AUTHOR | PERFORMANCE STORYTELLER | TEACHER TRAINER| VOICE OVER ARTIST
USHA CHHABRA INSTITUTE FOR CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT
Workshops for Teachers
Two Sessions for teachers of Delhi Council for Child Welfare (DCCW), a Delhi-based NGO dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of under-privileged, abandoned, homeless and disabled children were conducted.
In the session on Imparting Values through Stories, importance of values in the society was highlighted. Teachers were divided into groups and various value based stories were enacted by them. The focus of this session was innovation in value education through storytelling instead of preaching.
The session on Developing Creativity in Children, attempted to encourage the teachers to be more imaginative and creative. They were shown how different solutions can be there to a problem and so be open-minded in the classroom to accept different viewpoints of children. Teachers were guided to make creative assignments and worksheets to bring out the creativity in children.
The art of storytelling and its importance
A full day session was taken at DIET for upcoming teachers on art of storytelling and its importance. Various activities using simple props and masks and with storye nactment, the session was made thoroughly enjoyable to everyone.
Teacher’s workshop conducted in DIET, Motibagh
A teacher’s workshop was conducted on ‘Teaching storytelling and poetry skills’ to the second year students of the institute. Various poems and stories were demonstrated and writing tips were also given. The ‘ would be teachers’ were very enthusiastic and receptive to the ideas.
A workshop on Theatrical skills as well as on storytelling for the teachers of SAKSHI (Ngo) was conducted . It focussed on opening up and developing confidence in the individual through various games and exercises. Various techniques of storytelling were also demonstrated.
Workshop for Teachers of SAKSHI
A workshop for teachers of Salaam Baalak Trust was conducted on ‘Art of Storytelling’. The teachers enjoyed the interactive session. The importance of storytelling at young age was discussed in detail. Various activities were also done so that teachers open up in their classrooms and storytelling can be done in a natural way without any inhibition.
Workshop for Teachers of Salaam Baalak Trust