Vivanta By Taj Whitefield
Travel Blogs from Bangalore
... organization and courses about class management, talking one on one with students and psychological issues. The document will be implemented in all four Parikrma schools. As a preparation to the new academic year, we gave a workshop of a full day to all the 115 teachers.
I look back with a sense of fulfillment. There is no doubt whether or not coming here was a good idea. I had a great time and I grew both personally and ...
Before we left for India, Shira had been searching for volunteer opportunities in Bangalore. One of the places she contacted was the Parikrma Humanity Foundation, which operates 4 schools in the city for slum children. Over 1500 students (kindergarten-12 grade) from nearly 70 slums are served by the foundation's schools.
Parikrma was very interested in having Shira volunteer and yesterday, we visited the school, faculty and students. Amazingly, ...
... I talked to said there were but I also think there are unofficial ones where people gather as I have not seen any signs.There are lots of buses and they are busy.
These are just some that came to me as I walked from the office to the hotel and back to pick up something I forgot. They could all change but I will stay vigilant on the roads as I walk for my own safety.
... Uma, was treating the kids to a night at the fair. There were some fun rides, but they were definitely on the old school side, particularly in terms of safety. Back home, every ride is equipped with safety harnesses that make sure you're going to stay put - not so on these ones. At best they had a bar for you to hold onto to ensure you didn't fly off. On one ride, a ship which swung like a pendulum, every time we got to the top we would be lifted slightly ...
... unfortunate title and parents who had stayed a float through very modest means to support their sons and daughters, the children rarely lacked enthusiasm and their sense of curiosity was strong and impossible to avoid. Anytime I wandered past a group of children either taking a break between classes or hanging out on the cricket field, I was treated like a celebrity. An examination without much English ensued grabbing my ...
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