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Teacher workshop on Puppetry

Teacher workshop on Puppetry

The puppet is an emotion A direct feeling, a metaphor An image that communicates The puppet moves us We don’t move it….. Martha Graham . On 29 June, a puppetry workshop was organised for teachers of the pre-school and the pre-primary of both the schools The Indian School and The Foundation School. The workshop was conducted in the computer lab. The resource person was Ms. Ranjana Pandey. who has trained in the area of puppetry in Belgium and is one of the pioneers in the Indian subcontinent to explore puppetry as a therapy. The purpose of a puppetry workshop was to reiterate the...

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Using Technology in the Classroom

Using Technology in the Classroom

A workshop on ‘Teaching with Technology’ was conducted by Ms. Sukhmeen Cheema ,Vice Principal of The Indian School on 29 June, 2018. The workshop set out to help enhance of computer skills amongst the teachers. The workshop began with a brain storming activity in which the teachers were asked to reflect upon the challenges they frequently face when using technology aids. Based on the feedback, Ms. Cheema suggested the need to lay more emphasis on the effective planning of lessons and also to tinker with apps and other tools to make a habit of applying technology in the...

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Saving the trees excursion

Saving the trees excursion

“The future is in our hands, let’s take a stand to preserve our land.” This was the conviction in the minds of all the students as they arrived at Netaji Nagar to lend support to the drive against the felling of trees. On 9th July, 2018, the students of classes IV, V and VI went on a nature trail organised by Mr. Verhaen Khanna, founder of New Delhi Nature Society ( NGO). His work involves creating awareness about the grave harm being done to the environment. He believes in making the average person a lover of trees. At the site where torn tree trunks lay forlorn, it was a grievous...

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Workshop for Teachers on Financial Literacy

Workshop for Teachers on Financial Literacy

While money doesn’t grow on trees, it can nevertheless grow when one saves and invests wisely. To develop financial knowledge, life skills and confidence for managing one’s money, School held a workshop for teachers on financial literacy on Thursday, 28 June 2018. The session was ably conducted by Ms. Prachi Kacker ( VP PTA ) and Mr. Sanat Kacker. The aim of the workshop was to educate the audience about concepts of investment, its benefits and the use of different tools of investments. The speakers, Ms. & Mr. Kacker highlighted the importance of savings and investment planning. They...

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Teacher workshop by DR. V.S. RAVINDRAN -‘ ASPECTS OF EDUCATION’

Teacher workshop by DR. V.S. RAVINDRAN -‘ ASPECTS OF EDUCATION’

On 25th June 2018, a motivational workshop was conducted by Dr. V. S. Ravindran for the teachers of The Foundation School and The Indian School. Dr. V. S. Ravindran is a renowned educational psychologist and trainer. He has been involved in the training of people in leadership positions in educational institutions, corporates and government organisations for more than two decades. His areas of expertise include leadership development, counsellor training and teacher education. Dr. Ravindran has been instrumental in starting counselling and guidance programmes in many reputed educational...

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