With the distinctive rise of e-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, St Mary's English Medium School, organized a workshop on 'Tools for Online Teaching', on 8 June 2020 for the teachers of class VII to XII. The program was presided by our Principal Rev Fr Johnson Sequeira.
The session was started off with a prayer by our school teacher choir, of lower primary section. Principal welcomed the Resource persons Fr Alwyn D'Souza- Assistant Director, Mr. Keith R Fernandes - Asst Prof of ECE, Mr Sharan Mendonca and Ms Shama BN of SJEC Mangaluru and the teachers , elaborating on the need of e-learning and acceptance of the present situation of 'COVID -19 THE NEW NORMAL'.
The resource person, Mr Keith R Fernandes, assisted by Mr Saran Mendonca and Ms Shama BN, led the session and presented a demo on Tools for Online Teaching', which highlighted on the transformation in work culture, in learning environment and interaction with learners. He threw more light on how in these extraordinary times, technology can help make online teaching and learning easier and more accessible. Each teacher participant was attended personally and was trained to use the tools individually.
Around 30 teachers attended the training session with full of enthusiasm and eagerness.
This training was to keep up the teaching and learning process and give teachers and students the tools and tips they need to continue learning.
We thank our Principal Fr Johnson Sequeira for taking this initiative and training the teachers to cope with the present scenario and help the students to move ahead with their learning. . We also thank our Vice Principal for coordinating this training session with proper planning.