Latest from schools reopening
- The IMD has said heatwave conditions will begin to abate from May 3 onwards, with south westerly winds from Bay of Bengal and western disturbance causing rainfall in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi, among others.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Hybrid learning utilising alternating school days for children offers a significant reduction in community spread of Covid-19, according to a study conducted in the US.
- Parents, meanwhile, continue to seek clarity on guidelines and protocols for schools. Sumit Vohra, a parent, whose children study in Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, said that many parents had decided against sending children to school amid the rise in cases.
- Returning to school hasn't been a smooth ride for many. From pangs of separation anxiety to difficulties in mixing up with peers and teachers, kids are facing social anxiety as physical classes resume.
In the absence of school, playgrounds and a lot of other group activities during the pandemic - children accepted that as normal. Now as they start going back to school, we can see signs of social anxiety in them along with communication issues. Here's how to handle their aggression and tantrums