by Shaila Misal with Brother Allan Netto for BISMumbai

Don Bosco English Medium School Savedi-Ahmednagar celebrated 'family day' on 26 July 2020 with a family photo-frame activity for the Primary Classes 03-06 and with a video-upload of vivid memories with family during lockdown for the Secondary Classes 07-10. Many students actively participated in this event, uploading it all onto the Google Classroom. Soon, class teachers are to combine their Class-posts into a video and post it on the school's YouTube channel.

A day prior, on 25 July, the Kindergarten and Primary Classes 01-02 celebrated 'Red Day', a wonderful learning activity to help children understand the concept of primary colours. Children were asked to dress in red clothes and also to collect objects red in colour. They were asked to upload a photo with the help of their parents. Teachers of the Kindergarten took the initiative to motivate the children and their parents to participate in this activity. The teachers collated all the pictures, prepared a video of their Class and posted it on the Class Whatsapp groups.

Don Bosco English Medium Savedi holds that true education is enabled only when there is perfect harmony among students, teachers and parents. These 02 innovative events were instrumental in realising the importance of family, collaboration, bonding and using of newer media.

The students and the parents were glad with these initiatives, participating with joy and enthusiasm and eagerly await many more such creative events.