The School Weekly 22nd January 2024

 News & Events 
 Republic Day Preparations 
Like every year, this year, all the students and faculty members of The Fabindia School are preparing for the grand occasion of Republic Day. Everyone is feeling ecstatic for the upcoming day because it is a matter of great pride for all of us. Students are making models, slogans, poems, and charts to decorate the school campus. A group of students is practicing for the RD parade, and then some of them are preparing patriotic dances. We are all waiting to celebrate this day with pomp and show, zeal, and spirit.
Himanshi Rajpurohit / XI
 Pedagogical Progression: Unveiling Insights and Innovations in Teaching 
As the Vice Principal, my valuable insights from the 'Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies Workshop' for better teaching and strengthening my departments are as follows:
1) For active student engagement and understanding, our teaching should align with children's learning styles.
2) To make our teaching more effective, engaging, and meaningful, we should shift to Learning Outcomes. This approach addresses diversity and helps us understand the progress and learning gaps of a student.
3) For holistic student development, we should emphasize and integrate skills like Creativity, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Citizenship, and Computational Thinking.
4) The significance of accurate assessment tasks is to improve both student learning and teaching methods.
5) Stakeholders should emphasize the continuous nature of learning: Learn, Unlearn & Relearn.
Bharti Rao / Vice Principal 

My takeaways from the workshop on 'Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies' are as follows:
1. Shifting from rote learning to Competency-Based Learning.
2. Utilizing different teaching methods to ensure 'No student is left behind.'
3. The Teaching-Learning Cycle is based on Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaboration, and Evaluation, which should be followed for each lesson.
4. Learning Outcomes serve as assessments for both students and teachers.
5. Creating a blueprint of the question paper and chapters is important before making a question paper.
6. In conclusion, this workshop will enhance my teaching skills.
Prerna Rathod / Headmistress, Junior Section

"सीखने के परिणाम और शिक्षाशास्त्र" कार्यशाला ने हिंदी विभाग के प्रमुख के रूप में प्रभावी शिक्षण के बारे में मेरी समझ को बढ़ाया। छात्रों के सीखने में सुधार के लिए मुख्य उपायों में शामिल हैं:
1.' सीखने के परिणाम ' से सीखने की प्रगति और सीखने के अंतराल को जानने में मदद करती है।
2. सीखने के परिणामों (विद्यार्थी पाठों से शिक्षकों द्वारा क्या अपेक्षा करते हैं) और सीखने के उद्देश्यों (शिक्षकों को विद्यार्थियों से क्या चाहिए) के बीच का अंतर ज्ञात होना चाहिए।
3. इस सत्र ने शिक्षकों को विद्यार्थियों की बेहतरी के लिए परिणामों और उद्देश्यों के बीच अंतर को कम करने के लिए प्रशिक्षित किया।
कृष्ण गोपाल / हिंदी विभाग

As the HOD of the Science Department, I will implement the following strategies from the 'Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies' workshop to enhance both my department and my students:
1. Break down significant topics into smaller parts to facilitate better understanding.
2. Develop lesson plans that consider the diversity within the class.
3. Apply Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives and outcomes, encompassing cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains.
4. Ensure that learning outcomes are S.M.A.R.T.: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-framed.
5. Foster effective communication with students through three key steps: listening, understanding, and responding.
6. Deliver each topic in an activity-based, practical manner.
7. Collect data to comprehensively assess the strengths and weaknesses of students.
Prakash Dangi / HOD Science

The 'Learning Outcomes and Pedagogies' workshop enhanced my grasp of effective teaching practices as the Head of the Mathematics Department. Key takeaways for improving student learning include:
1. Ensure all students grasp lessons fully, preventing anyone from being left behind after each chapter.
2. The clear and proper achievement of learning outcomes sparks curiosity among children.
3. Minimize the gap between what learners expect from teachers (learning outcomes) and what educators seek from learners (learning objectives) for improved student development.
Manish sir / HOD Mathematics 

As the Head of the English Department, my takeaways from the workshop will strengthen my department and benefit students in various ways:
1. Customize teaching to better suit children's learning styles.
2. Evaluate knowledge, skills, and social changes to assess holistic learning.
3. Embrace the concept of 'learn, unlearn, relearn' for continuous improvement.
4. Craft well-rounded lesson plans to enhance engagement and understanding.
5. Harmonize learning outcomes with Bloom's Taxonomy for effective curriculum alignment.
6. Consider and address the varied needs of Children with Special Needs.
7. Implement targeted strategies, including Case-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, Problem-Based Learning, and Experiential Learning.
Tejal Soni  / HOD English

As the Head of the Social Studies Department, my takeaways from the workshop will strengthen my department and assist students with the following points:
1. Demonstrate factual understanding.
2. Apply knowledge to real situations.
3. Break down ideas into simpler parts.
4. Make informed judgments.
5. Synthesize concepts for creative solutions.
This enhances understanding, creativity, and advanced thinking.
Mohit Malviya / HOD Social Studies
Music: where words fail, emotions speak. Imagine music as a special friend who talks to your heart. It's like having a box of feelings – slow tunes that hug you when you're sad and fast beats that make your heart dance. Your favorite song is like a memory whispering in your ears, evoking deep emotions. It's a magical spell for your feelings, turning a simple melody into a sentimental journey through the secret corners of your heart. Music relates us to our feelings.
Vinay Raj Singh - XI
 Let's Listen to What Earth Says 
"Dear Humans, I am your home, Earth. My winds whisper warnings of rising temperatures, and my waters murmur tales of melting ice. The cries of displaced animals and vanishing forests are my distress signals. Please, hear my plea. Embrace sustainable living, protect my oceans, and preserve my diverse ecosystems. Let us coexist harmoniously, for your future is intertwined with mine. Save me, and in return, you save yourselves. With love, Earth."
Humans respond: "Earth's beauty is our responsibility; let's be its faithful guardians."
Anshuman Singh / XI
 Weakness of Attitude Becomes Weakness of Character 
Everyone has their strengths and weaknesses. We like to display our strengths to gain praise from those around us. Equally so, most of us prefer to hide our weaknesses. While you should continue building on your strengths to ensure they remain your strong points, what will make quantum leaps in your self-confidence and personal value is focusing on and improving your weaknesses. Identify them, face them, and fix them. I don’t know about you, but I find facing my weaknesses to be a challenging task. Sitting down, identifying your weaknesses, and coming up with ways to improve on them is daunting, especially if you discover your weaknesses in front of a large group of people.
Yashoda Choudhary / XI
 गणतंत्र दिवस 
हर साल 26 जनवरी का दिन गणतंत्र दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। इस दिन हमारे देश का संविधान लागू हुआ था। 26 जनवरी यानी गणतंत्र दिवस हमारे देश का राष्ट्रीय त्योहार है। हर साल 26 जनवरी को यह गणतंत्र दिवस कार्यक्रम नई दिल्ली में कर्तव्य पथ (राजपथ) पर बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया जाता है।  इस दिन भारत के राष्ट्रपति सबसे पहले तिरंगा फहराते हैं और फिर उपस्थित सभी लोग एक साथ खड़े होकर राष्ट्रगान गाते हैं। देश की राजधानी दिल्ली में यह समारोह बड़े पैमाने पर आयोजित किया जाता है। इसमें राष्ट्रपति की भव्य सवारी निकलती है।  इस समारोह में हमारी जल,थल एवं वायु सेना की परेड होती है। राष्ट्रपति परेड की सलामी लेते हैं। इस अवसर पर हमारे विमानों की करिश्माई कलाबाजियों का प्रदर्शन बहुत अनूठा होता है। इस समारोह में देश के विभिन्न प्रदेशों के कलाकार अपने-अपने सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम प्रस्तुत करते है। यह त्योहार पूरे देश में बहुत धूम - धाम के साथ मनाया जाता है।
हिमानिश परिहार / V
 Interviews with Athlete of the year 2024 
(DCY - Dhawan Choudhary ( Athlete of the year 2024 class 11 & 12)
(RP/Reporters: Piyush Gehlot)
RP: What was it like winning Athlete of the Year?
DCY: At first, it was challenging to compete with my seniors, but I tried my best. When it came time for the 400-meter relay, I was so exhausted, and my legs hurt that I considered skipping it. Instead, I participated in the 400-meter dash. I did my best to ensure I won the race. It was absolutely worth it.

(DSC - Digvijay Singh Chouhan(Athlete of the year 2024 Class 9 & 10)
(RP/Reporters: Aaradhya Champawat and Tamanna Solanki)
RP: How did you feel when you became the Best Athlete?
DSC: At first, I was very nervous, and I didn't expect that I would be able to do it. Then I thought I would try my best, and with that mantra, I won. I'm very happy that I gave my best and finally emerged victorious.
 Random Clicks 
Time to refuel for more fun! Eat, play, repeat!

Running, jumping, and laughing fill the air, playtime in school is beyond compare!
1. What is stronger than steel but can’t handle the sun?
Answer: Ice.
2. What bird do you associate with lifting weights?
Answer: A crane.
3. What is it that given one, you’ll have either two or none?
Answer: A choice.
4. What can go through glass without breaking it?
Answer: Light.
5. What ancient invention allows people to see through walls?
Answer: Windows.
1. I'm not lazy; I'm just in energy-saving mode during exams. 
2. Exams are like a fine wine – they get better with age. Unfortunately, my performance doesn't. 
3. My favorite exercise is a mix of cardio and panic during exams. 
4. Why did the math book look sad during the exam?  It had too many problems. 
5. I'm not saying my exams are difficult, but even the walls have notes.
1. Exams are the only place where saying, "I have a lot on my plate" isn't about food.
2. Studying for exams burns more calories than you'd think – especially the ones you lose stress. 
3. Exams: the only time where a minute feels like an hour and an hour feels like a minute. 
4. The person who invented exams must have been a big fan of suspense. 
5. Exams are like a reality show: unexpected challenges, dramatic plot twists, and a lot of anxiety.

Chief Editors: Jaya Bawal, Ridhima Ojha
Supervisor: Prachi Kunwar, Anshuman Singh
Interview Reporters: Prachi Kunwar,  Mohita Solanki, Tiya Sompura, Aaradhya Champawat 
Event Reporters: Jeenal Meena, Himanshi Rajpurohit, Rashi Jain
Photographers: Tanya Tripash, Tammana Solanki, Tanishka Suthar,Yashoda Choudhary, Pushpa Choudhary, Ashwin Pratap Singh
Article: Anushka Rajawat, Anshuman Singh, Piyush Gehlot, Vinay Raj Singh, Priya Tripash, Leesha Suthar.
Fun facts /Riddles / Jokes: Vanshika Singh, Yashi Soni, Bhumika Rathore
Info. Of the week: Hetal Vaishnav, Priya Vaishnav, Abhilasha Mansion

Social Media Coverage: Ms. Nikita Rajpurohit

Educators in support: Ms. Bharti Rao, Mr. Krishan Gopal, Ms. Prerna Rathod  Ms.Khushi Rao, Ms. Shivani Rao, and Ms. Richa Solanki.

Volume No. 578 Published by The Editorial Board: Mr. Jitendra Suthar, Ms. Jyoti Sain, Mr. Chatra Ram Choudhary,  Ms. Tejal Soni.        

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