****WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICS****
DAV Shreshth Vihar Delhi-92
The workshop was aimed to visualize the abstract ideas and problem that enables the learner to read and recognize the key words in the given mathematical sums. Resource person emphasize on developing an outlook approach in order to make out the hidden concepts clear. According to him a learner must fulfill three requisites International competence, Productivity and development of inner resources the design of CBSE question paper was also discussed which is to be implemented from the year 2018. He advised the faculty to use modern techniques and tools while teaching so that the students can score the maximum. He told that Maths is not only about what and how it should be why to attain the level of understanding and application students must be involved in exploring the facts .At the end of session all the groups from different schools shared their best practices. Session concluded with one to one interaction with the resource person
****EXPLORE STUDY IN U.S.****
at Sps Mayur Vihar
To give an insight to the students of class XI and XII, aCareer Fair on higher studies was organized on 29 July 16, in the school premises. A team of following nine universities from USA visited the school.
• WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE(Washington, PA): PreetiRajendran
• UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA (Norman, OK): Dakota Horn
• UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE – EXTENSION (Irvine, CA):Lai Man Tong
• UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (Buffalo, NY): Amanda Poppe
• SUNY PLATTSBURGH (Plattsburgh, NY): Carrie Woodward
• SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Savannah, GA): Jack Muir
• OHIO UNIVERSITY (Athens, OH): Vicki Seefeldt West
• NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY (New York, NY): Kitty Koo
The session began with a counseling-focused general presentation on higher education in the U.S by Mr.Ganesh, which included information on the degrees and scholarships available, application procedures and the SAT. The visiting American University admissions representatives introduce themselves, sharing critical information about each of their universities as well as details of their highly ranked programs and scholarship opportunities. After the presentation, students interacted individually with the representatives and had the chance to ask specific questions and speak about the universities, academic programs of interest, admissions and scholarships.
This interactive visit helped the students to make important career decisions for their future.
****INTRODUCTION TO CORE SKILLS****
at Suryaa International
The workshop was organized by British Council at Suryaa International on six main core skills i.e. Critical Thinking, Creativity and Imagination, Communication and Collaboration, Digital Literacy, Citizenship, Student Leadership and Personal Development. The workshop started with a discussion on difference between Deep Learning and surface learning. Different group and individual activities were done during the session like generating questions, creative thinking, refining you activity plan etc. . We learnt that the biggest effects on student learning occur when teachers become learners of their own teaching, and when students become their own teachers. The session was closed with the feedback. The next workshop will be in the month September wherein we will learn about any one core competency in details.
****WORKSHOP ON CYBER SECURITY****
08-09 Aug 2016
A Workshop on Internet Safety was organized by Learning Links Foundation in the School premises wherein all the students of Classes VII – X were involved. The workshop helped the students learn about Cyber Bullying, Personal Information, digital footprint, Meeting online friends, plagiarism, how and why to create strong passwords etc. Students also learnt that they should think before sharing and be careful on social sites. Students raised the queries related to Cyber Crimes which were very well handled by resource people.
Students were very keen to learn about Internet Safety and enjoyed a lot.
****CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME ON CO-SCHOLASTIC ASPECT OF CCE****
CBSE organised two days capacity building programme on CCE.
The session began with a warm welcome.
Day1-All the sessions on Day 1 were taken by Ms Reema Alen
Training Programme at
Two teachers, Ms Shobha Chandra and Ms Rajshree went to attend the workshop-Third International Summer School at Reggio Emilia, Italy from 5th-13th July. They learnt in depth pedagogical and cultural experience of the preschools known as Reggio Emilia approach. They also participated in creative pedagogical projects based on research and innovation.
MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION
25TH – 29TH May 2015
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is the credential required by academia and business, recognized globally as the premier credential to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office Applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This is intended to upgrade the existing knowledge that the students have on MS-Office Applications and give them a competitive edge to face the world with a Microsoft Certification. 30 Students along with 7 teachers successfully cleared the International certification Exam.
Workshop/Professional Development Programme for Teachers
(27th to 30th April 2015)
The 4 days workshop on “ Teaching Mathematics through Origami” was held at SPS, Rajinder Nagar. Our Resource Person Mr. Sivashankara Sastry started session by asking few brain storming questions.
Day 1 - He taught various activities like Theorems in a boat – Pythagoras theorem, calculate pie in bead method in a group activity.
Day – 2 Activities like -1 X -1 = 1 by graphical method as well as by tray method, calculate pie in boat folding, how to fold a circle in paper, area of square , parallelogram and quadrilateral with the help of paper folding
Day – 3 Session started with demonstration of various algebraic identities by paper folding. He also showed a video in which paper can be folded in more than 8 times, he also demonstrated making of solid shapes with origami.
Day 4 – Day started with programme by students of salwan girls school about “How to learn algebraic identities and table through music”, followed by activity of making freebie.
Overall session was enriching and we came across many activities to make teaching innovative ways of teaching mathematics.
(12thMarch - 14th March 2015)
A three day workshop on Building sustainable ICT capacities for Educators was organised by INTEL at SPS,Gurgaon . Four teachers from SPS,Mayur Vihar were part of this meaningful endeavor. Over 40 teachers from schools of all over Delhi participated.
The first day of the workshop was all about basics of computer like MS Word, MS Excel and how to make a folder.
The second day was interesting and more innovative as we learnt about how to make power point presentation and how to add and download videos for our presentations. This activity proved to be a great take away for beginners like us to make our class more effective and interactive.On the third day the focus was on Google Drive and its uses, how to frame MCIs and grade them using Google Drive,documents and its applications called “flubaroo”. There was also indepth knowledge about the usage of “skype” for distance learning and teaching. Besides some useful information and practical application on “Blog”
A workshop on ‘’ Assessment and Evaluation".
A workshop on ‘’ Assessment and Evaluation ’’was held on 22nd May 2014 at SPS ,Gurgoan. Four teachers of SPS ,MV had attended the workshop. Dr. Jitendra Verma(MC member),alumni of IIT Delhi and project manager of MGRM, explained about vision(to make an individual a complete personality)and domain(technology, medicare etc.)of his organization. The first session was started with the introduction to assessment and evaluation by Ms.Vandana, SPS,Afternoon. She explained that in school scenario, good curriculum standards and performance standards should have 80% planning,10% implementation and 10% feedback. In order to obtained the learning outcomes ,learning objectives should be defined well in advance. Second session was on cognitive levels and MCIs presented by Ms. Alka Prakash of SPS, Gurgaon. The objectives of the session were to discuss the different types of test items, various cognitive levels on the basis of revised Bloom’s Taxonomy and creating of good MCIs. Third Session was on evaluation of MCIs using standardized measures by Ms. Meenakshi Dahiya of SPS, Gurgaon. The workshop was concluded with valedictory feedback by Ms. Indu Kheterpal, Principal, SPS, Rajinder Nagar.
School attended the workshop on CCE, Assessment.
Five teachers from our school attended the workshop on CCE, Assessment, How to frame MCI, .Calculation of p-value and Findlay’s Index etc. The resource persons were Ms.Vandana , Ms Meenakshi and Alka Prakash .Ms Rashmi Mehta , Principal, SPSGurgaon gave an introductory speech which was truly enlightening and inspiring for all of us. Ms Vandana stressed upon learning objectives and achieving goals in the classroom situation. Ms.Alka stressed on making of MCI , the type of items ,execution of the test and evaluation of the level of performance of the students. Ms Meenakshi explained the statistical part of the presentation i.e Calculation of p-value, and Findlay’s index. On the whole this helps us to make a better MCI Paper.
5th International Conference on Leadership was held at IIT Delhi.
5th International Conference on Leadership was held at IIT Delhi on 16-17th November 2013.The Chief Guest was Secretary of MHRD for school Education Mr.Bhattacharya. The Conference was initiated by Dr.Harish Choudhary and followed by many eminent speakers. The focus was mainly on why is vision important for school leaders? Speakers gave an insight on why Vision and values should be explored and what are the essential components of school environment. The conference tried to answers as to how to set benchmark and standards for the educational goals in the era of rapid change. Speakers also suggested a set of tools and resources to help improve quality of teaching and learning with proven, cost effective and sustainable approach to teacher training and professional development. It also focused on why principals need to shift their roles by inculcating ancient values along with scientific approach to produce good quality of teachers, engineers, etc.
A Leadership Camp Beyond Horizon to Tapovan and Gomukh Glacier.
A Leadership Camp Beyond Horizon to Tapovan and Gomukh Glacier was organised during the month of June for the physical instructors of our institution. The aim of the programme was to Inculcate the spirit of adventure and comradeship, Instill self- confidence and an attitude of self – reliance, foster qualities of leadership, and develop self learning.