The School Weekly - 20th July 2020

Posts from our Educators

National Simplicity Day
National Simplicity Day was born out of a need to be free from the complications of the world and to allow ourselves to just be simple. This day focuses on stepping away from the technology, unnecessary stress and to enjoy life in a simple way as it is. Don't make life complicated.
“Simplicity is the essence of happiness.”– Cedric Bledsoe
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”– Robert Brault
Tips to simplify life 
No need to complicate life, don't be stressed out, dissatisfied and unhappy. There are solutions to every problem.
- Live for purpose.
- Focus on the essential facts of life.
- Discover what is important for you and make a list which will consist of things, goals and activities. He further focuses on small achievements.
- Don't buy unnecessary things for all the wrong reasons. Identify the important thing and get rid of the rest.
- Put a ban on impulsive buying.
- To have clarity on what is important, let go of unnecessary conditions and tune into what you value most.
- Live away from technology...Unplugged your devices. Do something different.
“Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumbnail.”― Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Rahul Kumar Thakur 

Inspirational‌ ‌Message‌ for‌ ‌Students‌ 
Dear‌ ‌Students,‌ ‌always‌ ‌believe‌ ‌in‌ ‌yourself.‌ ‌You‌ ‌have‌ ‌the‌ ‌ability‌ ‌to‌ ‌do‌ ‌any‌ ‌kind‌ ‌of‌ ‌work ‌whether‌ ‌it‌ ‌is‌ ‌easy‌ ‌or‌ ‌tough.‌ ‌So‌ ‌be‌ ‌confident‌ ‌and‌ ‌work‌ ‌hard‌ ‌to‌ fulfill ‌your‌ ‌dream.‌ ‌‌Be‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌human‌ ‌who‌ ‌helps‌ ‌everyone.‌ ‌Be‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌partner,‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌friend,‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌soul‌ ‌who‌ ‌is‌ ‌honest,‌ ‌trustworthy‌ ‌and‌ ‌responsible.‌ ‌Happiness‌ ‌will‌ ‌find‌ ‌you.‌ ‌

You‌ ‌are‌ ‌the‌ ‌person‌ ‌who‌ ‌can‌ ‌change‌ ‌the‌ ‌world.‌ ‌You‌ ‌have‌ ‌a‌ ‌big‌ ‌responsibility‌ ‌to‌ ‌make‌ ‌the‌ ‌world‌ better.‌ ‌I‌ ‌know‌ ‌you‌ ‌can‌ ‌do‌ ‌this‌ ‌very‌ ‌well.‌ ‌So‌ ‌work‌ ‌hard‌ ‌and‌ ‌achieve‌ ‌your‌ ‌success.‌ ‌In‌ ‌your‌ ‌life,‌ ‌you‌ ‌will‌ ‌face‌ ‌many‌ ‌bad‌ ‌and‌ ‌hard‌ ‌times.‌ ‌Never‌ ‌lose‌ ‌hope‌ ‌in‌ ‌your‌ ‌bad‌ ‌time.‌ ‌After‌ ‌the‌ ‌heavy‌ ‌rain,‌ we‌ ‌can‌ ‌see‌ ‌the‌ ‌sunshine.‌ ‌Always‌ ‌be‌ ‌positive.‌ ‌

You‌ ‌all‌ ‌are‌ ‌very‌ ‌brave‌ ‌and‌ ‌active.‌ ‌Always‌ ‌keep‌ ‌this‌ ‌spirit‌ ‌up.‌ ‌Be‌ ‌a‌ ‌student‌ ‌as‌ ‌long‌ ‌as‌ ‌you‌ ‌still‌ ‌have‌ ‌something‌ ‌to‌ ‌learn,‌ ‌and‌ ‌this‌ ‌will‌ ‌mean‌ ‌all‌ ‌your‌ ‌life.‌ ‌Study‌ ‌like‌ ‌there’s‌ ‌no‌ ‌tomorrow‌ ‌because‌ ‌if‌ ‌you‌ ‌keep‌ ‌putting‌ ‌off‌ ‌your‌ ‌studies‌ ‌for‌ ‌tomorrow,‌ ‌you’ll‌ ‌probably‌ ‌be‌ ‌too‌ ‌late.‌ ‌
Manish Jaiswal

Benefits of Online Learning 
Online Teaching has become a hot trend in recent times. As technology has developed, so too has
the way we learn new skills. Thanks to the internet, those interested in boosting their knowledge and skills now have a wide range of options open to them. The main difference between online and offline learning is location. With offline learning, participants are required to travel to the training location, typically a lecture hall, college or classroom. 

With online learning, on the other hand, the training can be conducted from practically anywhere in the world. Learning and teaching can occur at times that are more convenient and productive for both students and teachers. Students can work at their own place within a given framework. Online education provides opportunities to access and share information more easily and readily. Teachers and students are able to join online communities of practice based on their area of interest rather than their geographic location. It's obvious that any study resource or information in digital format is very easy to be accessed and shared. 

Online teachers often report that students usually perform better and also show more participation in discussions during online classes. According to a recent survey conducted on a group of online instructors, 90% of them have reported that teaching online helps them to stay more connected with the students and also gives them the ability to have a better understanding about every student. 
Prakash Dangi
Making Mathematics Joyful 


I attended CBSE Workshop on 15th July.  The topic was “Joyful Mathematics – Creating a Culture of Mathematics.” The host center of excellence was Dehradun and the resource person was Mr. Shiv Narayan Hari Sharma.

He started with what was the general thinking of people and students about Mathematics.  It is thought of as a boring and difficult subject. But actually Mathematics is the basic of all subjects.  To make Mathematics interesting and joyful we need to keep the following things in our mind:

1. Connect all topics we teach to our daily lives. 
2. Make our lesson plan keeping in mind the learning outcomes for the students. 
3. Use different types of aids while teaching. 
4. Keep every child in our mind and while teaching keep eye contact with all the students. This will make all students to be attentive in the classroom. 
5. Activity based projects can be given as exercises to make students understand topics. 
6. By making our own tricks to learn formulas.
Different types of examples were given as how Mathematics is connected to our daily life like in our
home we need knowledge of area and volume for decoration,  white washing, making furniture, etc. Measurements and ratios are used while preparing food items. Varieties of geometrical shapes are seen in utensils. In sports, knowledge of probability, data handling, mensuration are required. When we go shopping or do investment then percentage and interest knowledge is required. In today’s world all are using mobile phones where knowledge of numbers is essential. 

Many students have difficulty in learning formulas of Mathematics.  A teacher has to find tricks, which students can remember easily. Like in integers same sign numbers we add and different sign numbers we subtract.  This can be written as S.S.A (same sign add) and D.S.S. (different sign subtract). In this way we can create our own trick to learn formulas. 
If we follow all these things then definitely Mathematics will be joyful for all students.  No one will be afraid of Mathematics. 
Prerna Rathod

                                                                प्रकृति से जुड़ाव


प्रकृति एक प्राकृतिक पर्यावरण है जो हमारे आसपास है, हमारा ध्यान देती है और हर पल हमारा पालन-पोषण करती है। ये हमारे चारों तरफ एक सुरक्षात्मक कवच प्रदान करती है जो हमें नुकसान से बचाती है। हवा, पानी, जमीन, आग, आकाश आदि जैसी प्रकृति के बिना हमलोग इस काबिल नहीं है कि धरती पर रह सके। प्रकृति हमारे आस-पास कई रुपों में है जैसे पेड़, जंगल, जमीन, हवा, नदी, बारिश, तालाब, मौसम, वातावरण, पहाड़, पठार, रेगिस्तान आदि। कुदरत का हर स्वरुप बहुत शक्तिशाली है जो हमारा पालन पोषण करने के साथ ही नाश करने की क्षमता भी रखता है।

आज के दिनों में सभी के पास प्रकृति का आनन्द उठाने का कम समय है। बढ़ती भीड़ में हम प्रकृति का सुख लेना और अपने को स्वस्थ रखना भूल गये है। हम शरीर को फिट रखने के लिये तकनीक का प्रयोग करने लगे है। जबकि ये बिल्कुल सत्य है कि प्रकृति हमारा ध्यान रख सकती है और हमेशा के लिये फिट रख सकती है। बहुत सारे लेखक अपने लेखन में प्रकृति के फायदे और उसकी सुंदरता का गुणगान कर चुके है। प्रकृति के पास ये क्षमता है कि वो हमारे दिमाग को चिंता मुक्त रखे और बीमारियों से बचाए। मानव जाति के जीवन में तकनीकी उन्नत्ति के कारण हमारी प्रकृति का लगातार ह्रास हो रहा है जिसे संतुलित और उसके प्राकृतिक संपत्ति को संरक्षित रखने के लिये उच्च स्तर की जागरुकता की जरुरत है।

ईश्वर ने सब कुछ बहुत सुंदरता से देखने के लिये बनाया है जिससे हमारा आँखे कभी नहीं थक सकती। लेकिन हम भूल जाते है कि मानव जाति और प्रकृति के बीच के रिश्तों को लेकर हमारी भी कुछ जिम्मेदारी है। सूर्योदय की सुबह के साथ ये कितना सुंदर दृश्य दिखाई देता है, जब चिड़ियों के गाने, नदी, तालाब की आवाज हवा और एक लंबे दिन के दबाव के बाद बगीचे में शाम में दोस्तों के साथ खुशनुमा पल हो। लेकिन हम अपने पारिवारिक जिम्मेदारियों के चलते प्रकृति की खूबसूरती का आनन्द लेना भूल चुके है।

कई बार हमारी छुट्टियों में हम अपना सारा दिन टीवी, न्यूजपेपर, कम्प्यूटर खेलों में खराब कर देते है लेकिन हम भूल जाते है कि दरवाजे के बाहर प्रकृति के गोद में भी बहुत कुछ रोचक है हमारे लिये। बिना जरुरत के हम घर के सारे लाइटों को जलाकर रखते है। हम बेमतलब बिजली का इस्तेमाल करते है जो ग्लोबल वार्मिंग को बढ़ावा देता है। हमारी दूसरी गतिविधियाँ जैसे पेड़ों और जंगलों की कटाई से CO2 गैस की मात्रा में वृद्धि होती है और ग्लोबल वार्मिंग का कारण बनती है।

अगर हमें हमेशा खुश और स्वस्थ रहना है तो हमें स्वार्थी और गलत कार्यों को रोकने के साथ-साथ अपने ग्रह को बचाना होगा और इस सुंदर प्रकृति को अपने लिये बेहतर करना होगा। पारिस्थितिकीय तंत्र को संतुलित करने के लिये हमें पेङों और जंगलो की कटाई रोकनी होगी, ऊर्जा और जल का संरक्षण करना होगा आदि। अंत में प्रकृति के असली उपभोक्ता हम है तो हमें ही इसका ध्यान रखना चाहिये।
उर्मिला राठौड़
Reading is a Good Habit

Reading is a very good habit that one needs to develop in life. Good books can inform you,
enlighten you and lead you in the right direction. There is no better companion than a good book. Reading is important because it is good for your overall well-being. Once you start reading, you experience a whole new world. When you start loving the habit of reading you eventually get addicted to it.  It is important to read a good book at least for a few minutes each day to stretch the brain muscles for healthy functioning.


Following are the benefits of reading:
1. Self Improvement: Reading helps you develop positive thinking. It is important because it develops your mind and gives you excessive knowledge and lessons of life. It keeps your mind active and enhances your creative ability.
2. Communication Skills: Reading improves your vocabulary and develops your communication skills. It helps you learn how to use your language creatively. Not only does it improve your communication but it also makes you a better writer.
3. Increases Knowledge: Books enable you to have a glimpse into cultures, traditions, arts, history, geography, health, psychology and several other subjects and aspects of life. You get an amazing amount of knowledge and information from books.
4. Reduces Stress: Reading a good book takes you in a new world and helps you relieve your day to day stress. It stimulates your brain muscles and keeps your brain healthy and strong.
5. Boosts your Imagination and Creativity: Reading takes you to the world of imagination and enhances your creativity. Reading helps you explore life from different perspectives. While you read books you are building new and creative thoughts, images and opinions in your mind. It makes you think creatively, fantasize and use your imagination.
6. Develops your Analytical Skills:  It involves questioning what you read. It helps you develop your thoughts and express your opinions. New ideas and thoughts pop up in your mind by active reading. 

The habit of reading is one of the best qualities that a person can possess. So it is very important to develop a good reading habit. We must all read on a daily basis for at least 30 minutes to enjoy the sweet fruits of reading. It is a great pleasure to sit in a quiet place and enjoy reading. Reading a good book is the most enjoyable experience one can have.
Nikita Rajpurohit

Defender of our Borders: A salute to Indian soldiers


In the honour of our Indian soldier today I want to share a poem. 

Words can never describe.
What a soldier and his sacrifice.
They put on hold their dreams and lives.
They die so that we can survive.
They are the most disciplined persons.
On them, depend.
The security and stability of our nation s,
They are the true son of our country,
Who fight to protect is from all the enemies
They are the real heroes of the nation, serving the motherland is their only passion.
Whether it's the blood-freezing cold 
Or the scorching sun's rays,
They are protecting us without holidays. 
They are the pride of our nation,
Their life is a source of inspiration.
Away from the mother, kids and wife 
They are fulfilling their duty for the sake of our life.
We are grateful to the mothers
Who gives birth to these soldiers,
We are obliged to the wives and kids.
Who sacrifice their rights for national deeds
Punita Chouhan

Virtual School Functioning
Academics
Senior and Middle School Classes are active on Google Classroom. Pre- Primary and Primary School is active on Whats App Group.
Skill Activities were organised on My Good School Saturday, Quiz Competition was of Saturday Activities.
Six students participated in ATL Webinar Series by Jigyasa on Youtube Live.
Eight Students participated in Print your Ideas by Dr. Guruprasad Rao on Youtube Live 
Thirteen teachers  have been registered to attend CBSE Training Program in different fields.Ten teachers have already attended the training sessions. 
Training to use OLABS (Virtual Labs) were carried out for Maths & Science teachers
HOD (Head of the Departments) and Coordinator’s Meetings were held on Google Meet.
Posts from our Students

SPORTS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN OUR LIFE
Sports play an essential part of our life. It teaches us how to stay strong and healthy and test our physical abilities. Usually, when going for sports we compare with other people in order to get some entertainment. In the same time physical exercise all kinds of sports can bring strong physical health, great team abilities, and strong organizational features. The physiological and physical advantages obtained within sports activities result in enriched physical stamina and improve reflexes. 

Since sports is a competition it also brings numerous possibilities and allows improving ability to build proper tactics and strategies. The lockdown has got all of us getting used to and adopting new schedules as far as our daily routines are concerned. Sleep patterns have changed, meals in the case have become more frequent while in the case of others have reduced one way of doing. So to revisit the game we used to play as children in school we have selected a number of Indoor games, which you can play with those you are spending time with in the house not only do they help pass the time but are great fun. These are: lava, dump Charades, musical chairs etc.) Sports improve our live significantly and make us stronger and clever
Ravindra Singh/ XII Humanities

Lessons from Corona
With the coming of the Novel Corona Virus, initially I didn't realize that something gross had happened, till the situation grew serious. It seemed like a system error that would eventually be resolved like it happens every other day. But it's impact affected me when all of a sudden our remaining exams for which we have been preparing for the whole year were suspended and our centers  of   learning were closed down. 

First of all, it was unbelievable that something so intimidating has crept up in the world around us that has limited our reach to every other human being. We of course have restrictions in our classrooms but having restricted or rather  " locked down in our homes kind of life " was actually unacceptable. But then I realized that why not treat it as an opportunity in disguise to learn and try out  a lot of new things. I turned over to a variety of things and this way my 'to – do list ' expanded. I learned a lot of new skills like gardening, embroidery, cooking, typing, etc. 

I started doing yoga and other exercises for maintaining physical and mental fitness. I did a lot of calligraphy, paper craft and dancing that I was already interested in. We played a lot of those forgotten games ( as my parents say ) like ludo, bingo, checkers, etc. with my parents and grandparents. Another  development was the advent of online studies conducted by the school which maintained the flow of learning, thanks to our teachers. Maintaining hygiene and physical distancing but being socially connected is the best thing to learn. So, the biggest part is that according to me, what I thought abnormal and unusual then  has started to seem perfectly normal and usual now. 
Tamanna Solanki/ VI

CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19)

Corona Virus is very dangerous and harmful for human beings as well as animals. The whole world
has witnessed it in 2020. It was spread from Wuhan, China to all over the world. 

COVID-19 is a communicable disease. Everyone is facing many difficulties because of this virus. Poor people have more problems because they have no earnings to pay for food and shelter. There are some steps that save everyone from this virus, if they are followed properly. They are social distancing, quarantine routine, wearing a mask, lockdown, washing your hands from time to time, and when you sneeze cover your mouth with tissue or napkin. 

When you are going somewhere you have to keep a minimum of 1 m distance from each other. At last but not the least I would like to say “ We inside then Corona outside.”
Stay home. Stay safe. Stay healthy
Divya Chouhan/VIII A
Outcomes of Online Study

Hello everyone, I hope you all are safe and secure in this time of pandemic. Today, I am going to tell you the outcomes of online classes. If we see from one eye it is very beneficial to teachers, students and parents. Teachers get free from the headache which they face at the time when they are in class. Parents have to just buy a computer or laptop or Smartphone with an internet connection which would not cost as much as the fees of school. No uniform other things, the money is saved. 

Students are always depending on their teachers to study and understand the concept. This time has come to make students self- dependent. To realize the student that they can study on their own. Students enjoy the learning process as compared to classroom learning but online learning will not give as much as knowledge which the student gets from classes at campus.

Online study has been found to reduce the workload on the tutors. Most of the online notes and books are available to the students and this reduces the teacher’s workload. Students always search the internet for every doubt and lesson. One fact about it is that not all the matter which is on the internet is true. Make sure you first share it with your subject teacher to get it verified. From day to day technology and systems are improving and it is getting better from day to day. Previously students and teachers who didn't know how to use gadgets are using them perfectly. 

Though online learning has several challenges such as lack of the proper technology to effectively conduct online learning. At last, it is not the wrong option but a better option is this time of pandemic. We will have to adjust and do according to the teachers and adults guidelines.
STAY HOME STAY SAFE
Mangilal Dewasi/ IX B

Temporary Gain and Permanent Happiness

Temporary gain means the things which you had but you will not gain that happiness which you
want ." Happiness is always temporary. You can't find it, you can't make it, you can only enjoy it when it happens to you.”

 I believe that to know happiness one must also have known sadness. All states of mind are temporary & are relative to other emotions. Permanent happiness means you will work hard for that happiness and when you will get success you will find inner relief within you i.e your family from where these things will get . In short, happiness that depends upon other factors is temporary happiness. The happiness that arises due to self contentment and clear understanding of objects and happenings is permanent happiness because it does not depend upon outside objects or events . 

There are two kinds of people that come into our lives , they are temporary and permanent . Temporary people come to teach lessons like heart , pain , selfishness , heartbreak , dishonesty and disloyalty but permanent people come to live in your heart  , they are the one that give you strength , confidence , and loyalty .  Real love is found here and your family can give all this to you which is permanent . They will not leave you alone which temporary people always do .

"The truth is you need the two because one teaches values over the other " Our family is the proverbial egg that we were hatched from .  Everything about who we are . Both our nature and nurtures comes from our family .  Often in the western society , we stay far from our family and may not talk to them for years at a time . We may feel that we have nothing in common with them . We may choose to run away from our roots because they are too painful to face . Ultimately however our past holds the key to our future . If we do not face where we come from we will have difficulty understanding our present and future.

Temporary gain will never lead to permanent happiness . Temporary gain last from only shorter period of time but permanent happiness last for longer period of time and it is permanent.
" What you are living right now is an important step  to what you will be living soon . Embrace it . It will soon take you to heaven " .
Lochita Gupta / XII Science

"A Quitter never Wins and a Winner never Quits"

Vince Lombardi, a famous American football coach, once said, “A quitter never wins and a winner never quits”.
A winner is someone who is determined to reach his goals, no matter how arduous the journey may be. A winner is ready to face challenges and obstacles that may come in between him and his goals. On the other hand, a quitter gets perturbed by challenges, and in the midst, gives up. Because he is not determined to face the difficulties, he never reaches his goal and is declared a quitter.

Most of us are not born with talent and skills. We develop them over time. Pandit Ravi Shankar was a world renowned composer and musician who played the sitar. He was so passionate about music that he did not stop learning the sitar. Although he faced difficulties initially, he did not lose hope. He was determined to succeed, and he practiced day and night to attain a high position in the international music industry.

Similarly, scientists like Issac Newton and Albert Einstein never gave up pursuing their dreams and interests just because some of their experiments failed. They strived hard to reach their goals and only rested when success touched their feet.

To give up midway is easy but to continue despite challenges is difficult. That is why only winners are remembered for a long time. They are our role models, who teach us that it pays to never quit. Success only knocks on the doors of winners because they are determined in life. On the other hand, a quitter lives most of his life in regret because of his lack of motivation and dedication.
Tushar Diwakar/ XI Science

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