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Last week, I could only retain my sanity because of a 3-day Museum module with Class 7 of St. Anne’s. It was also a great time to remind students how history is not just about the past, but also about the future. Our mission became to understand Medieval Indian towns, trade and crafts alongside exploring linkages to the present time. We decoded the 6 times India has undergone an urbanization process and tried noting the pattern for future reference. At the Govt.…

This Module on Animal Secrets & Stories allowed the children to discover and have fun at the Museum of Natural History, Chandigarh. We started our 3-day Module with Vivek High’s Class 3 with a teacher’s training on creative inquiry. During the short workshop, teachers learnt how to use the Question Dice and came up with some interesting inferences on a wooden-lacquer toy. At sharp 9, we began the day with the children, who were so excited!! An interactive presentation helped all of…

February started with a spree of young 6th-graders joining the ICCL workshop series hosted by The Heritage Lab at the Govt. Museum & Art Gallery in Chandigarh. The last time around, I used storytelling as a technique to familiarise students with the Gandhara collection and the life of Gautam Buddha. This time, I also wanted to encourage students to question, and be as creative as possible. For adults, entering a museum space is often “boring” – so how could it…

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