RECAPITULATION ACTIVITY ENHANCES PRESIDIANS’ LEARNING ABILITY
Just like everything in the world, numbers too have number names. In math, numbers have names in words. To impart the skill of learning number names a Recapitulation Activity was organized for grade prep, wherein, students were given 3 sets of jumbled cards and were told to organize cards in such a way that numeral, number name and number of dot should come together. They also enjoyed the matching of number names with numeral which enhanced their experience of learning by doing.
STUDENTS COMPREHEND ‘PATTERN’ IN A PLAY-WAY METHOD
The pattern is an essential aspect of Mathematics as it helps students to develop reasoning skills. With this belief, we at Presidium conducted few activities related to Patterns and gave them hands-on experience with concrete materials. They formed various patterns with blocks based on colors, shapes, and size with ice-cream sticks and many more available resources. Then, they enjoyed playing the rhythmic clapping game where different patterns were practiced by clapping hands. This helped them to understand the patterns through sounds. All students were actively involved and participated enthusiastically, which helped them to learn and understand the concept in a play-way method.
PRESIDIUM TURNS INTO FAIRYLAND ON CHILDREN’S DAY
A special assembly was conducted to commemorate the contributions of Pt. Nehru towards the development of India. The students were made aware of the celebration of Children's Day. The theme of the day was 'Wonderland.' The school premises looked like a castle of a fairyland story. It was a day to celebrate childhood. The children of nursery and prep were dressed up in pink and blue conforming to the theme of the day. Various activities like an exciting magic show, passing the ball game, snakes and ladders, the fantastic tattoo corner, the colorful danglers corner, selfie corners were organized. The cherry on the cake was a bouncy corner where the students participated in these activities with great fun and enthusiasm.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE 550TH BIRTHDAY OF GURU NANAK DEV JI
Presidians organized a celebration on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The students participated to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji's birthday by focusing on his message, that all are equal before God and should live peacefully with one another. They came dressed up as 'Panj Pyare' and told their significance in Sikhism, followed by a song for praising his teachings. They sang 'mool mantra' and created a peaceful and spiritual environment in the school premises. Through this celebration, Guru Nanak Dev Ji's teaching and preaching were told to students in an efficient manner.
PRESIDIANS GET ACQUAINTED WITH NEW CONCEPT OF LANGUAGE-ADJECTIVES
"I hear, and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."-Confucious
Describing words make naming them and sentences more meaningful. By keeping this in mind, Presidium organized a 'Show and Tell' activity wherein students participated eagerly and were very passionate while explaining the traits of each object. They used different terminologies, such as an apple is luscious and delicious. It was a fun-filled activity to enhance confidence in students.
NATIONAL UNITY DAY: PRESIDIANS SPREAD MESSAGES OF TOGETHERNESS
"By common endeavour we can raise a country to new greatness, while lack of unity expose us to fresh calamities."-Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. His contribution towards the unity, integrity and safety of India were remarkable. A special assembly on National Unity Day was conducted in Presidium. The students were dressed up in the form of people from various communities to signify that the people of India are united and stays together for the prosperity of the country
PRESIDINS ADD SPARKS AND CHARM TO THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
A clean and green Diwali was celebrated in school premises with festive gusto. The day started with the special assembly in the school atrium wherein the Ramayana was enacted by our talented young Presidians. Besides the speeches on the importance of Diwali, an enactment to celebrate pollution-free Diwali was also conducted. Throughout the day the students were constantly engrossed in various activities like decorating their classes, going to Diwali fare, preparing rangoli, diya and candle decoration etc. The event celebrations came to an end when students carried earthen lanterns wishing for glowing like light in the life ahead.
मात्रा बना प्रेसीडीअंस का नया अंतरा
वर्णमाला को दो भागों में बांटा गया है वस्तुत: स्वर और व्यंजन| इन दोनों को एक साथ जोड़कर वर्णमाला बनती है पर प्राय: इन दोनों के बिना शब्द रचना असंभव है इसलिए प्रीसिडियम कक्षा प्रेप के साथ ‘मात्राओं का अभ्यास’ गतिविधि करवाई गई | जिसमे बच्चो ने व्यंजन एवं स्वरों के मेल से शब्द बनाने का अभ्यास किया | इस अवधारणा के अंतर्गत छात्रों ने कक्षा में करवाई गयी मात्रा के शब्दों को उनके चित्रों के साथ मिलाया | बच्चों के शुद्ध उच्चारण पर भी ध्यान दिया गया और मात्राओं का ज्ञान विकसित कराया गया |
PRESIDIANS LEARN TO EXPRESS EMOTIONS IN CIRCLE TIME ACTIVITY
Our grade Nursery students were given a platform to express their feelings during the circle time activity. During this activity students shared their various emotions so that they can connect with each other. They were asked to sit beside each other and imitate each other's expressions and also share an experience related to that expression. This activity helped them to open up with their peers and come out of their shell freely and express themselves confidently.
GIVING SHAPE TO PRESIDIANS’ KNOWLEDGE OF 3D SHAPES
Nothing in this world exists without a shape or pattern. The tree, leaves, water, rocks, the Solar system, our machines, computers are following patterns of all sorts of mathematical shapes and equations. Keeping this in mind, the concept of 3D shapes was introduced in Grade 1. At this tender age, the students are familiarised with the vocabulary like pipe- like, cone- like, box- like for cuboid,sphere and cube respectively. Studying shapes provides many foundational skills and helps to build thinking skills, deductive reasoning and problem solving. A show and tell activity was organised wherein students participated enthusiastically and explained the various properties of respective objects. To make it more innovative, students showed various objects like lunch box, tubelight, computer etc. and shared the physical attributes of the objects and correlate it with the respective shapes. It was a fun filled activity where our confident Presidians enjoyed their learning in play way method.