The School Weekly - 27th April 2020

Posts from our Educators
I hope each one of you will be quite happy and healthy when this article touches you in this
period of lockdown everywhere.
See the positive side of lockdown & take this state of being at home full day as a challenge for yourself to increase sitting hours of study. In the normal days we have lot of distractions from study like friends, outings, outside works etc. These distractions are absent nowadays except your TV & mobile. So starting with a 72 hour challenge (except your online study), break your attraction from these two  as well.
Experience new things in your increased sitting hours. As soon as we increase sitting our speed of understanding and grasping the concept increases to many times in the later hours of study. Scientifically it is due to increase in our concentration /focus in later hours of study. In the early hours of study our mind is full of outside happenings which fade with time. This proves the importance of increased sitting hours in the life of students of secondary and senior secondary classes specially. Some of the board toppers and merit achievers have also revealed this experience in their interviews.
Furthermore, Today I want to give you 10 point study values to ensure success in your ambition.
1. Self Discipline (A student should sets target for himself & keep chasing it)
2. Serenity (He/She should be fully serious towards aim & work calmly)
3. Synergy (Good Communication with teacher & own classmates)
4. Steady (Regularly/Nonstop work for aim)
5. Stamina (Patience in  efforts because   F.A.I.L   means First Attempt In  Learning)
6. Succinct (Make your own brief summary notes as memory is limited )
7. Sensible (Use your mind to decide priority of more importance topics)
8. Share (Sharing resources increases knowledge)
9. Satisfaction (Daily achieving target bring satisfaction & keeps motivated)
10. Self Reliance (Keep in mind that no one can better
So, stay at home, remain motivated, keep studying, fulfill your dreams and come out with flying colours.
Of course, the future is yours……This is what I think is important for your success. Thank you.
Manish Jaiswal

Self Confidence
Self Confidence is satisfaction of oneself .This must be present in people's daily lives in
order for them to believe that they have the ability to do anything .The best way to gain self confidence is to look deep inside yourself and believe that you have the ability to overcome  all obstacles and challenges that you are faced with,on a daily life.
 Self Confidence is an essential part of student's life.
* Children develop self confidence in their abilities through their academic environment.
* Provide positive feedback to your students.
* Give only genuine praise.
*Set realistic goal for each student. Recognize that every child in different and has different learning capabilities.
*Invite each student to participate, convey message that you value them as individuals with their own strength and weakness.
* Create positive environment for learning .
* Trust yourself . Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
*Positive thought should be given more brain space than your negative thoughts.
*Stay away from people or things that make you feel bad..
* Your positive thoughts might sound like this "I can do that. ".These will help you in achieving greater self confidence.
Punita Chouhan

Punctuality - An Essential Habit
Today I would like to share the importance of punctuality in our life. It is considered as one
of the noble qualities which need to be possessed by everyone. It is the habit of doing things on time. There is a proverb that says, “A stitch in time saves nine.” It means that doing things on time prevents us from unnecessary problems. Punctuality gives discipline in our life. A disciplined person always gets appreciation and social acceptance. Punctuality removes laziness from us but it needs certain sacrifices.
There is another proverb which says “Time and tide waits for no man”. Certain things should be done at the appropriate time. It may be the golden time to do it. Later we will not get the chance and that may lead to some future worries. Certain tasks we can complete very easily when the time is favourable. As human nature, we may postpone certain things but it may be very difficult to do the same things when the time is unfavourable. Time does not wait for anyone. We have to wait for it. When the time is favourable we must act promptly.
We all should be punctual in our everyday life. Every student should practice a habit of punctuality.  We can easily understand that punctuality is the basic quality of a person to be having a good personality. People who have become great in their lives are very punctual. Punctuality is the best policy for success. It will help us to achieve our goal. So be punctual in our life and it should be our motto.

Byju P. Joseph
How to Maintain Concentration
Most of the time we get motivated by others and make new plans with full excitement, collect some books and notes, etc. Sometimes we even take admission in some institutes and make a new routine. We think of never giving up until we reach our destination and promise ourselves to start the study with new expectations. But gradually, the excitement seems to get weak day by day. And after some days, we even stop putting in efforts in our studies.
This situation is faced by most of the students. It is not only in academics but also in many other sectors. When we don't concentrate, we lose our patience. It is very essential to be determined towards our goal to succeed well. You should choose the subject of your interest so that you don't regret selecting the subject suggested by others.
Sometimes we see the children choose the subject under parent’s pressure. Parents tell the students to choose a subject without even knowing their interest. Every person is unique and has different qualities. To know the inner talent of yourself and to maintain the concentration for a long time, it is important to find our inner qualities and proceed forward in that field. We don't understand immediately any subject. But we should learn a subject from the start and the basics. After that, we can solve problems easily and improve the subject slowly- slowly. To maintain the concentration, we need to have a big dream and some role model. Every day we should stay focused and think to complete our dreams. So, on the basis of my experience, if you follow these tips, definitely you will achieve your dreams.
Prakash Dangi

Focus to Achieve Success
Focus is the concentration of attention or energy on something. To achieve success in the
life we have to FOCUS on 4 steps:
1.    Focus on Goal
2.    Identification of distraction
3.    Rise your standard
4.    A mentor is important in life
1.    Focus on goal: Let’s take an example of flying Sikh Milkha Singh; remember Milkha Singh is not good in racing. The reason behind his success is every time he used to set a goal.
First-time Milkha Singh won the race because he was not good in his running, but his coach had said that the candidate who will come first will get an extra diet. While running he fell down due to fatigue but he got up and started running to get the big glass of milk and extra diet. Milkha Singh made a clear focus on his mind and focus is life. Bill Gates says, ‘The reason behind my success is I have a focus on very fewer things.’
2.    Identification of distraction: Taking the example of Milkha Singh, in Australia he lost the pre-qualifying race, you know why because he went to Australia for the first time. The beautiful ladies distracted him; he went to a party and started enjoying. Next morning he lost his race. I want to say that distraction and direction are inversely proportionate, when direction increases distraction decreases and when distraction increases direction decreases.
To remove distraction direction should be clear. Identify your distraction; say no to social media ritual. You decide how much time you will spend in social media; make yourself disciplined; only 15 min to social media, after 8pm no phone usages, aeroplane mode discipline. Same Milkha Singh has done he identified his distraction and said no to beautiful ladies and parties, before the final match in Pakistan. Pakistan coach said to Milkha Singh to distract that this race can be the last race of your life. You know what Milkha Singh replied,’ I will run this race like the last race of my life and he won the race’.
3.    Raise your standard: Today whatever you are doing keep improving yourself. You don’t have to prove, you have to improve yourself.
Golden statement- ‘Koi bhi lakshy inssan k prayaasho se baada nahi hai, hara to wo hai jo inssan kabhi ladha nahi hai.’ 
Same thing Milkha Singh did. He raised his standard of training so that he could represent India.
4.    A mentor is important in life: Mentor, coach and guide are the important aspects of our life. Milkha Singh used to say that in my 80 races I have won 77 races because of my coach and the Indian Army.
So, select your mentor, coach or guide to achieve success in life. 
Rahul Kumar Thakur

Caring For Others
Today I am going to share my views on caring for others, so I am sharing a story related to the topic. There was a farm, where lived farmer John with his wife Molly. They had pigs, cows and many animals on their farm. Also, there lived a little mouse.
One day the mouse looked through a small crack in the wall and accidentally saw the farmer opening some package. The mouse was curious about what food may it contain and discovered that it was a mousetrap. The mouse was determined to run around the farmyard and warned all the animals regarding the danger. First of all, he met the chicken. “There is a mousetrap in the house! “, the mouse declared with despair. But the chicken answered with indifference, “It doesn't concern me, as this is a danger for you, but not for me. It cannot bother me“.
Then the mouse raced towards the pig and the goat and told them about the mousetrap. But the pig and the goat were not impressed too. They said that there is nothing to worry about this and promised to pray about the mouse. Sad and depressed, the little mouse returned to the house. In the night the farmer‘s wife Molly heard a sound of a mousetrap. She hurried to see what was in it, but due to the darkness, she did not see that it was a poisonous snake, whose tail was caught in the trap. Suddenly the snake bit Molly.
The farmer rushed with her to the hospital. Later, when they returned home, Molly still had a fever. John remembered that it is good to treat the fever with chicken soup, so he went to his farmyard to bring the main ingredient, the chicken.
Whereas Molly‘s sickness continued and many friends came to visit her, the farmer butchered the pig so he could feed all the visitors. Unfortunately, as time went by Molly became weaker and weaker and one day she died. Many neighbours, relatives and friends arrived for the funeral. John had to slaughter the goat to feed all of them. The mouse watched all this with great sorrow. Remember, when we learn that someone is facing difficulties or dangers, we all are at risk. It is better to help and encourage one another and don‘t leave anyone alone with his problems.
Kusum Sharma

Lockdown: Time to rediscover ourselves
Two successive lockdowns​ of 21 and 19 days due to the pandemic helped many of us
discover our talent and potential. Being at home for so many days  in touch with our friends, family members, colleagues and students (those who are in education stream) and searching out old friends from our school and college life on social media platforms - Facebook, Instagram etc.
Those who are fitness conscious started doing yoga and other fitness exercises with the help videos on internet. Some enjoyed watching T.V for hours on various channels and improved their General Knowledge on various topics - Geography (spread of Covid- 19 from China), Life Science (symptoms of Covid-19, fever, difficulty in breathing, Hydroxy Chloroquine Sulphate), Political Science (how various leaders blaming China and WHO ) etc.
Many of us stuck to mobiles and laptops  and learnt new concept of Work from home and improved our knowledge on various apps as Google Classroom, Zoom, Hangouts and many more,kept themselves updated with these futuristic apps and concept.
Most of us also learnt the importance of freedom after being stuck at home due to lockdown, living with limited resources like no online deliveries by Zomato, Swiggy  etc,in red zones no vegetables, fruits, milk. No junk food, we learnt  life can be lived without all these. Most of us tried hands in kitchen whether it is simple cup of tea or some recipes from You tube.
The list is endless and unknowingly we discovered many values such as Unity - we all stood united to minimize the spread of pandemic, appreciation for ladies at home as during the lockdown when everyone is at home, their work in the kitchen has increased many times, help poor in the neighborhood with food, this list can also be endless.
We all collaborated​ in nation's progress by staying at home, trusted our leadership, developed  new vision towards our lives.
 Ajay Vijayvargi
Learning Forward Saturday            

Learning Forward Professional Learning Program (PLP) for 2020-21, was organised on the 25th April' 20 via Zoom. Twenty Five members participated in the session. Mr Sandeep Dutt hosted the Joy of Learning session. The discussion was on the values of ​​Courage and Patience. Post the session Educators expressed their thoughts on 

Online Learning & Virtual School Functioning 
Educators are exploring and getting trained by our Ed tech Team; Sandeep Singh, Jitendra Suthar and Usman Gani to run online classes at Google Classroom. HODs are doing academic training sessions for their respective departments. Section Coordinators along with the Class Teachers are staying connected students and parents to implement learning sessions. Admin Team is looking after all the backhand work to keep everyone in sink. Our SMC Members are standing by us in staying connected with the community, we are very grateful for every lasting support.
Rajeshree Shihag

Posts from our Students
You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to
win. The main difference between losers and winners is in what they do. Everyone is a potential winner do not let appearances fool you.
A winner is someone who has given his best effort, who tried the hardest he possibly can, utilized every ounce of energy and strength within him to accomplish something. It doesn’t mean that they accomplished it or failed, it means that they have given their best. That’s a winner.
Experience shows, it’s the moments you tend to ask a lot of questions as why now? Why me? Or why?
You all must know about Sandeep Maheswari, an authentic motivational speaker. A great example of being a winner. Doctors of our country are putting their great efforts in winning fight against Covid19.
If you are a winner you will fall several times in your life and then if you have the spirit you will get up and say that I WILL PLAY, I WILL WIN. If you have determination, strong will power no one in the world have that much strength to stop you. You will be unstoppable and the day when you learned how to live your life or how to get over your illusions you will definitely become a real winner.
In life it doesn’t matter who know the rest, but who survived this (the known) the best. So, when it comes to facing obstacles and problems in life please don't call them obstacles say challenges. Obstacles are challenges for winners and excuses for losers, so instead of saying WHY ME you can choose to say TRY ME.
Lochita Gupta/  XII Science

Tolerance is the willingness to accept behavior and beliefs that are different from your own, although you might not agree or approve of them. People harbour a deep resentment against those who differ from us. We don't need to exhibit tolerance in a situation in which we are normal; we need to show tolerance at the time when we are angry on someone or something.
Tolerance actually means accepting behaviour or opinion that you don't agree with. So anything or anyone that you agree with is not within the purview of tolerance. Tolerance is a wonderful quality that one exhibits only after lots of education and self-enlightenment. Tolerance is really a very highly useful quality. It is one of the basic principles of good manners. We can do justice if we are tolerant with others and respect their views. Last, but not the least it can be said that you should be tolerant towards those who don't agree with you. Otherwise it is not tolerance.
Ritu Chouhan/ XII Science

A Leader can Change a Society
Today I will share my views on 'A Leader can Change a Society'. He must be able to organize his government in a way that it would reach the grass root level on “A Leader can Change a Society”. Leaders of the world and of any country particular plays most important role to achieve genuine happiness of its people. Let us take the example of our own country like our honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi is holding the country together to face this difficult situation that our country is facing during COVID-19. And our Prime Minister has taken many steps to fight against COVID-19. Leader must not only be educated and experienced, but it is important to be sensible to the problems faced by their people. Leaders of the government should win the trust of the people. In my view most important character of a good leader is that they must be compassionate. Having a personality of caring about people is important. This is the quality of a leader. A policy or scheme initiated for the benefit of public must be implemented in such a way that it should not get politicize and corrupt during the process of implementation. Good and capable leader leads its people and country to peace and prosperity. At last not the least I want to say that Mahatma Gandhi, a major political and spiritual leader of India, followed nonviolent actions, avoiding any bloodshed in the country during their struggle for Independence.
Anumesh Rao/  XII Science

Stress Handling
We have heard adults ask very often,'As a young person, what do you have to be stressed about?' The truth is that we all experience stress for different reasons and in different degrees. Examination pressure, peer pressure, assignment deadlines, extra-curricular activities pressure are which we go through as students.
Stress are of different types and to handle it is not that much easier. The pressure to conform to our family's expectations, to do exactly what the teacher expects from us, to be 'cool` with our friends, to have the discipline to stay on course to be a leader at school, etc. However our reaction to it will ensure that our life remains joyous and fulfilling.
Stress is sometimes good but at some limit. Visualize a stringed instrument, maybe a guitar. Anyone of us are familiar with one will know that tension in the strings needs to be just so, to get the right quality of sounds. No tension in the strings will cause the strings to break and render the instrument useless till it can be restrung. The right kind of tension is required to produce optimum sound. It means some stress is also needed.
All have tension in life, but the reasons are different like examination, extra-curricular, etc. Sometimes stress is also needed and important to make life easier.
Kunal Rajpurohit/ X

Holidays are so good,
During the holidays we need more food.
We enjoy doing activities,
And we explore our creativity.
We all become entertaining,
Holidays are amazing.
We have a period to rest,
And there are no more tests.
I love holidays,
They are my fun days.
Everyone enjoys the holidays a lot,
And all the problems are sought.
Neetu Deora/ XII Humanities
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The School Weekly - 20th April 2020

Posts from our Educators
Education post COVID19
Technology has stepped into the breach and will continue to play a key role in educating future generations. 
It is a good time to reflect on how this disruptive crisis can help us define what learning should look like. Our curriculum should address; what kids like, what they don’t like, what they are curious about, what they value more, what their dreams are or what their dreams could be. Let’s weave the curriculum with self-awareness and self-reflective assignments, fostering independence.

Collaborative and Blended learning will be more engaging and interesting, learning with Blackboard, Whiteboard, Learning Management Systems and Zoom or Hangout will yield significant benefits when these will be layered up into face-to-face instruction, it will be learning for life. Online education will not become obsolete so it's better that we get accustomed to it to stay in the race.

COVID-19 has taught us that there are no isolated issues and actions. We should look at more opportunities to build Learning Collaboratively. Plan activities that give students the opportunity to work and collaborate together to learn and grow from each other. Collaborative learning helps develop higher-level of thinking skills, boost confidence and self-esteem. Students learn how to work with various types of learners and develop their leadership skills.

Life Skills will prepare students for the real world. “Students’ social and emotional skills are not personal attributes, but are dependent on teacher support.” Life skills are the building blocks or framework that allows students to apply knowledge to the real-world. Skills that employers will be looking for will be creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal skills.
Values, educating children to become thinking, confident, responsible and caring citizens. The main principles that guide us in our thoughts and actions.
How about teaching Financial Literacy; to teach wants and needs. To prepare students for sustainable livelihood.

Let’s alter the future of teaching and learning.
Rajeshree Shihag/ Principal
Be Active & Focus on Your Goals
Today I would like to share my views on “Be Active & Focus on Your Goals” through the story,"Lions never bother about the flies”. Flies are flies. They don't spare anyone, not even the king of the jungle. And these flies bother the king, especially when, it is just sitting and doing nothing. But lions are just not bothered about them. They will simply lift their tail once in a while, swing it this way or that way, to make the flies, fly away and then just forget about them.

Just imagine, what will happen if a lion decides to teach a lesson to these troublesome flies by trying to catch them and then kill them. Obviously, firstly he will have to forget that he is a king; instead, he would need to act like a monkey and then just run after these flies to catch them and kill them. Will he ever be able to do so? Of course not. Why? Because most of the flies are near its tail and hence if the lion has to catch these flies, he will need to reach his head closer to his tail, which obviously he cannot. And even if he could do that, he would still not be able to catch the flies because of the unique shape of its head and mouth. So in case if a lion decides to kill the flies, he will keep running in circles, going round and round, reach nowhere, start looking funny and finally collapse out of frustration.

Sometimes, this is what exactly happens in our lives too. There are so many small things (flies) happening in our life and bothering us. And what do we do? We forget as to what our life goal is, instead we start wasting our time and energy on them. In the end, we miss our goal, reach nowhere, and finally collapse out of frustration, because it is just not possible to catch those flies.
Remember, these flies bother the lion, only when he is lying dormant. But when the lion is in action, up and running, these flies do not come anywhere close to the lion and they can't also. So, just be aware of the fact that flies do bother a lion, but only when he is sitting idle, dormant and in an inactive state. But when he is active, up and running, the flies never come close to him. Therefore, remain fully active, focused on your goal and these small problems (flies) will stop troubling you and you will be able to realize your main goal. And always remember, "Lions never bother about the flies"
Bharti Rao/ Educator
नैतिक मूल्य
व्यक्ति के जीवन में नैतिक मूल्यों का बड़ा महत्त्व होता है।  इसका आंरभ मनुष्य के बाल्यकाल से ही हो जाता है।  जिस प्रकार एक सफ़ल व्यवसाय की प्राप्ति के लिए की जाने वाली मेहनत व कोशिशें विद्यार्थी जीवन से ही शुरू हो जाती हैं ठीक उसी प्रकार अच्छे गुणों को धारण करने के प्रयत्न की शुरुआत भी विद्यार्थी जीवन से ही करनी ज़रूरी है क्योंकि  आदतें चाहे अच्छी हों या बुरी, एक या दो दिन में  प्राप्त नहीं  की जा सकती बल्कि ये तो सालों के प्रयास से आती हैंl सब पर दया करना, कभी झूठ नहीं बोलना, बड़ों का आदर करना, सच बोलना, सबको अपने समान समझते हुए उनसे प्रेम करना, सबकी मदद करना, किसी की बुराई न करना आदि कार्य नैतिक शिक्षा या नैतिक मूल्य कहलाते हैं।

बच्चों में नैतिक मूल्यों का निर्माण करने की जिम्मेदारी माता-पिता, परिवार, विद्यालय  एवं समाज की है। आज के बच्चे ही कल के भविष्य हैं, अतः शिक्षा के साथ-साथ नैतिक मूल्यों को  भी जीवन में स्थान  देने की जरूरत है ।नैतिक मूल्यों को शिक्षा में इस तरह शामिल करना चाहिए  जिससे विभिन्न पाठ्यक्रमों में, कार्यशालाओं व गतिविधियों में, इन नैतिक मूल्यों का संदेश सहज, सरल व रोचक तौर-तरीकों से विद्यार्थियों तक पहुँच  सके । इसके लिए अच्छे साहित्य, चलचित्र, श्रव्य -दृश्य सामग्री आदि का सहारा लिया जा सकता है।

यदि जीवन में शिष्टाचार, सदाचार, अनुशासन, मर्यादा है तो परिवार और देश में शांति रहेगी। यदि किसी व्यक्ति ने कभी भी नैतिक मूल्यों को नहीं सीखा है, तो वह सही और गलत के बीच अंतर नहीं कर सकता है? यदि सभी माता-पिता अपने बच्चों को घर में नैतिक मूल्यों की शिक्षा दे, तो विद्यालयों  के लिए यह काम करना जरूरी नहीं होगा। दुख की बात यह है कि बहुत से बच्चे अपने माता-पिता से सही और गलत के बीच का अंतर नहीं सीख पाते  हैं। ऐसा इसलिए है क्योंकि अपने काम में  व्यस्त होने के कारण  ज्यादातर माता और पिता अपने बच्चों के साथ केवल कुछ ही घंटे बिताते हैं। कई परिवारों में, बच्चों का पालन करने के लिए केवल एक माता-पिता और कोई अन्य प्रेरणास्रोत  नहीं है।

 नैतिक मूल्यों व अच्छी आदतों के चलते आप अपने आस-पास के लोगों के बीच प्रिय बन सकतें  हैं जिससे दूसरों के साथ आपके अच्छे सम्बन्ध  बनते हैं जो कि जीवन के हर क्षेत्र में तरक्की पाने के लिए बहुत ज़रूरी हैंl

सुखद व सफ़ल जीवन व्यतीत करने के लिए दूसरों से अच्छे संबंध कायम करना बेहद ज़रूरी है, जिसके लिए हमारे भीतर नैतिक मूल्य कूट-कूट कर भरे होने चाहिएl अच्छी आदतें व अच्छा आचरण सफ़ल व्यक्ति की पहली पहचान होती हैंl
सुरेश सिंह नेगी/ Educator
Let's Build a Better World
How can we make this world a better world? We can make this world a happy place by achieving peace.
I would like to share a story of Henry Ford. Henry Ford, the builder of an automobile empire once said, "Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is a success."  We can add to this that living together lovingly is peace. Peace is coming together and working as one. It is not separating and working against each other. The necessary things for peace are loving, caring, generosity, friendliness and sharing. In living together, one must feel warm fellowship with others in spite of differences. The road to peace is long but once you get to the end of it, heaven is at your doorpost.

In the present difficult times, everyone should focus on achieving peace by living together.
Peace on Earth to men of goodwill!
Sharmila Vijayvargi/ Educator
धैर्य से पाएं सफलता
मनुष्य एक सामाजिक प्राणी है ।  वह समाज में जीवन वहन करने के लिए कई प्रकार के  क्रियाकलाप करता है। जिनमें किसी कार्य में सफलता जल्दी मिल जाती है किसी में समय लगता है। यहीं से एक मनुष्य की अपनी परीक्षा  प्रारंभ होती है।
यदि वह धैर्यवान है तो कठिनाइयों से लड़कर विजय प्राप्त कर लेता है। परंतु अधीर  मनुष्य जल्दी ही मैदान छोड़कर भाग खडा होता है जैसा कि एक कहानी  मे एक योग्य राजा अपनी कई हार से निराश होकर एक  गुफा में बैठा था तभी उसने एक चींटी को बड़ा सा भोजन का टुकड़ा लेकर दीवार पर चढ़ते देखा, वह बार-बार नीचे गिरती है परंतु 17  वी बार में वह सफल हो जाती है।
यह उसकी हिम्मत व धैर्य की जीत है। उसी प्रकार मनुष्य को धैर्यशील होकर अपने लक्ष्य को प्राप्त करने का प्रयास करना चाहिए। एसे संकट के समय में धैर्य रखना चाहिए तभी हमें सफलता प्राप्त होगी।
Rajeshwari Rathore/ Educator
Self Confidence
Self-confidence is the direct pathway to success. People who have a lack of self-confidence, for them it becomes difficult to gain success. They have to build self-confidence and success will follow them eventually. 
Confident people believe in themselves and their abilities, they also believe in living life to the full. Self-confidence is a very important part of our lives. Always remember that whatever task is given to us, take up with confidence and it should be with passion and aspiring at success.
Thinking about the fear of failure and avoid taking risks, this makes you confident. People think self-esteem and self-confidence both to be the same. But self-esteem means one's desire and self- confidence is one’s ability to complete the goal that you have to achieve in life.
And always remember never be overconfident because it always put yourself down and often put negative thoughts in mind.
Richa Solanki/ Educator
Learning Forward Saturday            
Learning Forward Professional Learning Program (PLP) for 2020-21, was organised on the 18th April' 20 via Zoom. Twenty eight members participated in the session. Mr Sandeep Dutt hosted the Joy of Learning session. The discussion was on the values of ​​Honesty and Respect. Post the session Educators expressed their thoughts on The Edthena Team uploaded seven videos of their educators 'Self Interview'.

A Sustainable World
As we all know that the whole world is suffering from Corona Virus [COVID - 19], everything has come to a standstill. Post this we will need to create a “sustainable world”. But what do we mean by a sustainable world? Sustainability means progress should take place in such a manner that it does not harm environment, that we use our resources mindfully. Our future generations should not curse us for leaving such a bad world for us.

Major factors such as resource stock, food, supply and environmental quality must remain in balance on a global scale. COVID -19 resulted in huge instability on the economic front. Many people are not able to earn money for their basic needs and are getting unemployed. People started storing basic commodities in bulk in fear of future unavailability. We should not store things in advance as it results in shortage of goods in the market. Due to this, other people are not able to get them at an affordable cost.

There are some ways that can promote sustainability such as recycle, minimize waste, should spend money efficiently etc. Therefore, to defeat this disease and support the government, we should form a sustainable world.
Aryan Sirvi/XI

Importance of Values in Our Life
There are limitless values in the nature such as love, respect, patience, etc. But what does 'Value' mean? These are the sentiments which are inbuilt in one’s identity and personality. Values guide one's behaviour too.
 If our friends possess good values, they tend to change the feelings and opinions of others. The person also, acts as a good citizen of the country. No one possesses values when they are born; they need to be taught from a very early age. Each value is chained to one another. But in today's world most of us have forgotten the importance of values in our lives which has turned the world into a greedy, insensitive and brutal place. So, decorate your soul with good values.
Ipshita Rathore/ XI

Take Responsibility of Your Actions

The pandemic period has forced everyone to stay in their house. Due to this there is storage of food materials. So, the price of food material is also increasing. The poor people cannot buy this expensive food material, their condition is very bad.            

I want to share an incident that took place with me on 10th March. During the daytime when I was feeling bored; I came and sat near the window and gazed outside. Suddenly I caught sight of a beggar sitting in the shade. Expressions on his face showed that he was hungry, so I decided to give a packet of food and water bottle to the beggar. After, sometime I went outside to give the packet of food and water to the beggar. When the beggar saw me, he tried to cover his face with his clothes and asked me to stand away from him. This thought left me overwhelmed. I put the packet of food and water and watched from my house to see what he was doing. The beggar got up, cleaned the place, washed his hands, then took the packet and thanked me. He sat down under the tree and had his food.

I was happy that even he was also showing his responsibility towards his country and maintaining social distancing. I would like to end by quoting, 'The real freedom of any individual can always be measured by the amount of responsibility which he must assume for his own welfare and security.’
Raviraj Singh Sonigara/ XB


Kindness is a value that could add more satisfaction to and strengthen your relationship. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. We should always help others so that one day in our need we may get the same help from someone. 
Not every day is same as time changes, people change, situation changes but your kindness never changes, it always returns the favour . You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. 

Mangilal Dewasi/ IX B

Bhavesh Choudhary from Class X volunteered for Scout and Guide Service Project. He has been distributing masks at his Village Lunava, these masks have been made at home out of his pocket money. He is doing a good job. We are proud of him.

Volume No. 421 Published by The Editorial Board: Mrs Bharti Rao, Mr Krishan Gopal, Ms Swabhi Parmar,
Chief Editor: Diksha Choudhary, Secretary: Uma Choudhary, Joint Secretary: Mansi Choudhary, Editors: Anumesh Rao, Krisha Dave, Puran Choudhary, Jatin Tripash, Diksha Choudhary, Tammana Solanki, Uma Choudhary, Priyanka Deora, Krithika Rajpurohit, & Kunal Rajpurohit.

The School Weekly - 13th April 2020

        Good Manners make a Good Citizen            
Good manners are very important in our daily life. A person with good manners show respect towards feelings of others living in the surrounding. To live peacefully and comfortably one must have good manners. They should be observed in every walk of life. They are learnt through interaction and during the early years of education. Parents must teach their kids about their behavior with family members, neighbours, friends, teachers, etc.
At home we should respect our elders and love your younger. We should corporate with each other during household work. At school we should respect our teacher. We should be helpful to those friends who are in need of help. We should treat all as equal. 
At workplace we should not hurt the feelings of others. We should use words such as "Thank you" , "Excuse me", "Please" ,etc. We should have respect for fellow men. A well mannered person is tolerant and he never minds small bitterness and inconveniences. Good manners cost nothing but they repay much. 
In fact, a well mannered person can get things done in most difficult situation. "Without good manners, Man is like a purse without money".
Kavitha Devda/ Educator
आशा का हमारे जीवन में बहुत महत्त्व है। एक व्यक्ति अपने परिवार की सभी जरूरतों और इच्छाओं को पूरा करने के लिए , पैसा कमाने के लिए काम करता है। यहीं आशा है कि वह उन्हें खुश करेगा। आशा वास्तव में हमें कुछ करने का कारण देती है। संसार में प्रत्येक प्राणी एक - दूसरे से कुछ - न - कुछ उम्मीद रखता है। जैसे - एक बीमार व्यक्ति डॉक्टर से आशा रखता है कि ये मुझे स्वस्थ कर देगा।  एक छात्र अपने अध्यापक से उम्मीद रखता है कि मेरा अध्यापक मुझे कभी अनुत्तीर्ण नहीं होने देगा।परन्तु अध्यापक भी छात्रों से उम्मीद रखते हैं कि वे उनको जो भी कार्य दे छात्र उसे समय पर पूरा जरूर करें एवं प्रत्येक परीक्षा में खरा उतरने का प्रयास करें । यहाँ तक की एक जानवर भी इंसान से उम्मीद रखता है कि इंसान खुद खाने के बाद में ही सही मुझे भी कुछ खाने को जरूर देगा। इसी तरह माता - पिता भी अपने बच्चों से उम्मीद रखते है कि हमारे बच्चे जीवन में सफल हो और हमारा कहना माने और जिस तरह से हमने उनका ख्याल रखा वे भी हमारा रखें एवं नेकदिल व जिम्मेदार इंसान बनें। तो  सभी बच्चों से यहीं कहना है कि अपने अध्यापकों एवं अभिभावकों की उम्मीदों पर खरा उतरने का और सफलता प्राप्त करने का भरपूर प्रयास करें और किसी भी क्षेत्र में सफलता पाएँ। अभी जो कोरोना वायरस का कहर और लॉकडाउन का माहौल है ,ऐसे में हम लोग भी अपने ईश्वर / खुदा से उम्मीद करते है कि यह वायरस बहुत जल्दी नष्ट हो जाए और हम हमारी पहले वाली रोजमर्रा की जिंदगी में फिर से लौट सकें। 
घर में रहे , सुरक्षित रहे , अपना ख्याल रखें।
Aysha Tak/ Educator
What is caring? Caring is when you do a good deed for someone because it is the right thing to do. Caring is one of the most important values of our life. Caring can be learned by all human beings. Caring is to look after or concern for someone. In our school also students take care of each other. They help each other in studies, sharing things and even share their lunch. We also care for the people with whom we are attached. For example - Our vegetables grow well in our school garden because we water them and do the weeding. You need to give the care to receive the same. If we care for someone they may feel happy or feel special. Without a sense of caring, there will be no sense of community.
Caring about the people, things, life is an act of maturity. Caring people are eager to provide encouragement and support when needed most. We can tell our children to look after someone who is new in the class who doesn't speak English. We care for our school so it is a great place to learn.
It's important to care for everyone even if it's not easy sometimes. This value can help the children to be kind to others and respect themselves as well as others. When you care for someone, you make a difference in the world with kindness. If you really like someone and care about them, you can survive many difficulties.
Caring is supporting people as they go through tough times. Caring is helping others in time of needs. The world will be a better place if we care for one another.
Manisha Deora/ Educator
भारतीय शास्त्रीय संगीत
भारतीय शास्त्रीय संगीत का हम अगर सही सही अर्थ करें तो इसका अर्थ होगा की ऐसा संगीत जो हमे सत्य, शांति, आंनद, अहिंसा, प्रेम की ओर जाने के लिए प्रेरित करता है उसे भारत में संगीत कहा जाता है।
भारत में संगीत का अर्थ वह नही है जो पश्चिम में संगीत का है। पश्चिम में संगीत का मतलब मन के मनोरंजन से है लेकिन भारत में संगीत का अर्थ पूजा, प्रार्थना और साधना से है।
भारतीय संगीत के दो प्रकार है- उत्तरी भारतीय संगीत और दक्षिणी भारतीय संगीत और दोनों ही अपने आप में महान है। भारतीय संगीत में कई तरह तर की राग और ताल है जिन्हे हम सुने तो ये हमारे मन को अपूर्व रूप से शांत करते हैं और हमारे भीतर की अशांति को मिटा देते है भारत का संगीत वेदों के अनुसार हजारों वर्षों से भी बहुत प्राचीन है
Kishor Kumar/ Educator
We have some relation by birth which we don't have to create and have a strong bonding with them naturally. But there is a relation we make which is based on love, care, understanding and trust are called friendship. In my opinion, friendship is a pure relationship between two people which is beyond selfishness. 
A friend is a person with whom we can share anything, which we can't share with anyone else. Friendship is not just about having fun or sharing happiness with each other, it's about standing by each other and supporting each other whenever it is needed and must correct each other whenever he or she is doing wrong and helps to show the right path.  It is the only relation which does not see the differences in religion, caste, financial status etc. 
When we have friendship with someone,  we should accept him with his weakness and strength too because nobody is perfect in this world.  A friend is one who doesn't afraid to stand by you even if hundreds of people are against you.  People must have enough faith in each other that no one can create misunderstanding between them. Friendship brings sweetness in life. It can make us laugh at a difficult time. When I see children, I feel they love to come to the school because of their friends, they play, eat, study and laugh together. They won't like to come to school if they don't have their friends there.
Monika Vaishnav/ Educator
सकारात्मक सोच
इस वक्त दुनिया भर में  कोरोना वायरस के बढ़ते खतरे के बीच मे अपने-अपने घरों में बंद हैं अगर हम  सोच रहे हैं कि घर में बैठकर भी क्या कुछ नया कर सकते हैैं यह कहानी आइजेक न्यूटन की है |  बात है 1661की जब आइजेेेक न्यूटन  ने केम्रिज यूनिवर्सिटी में एडमिशन लिया  था | जब ये जाते थे कॉलेज में पढ़ने तो सोचा करते थे की सैलेबस आउटडेटेड नहीं है कुछ नए रिसर्च नहीं है कुछ नया करने की सोचते थे पर समय नहीं मिल पाता था | 
1665 दुनिया में फैल गई ब्यूबोनिक महामारी चलते समय सेट डाउन होने लगा और लॉक डाउन होने लगा और आज वाली स्थिति तब बन गई थी | तब केम्रिज  यूनिवर्सिटी में भी छुट्टियां हो गई तब आइजेक न्यूटन  को घर जाना पड़ा था वो बुल्सटॉप नगर पहुंचे तो सेल्फ आइसोलेशन में चले गए हम सब की तरह अपने अपने घरों में बंद हो गए और यह सोचने लगे कि अब मैं कुछ नया कर सकता हूं एक दिन वो बगीचे में घूम रहे थे तो उन्होंने देखा सेब नीचे गिरा पेड़ से सेब नीचे गिरा और तब उन्होंने सोचा कि यह Apple  नीचे क्यों गिरा ऊपर क्यों नहीं गया| 
तब उन्होंने दुनिया को दिया यूनिवर्सल लॉ आफ ग्रेविटी उस वक्त जब नकारात्मकता फैली हुई थी| आइजेक न्यूटन ने अपने अंदर से  पॉजिटिविटी लाकर के कर दिखाया | यह छोटी सी कहानी आज हमें सिखाती है कि जिस हालात में हम हैं सब को पॉजिटीव रहना है ,खुश रहना हैI अच्छी अच्छी बातें सोचनी हैं और सोचना है कि अपने बारे में आपको ऐनेलाइज करना है वो वक्त आपको मिल चुका है | जिससे आप अपने बारे में सोचें भागती दौड़ती दुनिया में हम सब भाग रहे थे लेकिन अपने आपको परिवार को वक्त नहीं दे रहे थे |
विद्यार्थियों को कहना चाहूंगा कि आप लोग सैलेबस को पढ़ पढ़ कर बोर हो गए हो तो अब इंटरनेट के माध्यम से सीखने का समय आ चुका है इसका सदुपयोग करना चाहिए और आत्मविश्वास रखकर कुछ नया आविष्कार करना चाहिए जिससे दुनिया में आपका नाम होI इस कहानी से  सीख  लेंनी चाहिए कि वक्त कैसा भी हो हमें अपनी सोच को हमेेेशा सकारात्मक रखना चाहिए | 
 Jafar Khan/ Educator
Learning Forward Saturday            
Learning Forward Professional Learning Program (PLP) for 2020-21, commenced on the 11th April' 20 via Google Hangout Meet. Twenty eight members participated in the session. Mr Sandeep Dutt introduced the PLP Design. Principal, Rajeshree Shihag co-hosted the Joy of Learning session. The discussion was on the values of ​​Happiness and Tolerance. Post the session Educators expressed their thoughts by blog posts on
The second half of the session was on Better Learning Outcomes. Edthena the Video Powered  Professional Learning. Mr. Ajay Vijayvargi talked about importance of Self Interview; Strategy 2. Teachers would record their GOALS for the coming year.
Work of the Youth
To use the latest technology in the right way is in the hands of the youth today. The present youth in this world is very familiar with the internet. But do you think that they're using this in the right direction? There are many of them who are using these for the wrong purpose like hacking, stealing people's private information. Technology products can provide you with a lot of information and help a person in different aspects of life. 
It can help people connecting with each other seated far across from them but if used in the right way. People always say that it's the duty of the parents to make sure what the child is doing on the internet, yes it is their duty. But is also the duty of the child to know what is right and what is wrong and if by chance they do make a mistake, they should inform their parents so that the problem can be resolved right then causing no harm. It is the duty of every human on Earth.
Dakshita Sirvi/ VIII B
The Power of Reading            

Reading is important because this habit gives us a chance to be a better person. Reading a variety of books gives us plenty of knowledge and motivates us to become good human beings. Books about great personalities inspires us to continue our endeavors with perseverance. It exposes our mind to different cultures, traditions and languages belonging to different places of the world. It helps in strengthening our thought process by exposing our mind to a variety of ideas so that we can express ourselves better. It also gives us entertainment indirectly helping us to relax. It gives wings to our imagination. It boosts our creativity and reduces boredom.
Reading develops the mind and reduces stress. It improves our memory and enhances our ability to focus. It improves our vocabulary and communication skills. It helps us discover new things and helps in improving our comprehension. It also helps in bringing fluency in our speech. It has been proved to improve our brain functions and visualizing skills. As it is said that to become a good writer you need to be a good reader first. All in all, there is no better companion than a good book. Books are known to be man's best friend for these very reasons. So, it is definitely a healthy exercise for the mind. Hence, it is important to develop a habit of reading.
Tamanna Solanki/ VI
Glimpses of work from quarantine time            
Constant follow up with parents and students, children have started responding to the work assigned. During this week we got greater response from students.
Volume No. 420 Published by The Editorial Board: Mrs Bharti Rao, Mr Krishan Gopal, Ms Swabhi Parmar,
Chief Editor: Diksha Choudhary, Secretary: Uma Choudhary, Joint Secretary: Mansi Choudhary, Editors: Anumesh Rao, Krisha Dave, Puran Choudhary, Jatin Tripash, Diksha Choudhary, Tammana Solanki, Uma Choudhary, Priyanka Deora, Krithika Rajpurohit, & Kunal Rajpurohit.

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