Dorothy Banerjee Flynn
Computer Science
Apart from being passionate about teaching, Dorothy Ma’am likes to indulge in fitness activities and sports such as tennis. A mother of two children, she loves to motivate them to play sports and exercise for overall growth. Ma’am also likes to spend time reading and listening to music. A quote of Albert Einstein that inspires her a lot is - 'Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Class 9 - 12 (ICSE and CBSE)
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classroom culture
Critical Thinking - Ask, Then Resolve
Observation Skills - Be More
Apply/ Reapply - Use Your Learning
Creative Thinking - Be original
Humility - Welcome Feedback
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What do you think is the most valuable skill to develop and why?
Resilience. Because success and failures both are parts of life. Bouncing back is often challenging after a defeat and that's why it is an indispensable art that one needs to master in order to get up and move on with the next plan.
If you were not a teacher, what would you be doing and why?
Possibly I would end up being in public sector, following both my parents' footsteps.
Write a note to your potential future student
To my future potential students, though we are yet to meet, I want you to know that I will believe in your ability. I encourage you to learn, observe and work hard, do not hesitate to take risks, be creative in thinking, communicate, be decisive and set goals regularly.
One person in history you’d like to have dinner with and why?
Swami Vivekananda, to learn, learn and learn everything about him, from him.
One student lingo you cannot understand?
Well not just one, but quite a lot. To name one among those is 'swag'; what do they actually mean by using this often?!
What is your most treasured possession and why?
My personality as it portrays rightly who I am and what I want to be.
Which is your go-to website on the internet and why?
Quite a few for different reasons, but mostly is wikipedia for facts and data, and also to some extent lifehacker .
Who is your favourite musician/ artist?
I am a music lover. Difficult to name just one. A few are - W.A Mozart, R.D Barman, A.R. Rahaman
If you had a superpower what would it be and why?
Ability to read minds, it would be a lot easier and helpful being in my profession .
Who is your go-to person and why?
Usually my father, for his wisdom and views towards different situations in life. Also, my best friend.
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