjari, visit us and she delivered classes to our teachers on how to teach more creatively. Among other things, her primary focus was to deliver a workshop on “Learning through Creative play”; that refers to play as an essential resource for teaching the curriculum in the Early Year classes (Nursery and Prep). Three different modals of teaching through play were introduced: 1. Art and Design: where children are encourage to use marks, picture drawings, paintings, and constructions to create their personal responses to what they had viewed and experienced though the teaching. 2. Music, Movement and Dance: where children are giving opportunities to […]