The Ardent Republicans
“A nation’s pride resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people – “Mahatma Gandhi”.
On 24th of January, 2018, students of classes Prep - II of Delhi Public School, Ranchi celebrated the untold sacrifices by one and all who gave their life to flair the Indian flag proudly in the air of freedom and prestige.
The program was a show to manifest the true spirit of patriotism. On one hand where the tiny tots of prep came with the heroic colours of freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Mahatma Gandhi and many more, on the other hand Class I enlightened the stage with the knowledge of our constitution. It was surprising to see the young minds dealing with the complete concept so effortlessly.
The show also comprised the presentation of sportsperson who have never failed to bring India in the International race of progress. The program proceeded with a heart touching poem by our soldiers speaking their heart out in the voice of young minds of today.
A short skit was also performed which decorated the stage with an ideological message that, “We may have different religions, different costumes, different languages but we all belong to one country.”
The Principal Dr. Ram Singh congratulated and encouraged the children to cultivate the spirit of oneness among us as we all know that “The child is the father of man.” And let’s not forget that – India is all about Unity in Diversity.
ENT Specialist Dr Kumar
An interactive session was conducted today at the premises of DPS Ranchi to groom the students of standard second about how to keep ear nose and teeth healthy. The principal spokes person of the session was Dr Harsh Kumar a renowned ENT Surgeon of Orchid Hospital Ranchi.
Dr Kumar gelled himself with the temperament of the kids who were all between the age group of seven to eight years and educated the kids with his expertise of keeping ears nose and teeth healthy.
In the very beginning, Dr kumar advised the children not to view TV in high volume as that can have adverse impact on ears and might even lead to damage. He also suggested of not using earbuds/ safety pins/mustard oils as that can also have negative impact on ears. He further suggested that one should take precautions while bursting crackers and the volume of high intensity coming out of that can have major negative impact and thus said that low sound making crackers should be used in festivals like Diwali and all. He also advised that crackers should be kept away from eyes. Speaking further he also emphasised on how to keep nose healthy, Dr Kumar at the very first advised to prevent the practice of inhaling water to wash noses as that can create major issue.
Children who all are fond of ice creams were also advised by Dr Kumar that intake of excess of ice cream can lead to tonsil, one can have ice cream once in a month which is ideal. While advising the children about how to take care of eyes, Dr Kumar said that practice of excessive watching TV should be avoided and children should not watch TV more than half an hour and even should not be using head phones more to have a good ears, He further clarified that children should retire to bed by 9pm.
Students showered various questions from their daily life schedule like whether they should use cosmetics products like shampoo, powders like elders? Against which Dr Kumar significantly advised the prevention of use of these products and suggested that kids should not use the cosmetics products of their mother and rather should be using products of kids only .
Capacity Building Programme Comes to an End
The two day Workshop on Capacity Building Programme on Mathematics conducted by CBSE; Centre of Excellence Kolkata at Delhi Public School Ranchi ended on13th January 2018. The spokespersons of the workshop were Mr. R.S. Pandey, Principal K.P.S. Bhilai and Ms. Kakali Bagchi Mathematics teacher of Haryana Vidhyamandir Kolkata.
The second day of the workshop began with the motto to “construct the knowledge among students through teachers.” On this day the teachers were enlightened about the teaching methodologies of mathematics, planning’s to teach and the ways of assessment.
The session began with the teachers discussing about the teachings of the previous day sessions. They were given a rough sketch of the topics which were discussed throughout the day.
Mr. R.S. Pandey interacted with the teachers and said to them, “Don’t transfer but construct the knowledge.” He asked the teachers to ask questions to the students but not give the correct answer. This will help the students enrich and identify the thinking path.
Ms. Kakali Bagchi gave the teachers some guidelines to prepare question paper, marking scheme and lesson plan. She enlightened the teachers to prepare the lesson plan according to the difficulty level of Blooms Taxonomy and prepare the question paper with respect to the time constraint, chapter wise weightage to be maintained formation of balance question paper.
Dr. Ram Singh Inaugurates Capacity Building Programme
A two day Workshop on Capacity Building Programme on Mathematics was conducted for the teachers at Delhi Public School Ranchi by CBSE; Centre of Excellence Kolkata. It was inaugurated by the Principal of the school Dr. Ram Singh on 12th January 2018.
Mr. R.S. Pandey, Principal K.P.S. Bhilai and Ms. Kakali Bagchi Mathematics teacher of Haryana Vidhyamandir Kolkata were the Resource Persons of the workshop.
The motto of the workshop was to enlighten the teachers about the teaching Pedagogy of Mathematics and to percolate it among students through teachers.
76 teachers of 58 different schools of Jharkhand attended the workshop.
Dr. Ram Singh welcomed the teachers and said that it was an honour for the school to conduct such a workshop. He also said that it would be a golden opportunity for the teachers to grab knowledge and understanding different aspects of Mathematics. It was also highlighted by him that thinking develops only when we allow our mind to struggle and its Mathematics that helps our mind to struggle.
In this workshop the teachers were enlightened on the topics; challenging areas and common errors of mathematics, teaching diverse learners and gender sensitization.
During the session the teachers were divided into 12 groups and several activities were conducted for the teachers. With the help of such activities they interacted with each other and shared their experiences and gave presentations on the above topics.
Ms. Kakali Bagchi interacted with the teachers and educated them to reduce fear of Mathematics among students. She discussed with them about the common errors made not only by the students but also by the teachers. The reasons and remedies related to this topic were also discussed.
Mr. R.S. Pandey shared with them about the challenging areas and common errors of mathematical topics namely Algebra, Number System, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry, Mensuration and Statistics & Probability.
Mr. R.S. Pandey and Ms. Kakali Bagchi asked the teachers to cater pay special attention towards multiple intelligence and gender biasness.
At the end of the teachers shared that the workshop was fruitful, it has helped them know and understand the challenging areas and common errors of Mathematics, teaching diverse learners and gender sensitization.
One should know & understand what they are good at-Dr. Pandey
Beginning this New Year with the motto One should have energy in self to gain success Delhi Public School, Ranchi conducted an interactive session for the students of class IX on 10th January 2018. Dr. Hari Om Pandey Head of the Department of Chemistry, Ranchi University was the spokesperson of the day.
Dr. Hari Om Pandey the Head of the Department of Chemistry, Ranchi University is an expert guide and mentor to the IIT aspirants and a researcher. He has published more than 25 papers published in National and International journals on Chemistry and the topics related to it.
In the beginning of the session, Dr. Pandey gave the students an opportunity to ask questions related to the problems faced by them. Taking it as a golden opportunity the students asked several questions.
On being asked about what career option should one choose according to the present day situation? Dr. Pandey replied that one should know and understand what they are good at. This understanding helps them in consolidating the base to success. He also said that there are such situations when a student develops as an expert but fails due to constraint. He also asked the students to refer to internet to know which course and career is of their interest.
The students asked about how to develop interest in a particular subject, on which he answered that interest is developed when the person find new and gets attracted towards it. Therefore one should find what’s new in the subject with the help of internet and make the subject interesting.
Eger to gain knowledge from Dr. Pandey’s experiences students asked him that has becoming a lecturer always been the goal of his life. On this he shared that he had always dreamt about Allied services but due some circumstances he had to peruse Chemistry. But today he is happy to successful in the field of academics and he is pleased to guide and impart knowledge with the students.
During the session Dr. Pandey enlightened the students with information’s such as what is the difference between heat and work and gave them some tips to be successful in every spears of life.
At the end of the session Dr. Pandey expressed his joy of interacting with the students and said that the questions of the students amazed him as they seems too serious for their future and career at this age.
The Principal of the school Dr. Ram Singh expressed his gratitude and thanked Dr. Pandey for giving his valuable time and sharing his knowledge with the students.
Sharing their views the students shared that the session was motivating and enlightening and said that that they that encouraged to find the goal of their life and achieve it.
Goodbye 2017- A Promising New Year
A good beginning makes a good end.
On 29th December 2017, the students of Primary Wing bid a memorable goodbye to 2017 and hailed a frolic welcome to the upcoming year 2018 with joy and laughter.
Remembering their past experience of 2017 the children altogether took the New Year resolution. The students also made cards for their parents and pledged to contribute in preserving and protecting the mother earth as: Plants can survive without humans but no human can survive without plants.
On this beautiful occasion a small picnic was also organized for the children, in which the little ones enjoyed and shared their happiness with each other.
Dr. Ram Singh the Principal of the school appreciated these tiny tots and wished them luck for the new journey in 2018.
The day was indeed a noteworthy farewell to the past and a joyous welcome of the future.
Training cum interactive Session for bus Conductors and Drivers onthe Use of Fire Extinguisher
Training cum interactive session was organized for the bus drivers and bus helpers on 29th December 2017. The session was on the use of fire extinguisher in case of emergecy. The resource person for the day was Mr. Vikram Das Technical and Machinery Expert Sales Fire Services.
60 bus drivers and bus helpers of the school attended the Training cum interactive session.
During the session Mr. Vikram interacted with school bus bus drivers and bus helpers and explained them about fire and how to control it. He enlightened them with the process of putting off the fire.
Mr. Vikram educated them with several examples such as; if any person is on fire, then the fire should be put off with the use of cotton cloths or with jute sacks before poring of cold water. The poring of water without putting off the fire will heat the body which may result to death.
He also enlightened them with three categories of fire namely Class A, B and C Fires. Class A Fires, which consists of ordinary combustibles such as wood, paper, trash or anything else that leaves an ash. In this class water works best to extinguish. Class B Fires are fueled by flammable or combustible a liquid which includes oil, gasoline and other similar materials. Smoothening effects which deplete the oxygen supply work best to extinguish this class. Class C Fires are Energized Electrical Fires. De-energize the circuit before using a non-conductive extinguishing agent such as carbon dioxide.
A Journey to Space
Today the students of class III of Delhi Public School, Ranchi presented an ignited and wonderful skit on- ‘A Journey to Space’.
The skit was informative and was presented in a play way manner. The movements of planets namely rotation and revolution were depicted through a lively dance. Many fascinating facts about celestial bodies were shared by the actor students among their audience friends.
The overall impact of the skit was to enlighten and educate the young minds on the wonders and mysteries of space.
The Principal Dr. Ram Singh appreciated the efforts of students and said that such kind of programmes enriches the students with information’s apart from books which they remember throughout their life.
Thanks Giving Day
Students of class IV of DPS Ranchi reinforced the age old saying An apple a day keeps the doctor away– for healthy life, through an interdisciplinary activity on
Eat an Apple Day.
Children enacted the role of Sir Issac Newton to show how the theory of gravitation came into existence, after being hit on the head with a falling apple. Few students, in the role of doctors, focused on the benefits of eating an apple.
They also used an apple to explain the concept of Fraction . This way they related the day to day classroom teaching with practical life.
Apple Logo used as company trademark for computers, laptops, I-pods and I-phones was also highlighted.
Lastly, students performed a dance programme on – Thanks Giving Day to show their greatfullness to their grandparents, parents, teachers and friends for their contribution and help in their overall development.
Principal Dr. Ram Singh appreciated the efforts of the students.
Spread Happiness in Anchal Shishu Ashram
The young dipsites of class I shared happiness and joy among the orphans of Aanchal Shishu Ashram
The dipsites spent some time with the children of the Ashram. They interacted with the children and came to know about them. They also showcased a small program and brought smile on their faces.
The students were celebrated Christmas with them by cutting cake and gave them some woollen clothes, pen-pencils, books, toys etc. as gifts and showed their love and affection.
Such kinds of activities help the students to build their character and stay rooted with the humanity.