Monday, 31 December 2018
Monday, 10 December 2018
To share the study of varieties of fruits found in India and Russia highlighting the effect of climatic conditions on their growth, the nutrients found in them, a skype session was conducted in Gwalior Glory High School with Buturlinovskaya Secondary School 4 in Buturlinovka town, Russia. Students from both the countries displayed bowls of tempting fruit salad made with fruits found in their country. During the session, students of Gwalior Glory High School introduced the students of Russia with the importance of Ayurveda and Yoga through the characters portrayed of Charaka, Patanjali and Sushruta.
The students of classes III and IV have studied about fruits from various countries (India, Russia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Japan) under an activity titled- ‘My Fruit Bag … Health with Taste’. Apart from the Skype Session , under the project a visit to an orchard was also organized that gave opportunity to the learners to know how fruits are grown, observed trees of different fruits and learnt steps of cultivating them.
Students also discussed about factors that have led to the pollution of the natural resources and its effect on the productivity in the soil. In another exciting activity students had dressed up as fruits from the countries included in the study and participated in fruit parade.
Do share your inputs about such initiatives in which learners can collaborate to exchange knowledge….
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Wednesday, 3 October 2018
An activity ‘Folk Tales : Journey to our Granny’s Land’ for tiny tots of classes I and II took the learners to the realm of folk tales of India, Japan , Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and China that inculcated moral values emphasizing on peace and justice. Educators narrated folk tales making it even more enjoyable by using puppets, screening videos on folk tales, character build up chart , comic strips and songs. The students were able to appreciate the cultural differences between their country and other countries through the activity with the learning that every culture propagates love, peace , kindness and harmony.
Stories open doors to imagination . How can story telling be used as an effective medium for teaching various subjects? Do share your opinion......
Monday, 1 October 2018
An activity titled ‘Visionaries-The Go Getters’ was conducted for the students of class XI that celebrated the innovative spirit of the visionaries from USA, Japan, UK , Germany , India, Russia and China who gave a new direction to the generations.
Students studied life sketch of the visionaries and through PPT Presentations shared their research about the contribution of the personalities in the field of Maths, Science, Commerce and Humanities. The students added a novel feature to the already existing concept to make it usable in a smarter way according to the need of today’s time. Talks in assembly also extended the reach of the project.
Such projects encourage the youngsters to shoulder the responsibility to imbibe the innovative spirit of the visionaries, be problem solvers and with ignited mind connect the world through novel approach and benefit all.......Do share your comments on what more new activities can be done in this direction.
Friday, 21 September 2018
A project on ‘Patriotism’ was conducted for class IX in which students studied about the personalities from Bangladesh, South Africa and India that associated the concept of patriotism in context to the freedom of the country from ill practices and beliefs, laws and ideologies that acted as obstacles in the path of progress of any segment of the society besides freedom from foreign rule.
Students had done research about various factors that contributed to the identity of the patriots . They studied closely the journey of the patriots who contributed in bringing social change for women empowerment, upliftment of backward classes, child rights, access to education. The learning was further shared through various creative mediums.
The students closely studied the struggle and patience of the patriotic leaders. Various aspects pertaining to patriotism were discussed through which students highlighted between constructive and blind patriotism.
SKYPE Session was also organized with a partner school in Bangladesh – CIDER International under the collaborative project in which students interacted about the contribution of great patriots from India and Bangladesh and also exchanged views about various aspects of patriotism in present scenario. The initiative linked the students of India and Bangladesh through technology giving a connect to interact and know more about the culture, patriotic philosophy and views of the students in the international collaborative project.
Monday, 9 July 2018
To develop the feeling that love and care in the family turns a house into a home, a peaceful place and to make the students understand the need for a home and gain the knowledge of different geographical diversities of the nation as well as Bangladesh, Japan , South Africa and America, an activity named ‘ Houses – A beautiful investment, a colourful place to live and play’ was organized for the students at Gwalior Glory High School. Students of Class V participated in different activities. They collected information regarding building material used in making house in various regions according to the climatic condition and disaster resistant houses besides understanding the basics of Art and Architecture involved in designing a house. Students understood the practical aspects of building house as they visited actual construction site. Groups of students also participated in survey to find the measures adopted by people in maintaining cleanliness and sanitation facilities available in area where underprivileged people reside. Students showed their creativity by making models of different kinds of houses of different countries and the intellectual activities were stirred by the brainstorming worksheets, discussions and role plays.
Such activities develop analytical and problem solving attitude....Do share your inputs about it...