DIENES BLOCKS GIVE A NEW EDGE TO TEACHING MATHEMATICS
“Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.“
We recently conducted an activity in which students of grade 1 had demonstrated their numerical understanding by using BaseTen Blocks or Dienes Block. Dienes Blocks are mathematical manipulative used by students to learn basic concepts including place value, counting, number concept, addition and subtraction.The young learners were given the flash cards which represented using the Dienes Blocks. This activity was based on learning by doing and helped in developing holistic understanding about the concept. All students participated and enjoyed the activity which helped them to polish their understanding in a fun filled positive way.
STUDENTS OF PRESIDIUM DWARKA 6 VISIT THE VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIA SHRI VENKAIAH NAIDU
Rakshabandhan signifies the bond of love and care shared by brothers and sisters. Our young Presidians got an opportunity to meet Vice President Venkiah Naidu on this auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan at his residence. Meeting such a leader is an experience in its own stream. The simplicity of the leader lies in his humble attitude and how he addressed our aspiring students stating the importance of the festival of trust among brothers and sisters.
CHERISHING INDIAN TRADITIONS THROUGH AN ASSEMBLY ON RAKSHABANDHAN
A brother and sister relationship is like Tom and Jerry. They tease and irritate each other, knock each other down, but can't live without each other. To celebrate this sweet and sour bond of teasing, fighting, loving and caring for each other, Presidium Dwarka 6, celebrated the festival of Rakshabandhan with full fervor and gaiety. The day started with welcoming our cute Presidians wearing bright ethnic clothes. Another attraction for the day was a special assembly on Rakshabandhan. Our students performed a dance on the adorable track, ‘phoolon ka taaron ka sabka kehna hai’ and a small skit on the relationship of a brother and sister. We always focus on inclination of our Presidians to our roots, morals, values, traditions and culture that's why such festivals are celebrated with full zeal and zest.
PRESIDIANS FOSTER THE FEELING OF NATIONALISM ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
This year on the occasion of Independence Day, Presidium Dwarka 6, took the theme of ‘Being A Responsible And Proud Indian’. Our students carried out with the drive to create awareness in the nearby areas. Our Presidians took the oath of keeping our country clean with swachh Bharat Abhiyan, planting more trees and making the country proud with the launch of Chandrayan 2 etc. A special assembly was conducted where they paid tribute to the army personnel. A beautiful skit was also presented.The school choir left everyone spellbound with their patriotic song "kandho se milte hain kandhe" The school atrium echoed with the slogans ‘Vande Matram’ and ‘Jai Hind’. Throughout the day the feelings of nationalism, unity and integrity was prevalent in the school.
PRESIDIANS BECOME PHYSICALLY ACTIVE WITH OUTDOOR SPORTS ACTIVITIES
Physical education programs are needed to increase the physical competence, health-related fitness, self -responsibility and enjoyment of physical activity for all students so that they can be physically active for a lifetime. Many activities taught in Presidium during physical development classes focus on group working to solve problems as a team. These opportunities are excellent for developing both leadership and cooperation skills. Keeping this in mind, our experienced and energetic coaches engaged our students in various team building activities like relay races, tug of war, skating, taekwon-do, yoga, chess, etc. These activities not only release stress but create a positive influence on memory, concentration, and classroom behavior.
GRADE PREP STUDENTS GUESS MISSING NUMBERS ON A MATH GRID
The mention of a game brought sparkle in the eyes of the students and energised the classroom with excitement. Students love to play games, which is rightly proved with our philosophy, when our grade prep students were engaged in the game of finding missing and after or before numbers on a grid. A huge and colourful number grid was formed on the class floor and children learnt the concept while playing. They had to jump on the numbers and say the missing number. Students thoroughly enjoyed the activity
FRIENDSHIP DAY CELEBRATIONS STRENGTHENS BONDS BETWEEN BUDDIES
A friend is one who takes your hand and touches your heart. A friend is someone who makes you laugh when you think you will never smile again. One of the best qualities of friendship is to understand and to be understood. To inculcate the bond of friendship amongst our Presidians, we, at Dwarka 6 conducted a special assembly on FRIENDSHIP DAY. Our students showcased a small skit unfolding the truth about friendship that "The friendship is all about loving, caring and sharing". It's a bond of trust and faith. The day was celebrated with full zest and zeal. Our Presidians were so excited that besides their friends they tied friendship bands to the school head and teachers too. A gala day was observed with full enthusiasm and happiness in the school premises.
INTRODUCTION OF ‘UP & DOWN’ CONCEPT WITH KINAESTHETIC ACTIVITIES
Students of Grade Nursery learnt the spatial concept that lays foundation for measurement of distance and awareness about directions for higher grades. The students learnt to compare and identify if the object is up or down. For this the children were given concrete objects and were shown pictorial descriptions. Besides this, the students were engrossed in kinaesthetic activities like they were taken to the playground to play on see-saw, slides and were made aware of the vocabulary like up and down. Also, few children were made to stand on a raised platform and others were made to stand down that platform. A famous game "उंच नीच का पापड़ा" was also played with them. At the end of the activity the students were well acquainted with the spatial words in a fun manner. The learnings were made joyful and interesting.
जानवरों की रेल: प्रेसिडियम ने किया दिलचस्प गतिविधि का आयोजन
प्रेसिडियम के प्रयोगिक ज्ञान के तत्व को आगे बढ़ाने के लिए प्रेप कक्षा की छात्रों ने एक बड़ी ही दिलचस्प गतिविधि का आयोजन किया | इस गतिविधि के अंतर्गत बच्चे जानवरों की वेशभूषा एवं उनके मुखौटे पहनकर आये | बच्चे बड़े ही लुभावने और मनमोहक लग रहे थे | इस गतिविधि को करवाने का लक्ष्य बच्चो को जानवरों के विषय में ज्ञान वृद्धि करवाना था | उन्होंने जानवरों की रेल बनाकर स्कूल का एक चक्कर लगाते हुस सबका मन मोह लिया | इसके पश्चात उन्होंने जानवरों की बारे में चर्चा की जिसमे उन्होंने उनके नाम एवं उनकी विशेषताओं की बारे मेँ अपने सहपाठियों और शिक्षिका को बताया | बच्चों का उत्साह और आत्मा विश्वास देखते ही बनता था |
प्रेसीडीअंस ने मनोरंजक गतिविधियों से सीखी व्याकरण की अवधारणाएं
“ व्याकरण भाषा का आधार है और भाषा हमारे जीवन का l” हम जीवन में जो भी सीखते है, उसमे मौखिक, लिखित व पठन कौशल का विशेष महत्व हैl इसी को ध्यान में रखते हुए प्रेसिडियम सेक्टर ६ कक्षl २ के छात्रों ने व्याकरण संबंधित दो अवधारणाओ का अभ्यास कियाl इस दौरान उन्होंने तरह-तरह की गतिविधियों द्वारा संज्ञा व प्रश्नवाचक शब्दों की पुनरावृत्ति कीl उदाहरण स्वरूप व्यक्ति, वस्तु, स्थान व जानवरों के नामो को पहचान कर अलग–अलग समूह बनाये तथा वाक्य पढकर सही प्रश्नवाचक शब्दों का चुनाव कियाl इन रुचिकर गतिविधियों द्वारा खेल–खेल में छात्रों ने उपरोक्त अवधारणाओ की समझ को स्पष्ट व बेहतर बनाया l