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Pollution Watch – Collaboration Activity

Pollution Watch – Collaboration Activity

‘Learning is experience, everything else is just information’- Albert Einstein Twenty first  century skills are a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in this time and age. These include thinking deeply about issues, solving problems creatively, working effectively in teams, communicating clearly and learning ever-changing technologies. Besides this, they also need to be flexible, to take the initiative and to lead where necessary. Air pollution and climate change is one such leading problem across the world and for the new generation to act upon it they...

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Global School Play Day 2017

Global School Play Day 2017

Play, while giving vent to a child’s imagination, also builds on his/ her dexterity, physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Play is important for healthy brain development. Also it is through play that children at a very early age, engage and interact with the world around them. Keeping this in mind, School observed 1st February, 2017 as Global School Play Day. It aimed at restoring unstructured play to the present day generation of children who have forgotten to play outdoors with friends! A pre- occupation with computers, video games and smart phones has robbed them of the sheer joy...

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Visit to an MCD school – Citizenship Programme

Visit to an MCD school – Citizenship Programme

‘Never believe that a few caring people can change the world. For indeed, that’s all who ever have.’ Under our Citizenship Programme, it is our aim to promote global citizenship towards building a greener planet. One of the major steps towards this aim is waste management. It is important to know how waste is a resource in the wrong place and can be reduced, reused and recycled by taking innovative measures. As an integrated part of the society, we also look for opportunities where we make our contribution towards achieving  the sustainable development goals. One such effort was to use...

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We love animals! Do you? – Pre school visits the Zoo

We love animals! Do you? – Pre school visits the Zoo

Field trips are a wonderful way of enhancing classroom learning by making real world connections. The trips give students the opportunity to observe a particular environment that reinforces experiential and contextual learning. As a part of ISA activity, the tiny explorers of Pre school were taken on an excursion to the National Zoological Park on 15th February 2017. Located in the midst of burgeoning urbane Delhi, near the Old Fort, this 176-acre zoo contains a motley collection of bird and animal species living in an environment that in many ways resemble their natural habitat. The park...

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Visit to the Zoo for Pre-Primary

Visit to the Zoo for Pre-Primary

“Each and every animal on Earth has as much right to be here as you and me.” A trip to the National Zoological Park was organised for the students of Pre-Primary on 16th January, 2017. The Delhi Zoo of Delhi is home to several mammals, birds, reptiles and other species in a diverse natural habitat. The afternoon was sunny and pleasant, making it perfect for walking around the zoo. The students enthusiastically observed an array of animals and birds as their teachers pointed out their special characteristics. They saw some familiar and unfamiliar species of animals and birds– the Asiatic...

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