Fizza has been teaching at BIS since 2008. Through the years she has taught General Science, Mathematics & Biology in the Primary, Middle and Senior School. She has facilitated Big History in its pilot year at BIS in 2017. Having done her B.Sc. ( Zoology & Biochemistry) and M.Sc. ( Zoology – Endocrinology) from Mumbai University, she has previously taught the B.Sc course at SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce before doing her B.Ed ( Math-Science) from St. Xavier’s Institute of Education.
Fizza has attended the ‘Making The PYP Happen’ and the IB PYP ‘Assessment’ workshops at BIS and conducted Think Lab sessions for Grades 4 & 5 in the PYP. She has been facilitating the transition of Grade 6 from PYP into Middle School Secondary 1 Curriculum in Science, having trained at the Cambridge Secondary 1 Curriculum Workshop, in Bangalore. She also facilitates Big History in Grade 7.
Fizza is passionate about teaching and believes that the role of a teacher and her influence go much beyond the classroom. She has completed the ‘ How To Talk So Kids Will Listen” workshop and is enthusiastic about using the skills she has learned wherever possible. She has also attended a “Whole School Quality Circle Time’ workshop by Maya Menon. She hopes to contribute to the holistic learning of students while also specifically infusing the love for the Scientific Method as a way of life.