A workshop was organized by Modern Public School in collaboration with Rotary Club Delhi Akash on 23.09.2017 on the topic of Depression and Mental Health for the students of class VIII & IX. The resource person was Ms. Bhavya Arora (Psychologist). In the workshop she focused on the Importance of Mental Health. She talked about reasons of Depression and also suggested the ways to overcome it. There were three sessions of workshop for the students of VIII & IX. The workshop was really informative. It will definitely help children to handle their worries in a better way and that would help them to stay mentally healthy.
A workshop on Our Living Planet was organised for the students of class VII by Kids of Tigers on 23 September 2017. The resource person, Ms. Bhavya, Delhi Coordinator Kids of Tigers apprised the students with the importance of conservation of nature. Spectrum of ideas was discussed during the session. It was an enlightening session for all the spectators as they realized the significance of nature, through an interactive way.
An enriching workshop was organised by EDUMENTOR, educational services on 19th & 20th September 2017 for the students of class XI-XII. The resource person, Mr. Ashish Jain apprised the students with various career options and courses available after class XII. The session also highlighted the top colleges for each course along with the required eligibility criteria. It was a very informative and enriching session as it sensitized the students about the entrance test criteria adopted by various colleges and universities. Some useful tips to prepare for these entrance tests were also given. It was an eye opener for all the students and the workshop was appreciated by everyone.
A Teacher Training workshop was organised for teachers from all schools with ATLs in collaboration with Intel & IBM at Salwan Senior Secondary School from 4 September to 8 September 2017. The objective was to train the teachers become enablers for the entire process and journey of tinkering in schools. Ms. Asha Nandal and Ms. Sarika Grover attended the workshop wherein the resource person Mr Ramanathan Ramanan Mission Director Atal Innovation Mission and Dr. Ayesha from NITI Aayog discussed the overview of ATL program. Ms. Saloni from Intel discussed at length the concept of Design Thinking. Mr. Viraj Gandhi from Intel took sessions on (Internet of Things) IOT, Circuit Designing, etc. Mr. Rudra Iyer from IBM also guided about circuit designing and creating Prototypes. The Resource person Ms Dinu Raheja from The Global Education & Leadership Foundation enlightened them about leadership skills. Various activities were held wherein teachers made projects with the provided material like Arduino, Breadboards, Sensors, etc. The one week session was highly enriching, informative and interactive.
A workshop on the theme Green School Program was organised by Indian Green Building Council on 30th August, 2017 at Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Combating Climate Change (MGICCC), Bakoli, Alipur under the Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The attendees from the school Ms. Achla Sharma and Ms. Vaishali Jain Dua were not only apprised on the ways to go green but also on how to rate school for the same on the basis of various environmental applications. It was a great learning platform which increased sensitivity to Planet Earth through green education. The rating program is a tool to facilitate schools to go green, thereby transforming young minds go the greener way.
It takes all sorts to make not just a happy world, but a happy classroom too. Ms. Shruti Uppal and Ms. Shalini Sharma attended a two-day workshop conducted by CBSE titled Capacity Building Programme for Prospective Resource Persons in Inclusion & Inclusive Strategies on 30th & 31st August 2017 at CBSE centre of Excellence, Gurugram. The learned resource persons, Mr. Sandeep Jain, Joint Secretary Inclusive Cell, CBSE & Ms. Pragya, Deputy Director, Inclusive Cell, CBSE assisted the participants with the understanding of various kinds of disabilities included in RPWD Act 2016. The main agenda of the workshop was to include the differently abled in the mainstream classroom. Having principals, teachers, special educators and counsellors from various schools work together, the session ended with the discussion of the most effective ways of providing quality education in an inclusive environment.
Title : An address by NASA Scientist, Dr. Henry Throop
Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known
Jatin Paprya and Nitish Nayyar of class XII along with Ms. Naina Nagpal from our school were adorned with the exceptional opportunity to visit the American Centre and be a part of a lecture delivered by Eminent NASA Scientist Dr. Henry Throop. Focal theme was that if we are alone in the universe or not and does life exist beyond it. Dr. Throop stimulated the interest of students in space science and research. He also motivated them to pursue a career in Astrobiology. Overall, it was fantastic experience as a lot was learned about life beyond earth.
Ms. Achla Sharma and Ms. Jasmeen Kaur attended a workshop on E-Waste Management organised by Juana Technologies in collaboration with Karo Sambhav Pvt. Ltd. at Gyan Mandir School, Nairana Vihar on 22nd August 2017. The workshop was conducted by resource persons Ms. Swati Ganguly, Founder Director of Juana Technologies with other esteemed guests.
The agenda of the workshop was conservation of environment wherein the resource persons discussed about various ways through which we can minimize waste production in our society. They also enlightened us on how to educate our students to dispose off the waste in the most effective manner. They urged all the teachers to join hands in conserving the environment and plunge into action to stop environmental degradation. It was an informative, enriching and enlightening session.
Vasudha Sarang(PGT) Economics attended a workshop on 19 Aug 2017 in Ambience Public School(Safdarjung Enclave). The main focus of the workshop was to introduce latest changes in the syllabus of Class XII and also discussed the project work in Economics. The resource person was Mr T.R Rustagi H.O.D Eco, J.D Tytler School. He discussed the topics which could be effectively explained through the project.
Ms. Rashmi Jain, PGT(ECO), Monfort School discussed the qualities of an ideal paper. She apprised the teacher with the tips to help students score good marks. The workshop was very enriching and informative.
Yoga is one of those ancient practices which help us link to nature by balancing the mind-body connection. Young Modernites of class II to V got hands-on experience during a Yoga session organised for them on 17th and 18th August 2017 (Wednesday & Thursday). The Yoga expert, Mr. Ram Singh, gave the students a detailed insight into how practicing yoga daily can benefit the health. He demonstrated a few yogasanas like pranayama, vajrasana, shavasana and kapal bharti and the same was practiced cheerfully by the students. This therapeutic session helped the students learn physical and mental discipline with a vow to continue learning the same wholeheartedly.