TEACHING GRADE 2 PRESIDIANS PHYSICAL REPRESENTATION OF NUMBERS
Teaching aids like Dienes blocks bring to life, the relationship between units, tens, hundreds and thousands. Considering that these aids can help children visualize numbers when learning basic addition and subtraction, a 'number representation activity using Dienes blocks' was recently conducted for our grade 2 students at Presidium, Ashok Vihar. Helping the young ones understand the physical representation of numbers, the activity taught them how a number is comprised of units, tens, hundreds and even thousands. The activity sure accelerated our young learners' education joyful and exciting.
WELCOMING NEW STUDENTS INTO THE PROMISING PREMISES OF PRESIDIUM
Welcoming new students into the journey of intensive learning has always been pretty overwhelming for the teachers and staff of Presidium, Ashok Vihar. Recently, we welcomed our new young Presidians with an open and hopeful heart and indulged them in some fun-filled ice-breaking activities. Full of many thoughts and excitement, the students marked their voyage towards becoming the 'leaders of tomorrow'!
PRESIDIANS JOYFULLY EXPLORE THE MESMERIZING BEAUTY OF AMRITSAR
In an endeavour to experience the spiritual heaven of Punjab, our young Presidians took an exciting trip to Amritsar. They visited the Golden temple, Durgiani temple, Jalliawala Bagh and the Wagah Border, which filled their hearts with serenity, peaceful positive vibes and patriotic fervour. The leaders of tomorrow took back thousands of golden memories from this lively trip to the golden city!
RAISING AWARENESS FOR OVERALL GOOD HEALTH ON WORLD HEALTH DAY
"I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you!" - Joyce Meyer
To raise awareness for always staying fit and fine, the World Health Day was celebrated in a joyful way at Presidium, Ashok Vihar with a fun-filled exercise session. Rejuvenating the bodies and minds of our young Presidians, the special session emphasized on the importance of regular workout in their lives. Overall, it was a refreshing experience for all!
GRADE 2 PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT SEASONS IN AN ENGAGING & FUN WAY
The cycle of Indian seasons moves, each season leaving its mark upon nature as well as on people’s minds!
To enable our grade 2 students to reflect on their understanding built about different seasons, a collage activity under the theme ‘seasons’ for our grade 2 students was recently conducted at Presidium, Ashok Vihar. The children were asked to bring various pictures or things related to different seasons and then categorize and paste the pictures according to their respective seasons. The young Presidians confidently presented their collages and talked about the various aspects of seasons like characteristics, things people eat, impact, precautions, etc. The activity enabled the children to recall and strengthen their learning about seasons in an engaging and fun way.
PRESIDIANS CHEER WITH FUN & FROLIC ON THE LAST DAY OF SESSION
The last day of the session 2017-18 was a mixed bag! Students were excited as they were about to go on a break, but they were also emotional as it was their last day with their teachers. Relishing a roller coaster ride of emotions as the journey they had covered in the session was finally coming to an end, the students went to their new classes with smiles on their faces and warm memories in their hearts.
HELPER'S DAY SENSITIZES OUR TINY TOTS TOWARDS PEOPLE AROUND US
Presidium focuses on instilling life skills through various activities and this time, we celebrated a Helper’s Day, wherein our grade prep students participated in 'role play'. Inculcating confidence and skills of public speaking and effective presentation of thoughts, this activity gave our students a platform to showcase their talent and aspirations, while sensitizing them towards the work helpers do for us. Students played the role of their favourite helpers like doctor, teacher, policemen, gardener and air hostess to present a visual feast to the audience.
PRESIDIANS SHOW AMAZING CREATIVITY IN SUNFLOWER MAKING ACTIVITY
Presidium believes in using arts and crafts as significant classroom teaching tools not only because they bring out multiple talents in students, but also because they make learning a fun-filled and exciting process for them. Keeping the same in mind, our young Presidians indulged in a Sunflower Making Activity under the TBL theme 'Park'. They created beautiful sunflowers using different materials like paper plates, yellow paint and tea leaves. The activity offered an enjoyable experience for all!
LEAF PRINTING ACTIVITY ELATES CREATIVE MINDS OF PRESIDIANS
To enhance fine-motor skills and upgrade the aesthetic abilities of our Presidians, we recently organised a leaf printing activity. The activity witnessed immense enthusiasm from the students as they explored their creativity by creating designs with different colours.They also explored the freedom of learning, as they chose the shape & size of the leaf they wished to print. The activity concluded with the Presidians sharing their creations with their fellow buddies.
HOLI BRINGS LOVE, JOY, HAPPINESS & SPARK TO PRESIDIUM'S CORRIDORS
As world’s renowned English poet Leigh Hunt once said, “Colours are the smiles of nature”!
The significance of colours increases even more when Holi is around the corner. To celebrate this festival that brings everyone together, the young Presidians of Ashok Vihar recently organised a special assembly on Holi. They started by sharing the mythological story behind the celebration of Holi, which was followed by a beautiful enactment to enlighten everyone with the true meaning of colours. They also emphasized on the benefits of eco-friendly celebrations of the festival and reminded everyone their responsibilities towards Mother Earth. At the end, the aura of the assembly ground changed into the hues of love and celebrations with a spectacular dance performance by the students!