Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Divali Activities in my Classroom

Tomorrow will be a holiday here in Trinidad and Tobago. It's called Divali (pronounced diwali) or Deepavali. It's the Hindu festival of light. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. Tomorrow night many streets and homes will be adorned with tiny lit earthen pots called deyas. It's such a beautiful sight to behold and the Indian food is the part I look forward to the most. I'm just sharing a few pictures of Divali displays and activities that my class has done.

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As a Caribbean primary school teacher, I share my unique classroom with the world through this blog. Readers step into my class through the pictures, articles and classroom samples of games and lessons used in my class. I have been teaching since 2005 at the std. 4 primary level in Trinidad and Tobago. I am particularly interested in sharing my own personal lesson plans, tests and activities. Teachers need to share ideas and support each other because in doing so, we help to educate our students and develop ourselves as teachers. Technology is ever evolving and we as teachers should get on board with it, collaborate and keep up to date with this new age that we live in. Our students belong to this technological era and we must embrace opportunities to learn from each other in this global community. I also love to express my creativity in the classroom. I am a bit of a craftster . So I'm always cutting, gluing or making something... a game, a chart, a learning center, etc. So, teachers and parents, feel free to stop by and see what's new at Nyla's Crafty Teaching!