The Sands of Forgiveness

Dear readers, We continue our journey of forgiveness this week, with another beautiful story about two friends and their journey. Two friends were walking in a desert. They had very little water left. Soon they started to argue over who … Continued

To Serve With Love

Touching Lives is known for its innovative teaching methods that ensure wholesome learning and development of children. One of the ideals that we strive to inculcate in our children at Touching Lives is the ability to be kind and generous. … Continued

Work on Self to Become an Effective Mentor

Us teachers and mentors always have a lot on our hands and on our minds. We are constantly on our toes, learning, trying to figure out teaching hacks. After all who doesn’t love a classroom full of children enjoying and … Continued

The Teacher/Mentor Every Student Loves

Teaching children is arguably the most joyful of professions on the planet. It is certainly among the most challenging too. Every teacher worth his/her salt is constantly innovating and most happy to discover better and more effective ways of teaching … Continued

A Rendezvous with the After-School Mentors

    “And the Little Prince broke into a lovely peal of laughter, which irritated me very much. I like my misfortunes to be taken seriously.” Antoine de Saint Exupery in The Little Prince We do this, don’t we? We … Continued

Some Instructions To Follow while Instructing

  It is almost imperative to begin by sharing an episode from my class. Here’s how it went: While I was involved in an activity with my students, many asked questions, requested spellings, some demanded answers. I responded in a … Continued

Five things that connect you with the children you teach.

Right at the outset let me state that the ways in which one may connect with children are limited only by imagination. Nevertheless when one is new to a class, certain things may aid in establishing the positive relationship which … Continued