PRESIDIANS USE DIENES BLOCK TO DEVELOP CRITICAL MATHS THINKING
"The only way to learn Mathematics is to do Mathematics." - Paul Halmos
Presidium strongly emphasizes Experiential Learning and encourages the use of tools and techniques to implement it. In order to promote the use of innovative ways for developing Number Sense, Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning, Presidium Raj Nagar recently organised a Maths Activity for grade 3 students, wherein they used Dienes Block to solve a division problem. The activity aimed to promote critical thinking, analytical skills and problem solving in classroom with the help of Jodo Gyan kits. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by students!
OUR LITTLE STORYTELLERS DISPLAY EXTRAORDINARY ORATORY SKILLS
Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas in the world today!
Presidium aims to create a generation of 'storytellers' who can transform the world with their progressive views and thoughts. Students of grade nursery and prep recently got an opportunity to explore their innate skills in the Storytelling Competition held recently at Presidium, Raj Nagar. Participating in the fun-filled competition with great enthusiasm, the young toddlers narrated stories confidently and displayed extraordinary oratory skills. With such exposure, our little Presidians shall be front-runners in the field of communication and will captivate the world with their exceptional talent.
SUDHA MA'AM ACKNOWLEDGES PRESIDIANS AT SPORTS PRIZE DISTRIBUTION
"Victory comes to those who refuse to stop fighting!" - Napoleon Hill
In order to acknowledge and honour the victory of Annual Sports Meet achievers of Presidium Raj Nagar, a Prize Distribution Ceremony was recently organized. It was indeed a moment of great pride for the students and their mentors to witness the award ceremony for the extraordinary achievements in the field of Sports. Awarded for their utmost dedication and sportsmanship by Sudha Ma'am, the honourable chairperson of Presidium, the students were thrilled and delighted. The winners of the much sought-after award for the Best Athlete and the Best Club Trophy were overjoyed and ecstatic after receiving the award.
TABLE MAT MAKING: PRESIDIANS COME UP WITH INNOVATIVE CREATIONS
Creative play and artistic activities have a central role in a toddler's learning and development!
To nurture imagination of the little Presidians of Raj Nagar and develop their thinking and motor skills, a table mat making activity was recently organized. The students of grades nursery and prep were overjoyed to participate in this fun-filled activity with great dynamism. With the encouragement of their loving teachers, the tiny tots came up with innovative creations. Overall, the activity was a free creative play, wherein the Presidians got to try out different ideas and learn new ways of doing things.
MEMORABLE & JOVIAL CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS AT PRESIDIUM
To commemorate the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru - the first Prime Minister of India, Presidium Raj Nagar recently celebrated Children’s Day with great fervour and joy. A special assembly was organized for the children of all grades, wherein the students presented a captivating group song and skit with a flair. The event concluded with a cultural dance performance by the teachers, that enlivened the entire campus. On this special occasion, there were many games and activities specially organized for the children. Pledging to continuously strive to work for the welfare of the students, the teachers added another memorable chapter in the school diaries of our Presidians.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS DEVELOP EMPATHY TOWARDS COMMUNITY HELPERS
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." - Mahatma Gandhi
Presidium aims to transform the lives of children by preparing them for the real world. We help them value relationships and respect all members of the society with dignity and respect. To sensitise our nursery and prep grade students towards the Community Helpers, a Helpers' Day was recently organised at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The little Presidians came dressed up as helpers like Policeman, Fireman and Security Guard. The students realized the significance of the role played by these helpers in our day to day lives and got a clear understanding of how we are interdependent in a community. The activity proved to be a fruitful one as it stimulated the imagination of young toddlers and helped them develop a feeling of empathy towards Helpers of our society.
PRESIDIANS FILL THE AIR WITH PEACE AND DIVINITY ON GURPURAB
With utmost devotion and glory, the Presidians of Raj Nagar recently celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti. To mark this propitious occasion, the students came dressed in ethnic Punjabi attire for a special assembly. Beautiful pieces of art related to Guru Nanak Jayanti were used to decorate the atrium. A 'group song' was presented and the ‘Ek Onkar’ prayer was recited by the melodious Presidians, which filled the air with peace and divinity. Spreading the message that God is one, the serene aura left the audience awestruck and mesmerized.
CAN I EAT ACTIVITY: TINY TOTS DISTINGUISH EDIBLE & NON-EDIBLE
We at Presidium, believe in mixing learning with fun and keep organizing playful activities with big lessons. Recently, an enriching and brain-storming club activity for the little students of grades nursery and prep was organized with an aim to make them recognize the things which they can and can't eat. They were shown the real life objects like apple, chips, eraser, pen, peanuts and mobile phones and were asked to differentiate the eatable items from the non-eatable ones. The tiny tots participated enthusiastically and were deeply engrossed in the task. A related worksheet based on the activity was also given to them to do independently. Glad to be a part of this enjoyable activity, the little cherubs happily shared their individual experience with their respective teachers.
INTER-CLASS DEBATE: PRESIDIANS ENHANCE PRESENTATIONAL SKILLS
"For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate." - Margaret Heffernan
The Presidians have set a benchmark for participating in activities in such a way that they not only enjoy but also learn a great deal from them. To give them a creative platform to express their views freely, the Story Tellers Academy at Presidium Raj Nagar recently organized an Inter-Class Debate Competition for students of grades 6 to 8. The participants spoke vehemently on the chosen theme with their perspective regarding the same. They cited reasons and supported their ideas with suitable examples from real life to justify their stand. Each participant asked questions to the opponent on the matter presented by the contestant. Providing the leaders of tomorrow an experience which is conducive to cognitive and presentational skills, the fun-filled debate contest also helped in boosting their confidence to face the audience comfortably.
OUR YOUNG SCHOLARS HONOURED BY CHAIRPERSON OF PRESIDIUM RAJ NAGAR
"A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement." - Bo Bennett
Packed with such ambitious dreams, our young grade 6 Presidian of Raj Nagar, Shitika Raj was recently recognized for her extraordinary achievements in academics, sports and co-curricular activities at the CHAIRPERSON HONOURS. The grand ceremony, where more than 700 young scholars were congratulated, appreciated her hardwork and passion. Receiving a prestigious certificate of recognition by Mrs. Sudha Gupta, the honourable Chairperson of Presidium, this young chess prodigy was packed with overwhelm and excitement. Known as the 'Lady Viswanathan' of Presidium Raj Nagar, Shitika has won several laurels for the school in various chess competitions and has always made her mentors and parents feel honoured.