I have moved back to Delhi, India after 20 years. I was met warmly by 5 kids of my staff when I walked into my home. Though they are school-going children, they have no access to online education or a tutor due to the Covid restrictions.
Being a teacher, I took them all under my wing. They were overjoyed to know that I was a teacher & willing to teach them. Now, they study for almost 3 hours daily. Meanwhile, their mothers get a good break to do stuff around the house or for themselves.
In addition, they have taken to meditating on their breath, Om Chanting and even reciting the Gayatri Mantra.
I regard being with students as pure joy & service. After my IB & IGCSE board students in Singapore; my homegrown students too are a joy to be with and to teach!
Life is worthwhile for all of us.
The influence of teaching and learning never stops.
~ Manjula Om Bains