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  • The journey begins…

    August 17, 2019 by

    Unit of Inquiry Students were introduced to the first unit on government which is one of the ways we organize ourselves as a society. The students were divided into 3 groups where they were made to experience a different form of governance – democracy, dictatorship, monarchy. Students returned to their classes to share their experience… Read more

  • Sharing the planet

    November 30, 2019 by

    Unit of Inquiry Students commenced their new unit on equal opportunities. They watched a movie ‘I am Kalam’ which made reference to inequalities prevalent in society. Then they expressed their understanding of the word inequality by associating a colour and a symbol with it. They made relevant suggestions on what they wanted to learn and… Read more

  • Budding scholars

    November 16, 2019 by

    Unit of inquiry Students continued with their unit on machines; they debated  the impact of machines on their lives and shared their perspectives through a presentation. Each student spoke about his/her  view on the impact of machines both on a personal level and in a global context. Students thus were able to strengthen their understanding… Read more

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Budding scholars

Unit of inquiry Students continued with their unit on machines; they debated  the impact of machines on their lives and shared their perspectives through a presentation. Each student spoke about his/her  view on the impact of machines both on a personal level and in a global context. Students thus were able to strengthen their understanding … Continue reading Budding scholars

Being balanced

Unit of inquiry This fortnight saw students inquire about various types of energy transformations. Students watched a video presentation to understand that energy is not an infinite resource. Students worked in small groups to write an interesting newspaper headline that summed up their understanding of the video. Thus they enhanced their creative thinking skills by … Continue reading Being balanced

Exploring minds

Unit of inquiry Students continued to inquire into the fascinating world of machines. They enhanced their knowledge of simple and complex machines with a real life example of a bicycle. Students collaborated and observed the bicycle and engaged in discussions to understand the various simple machines that together  make the bicycle a complex machine. Students … Continue reading Exploring minds

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