Chinmaya Institutions celebrated the 72nd republic day with pomp and patriotism. The management members, the heads of the institutions and all the teachers showed their unwillingness to leave any stone unturned in making this event a memorable one. The President of Chinmaya Institutions, Shri Girish Upadhyay unfuled the tri colour flag and gave a momentum to the programme. The entire schoolcourtyard was respended in the shades of tri colour.
Th ceremony started with a spectacular march past displayed by the teachers of both the wings. It was followed by a short cultural programme which include a speech and a patriotic group song performed by the teachers.
The day also marked the distribution of prize to the winning teachers of sport day events.
Finally, the day came to an end with Presidential remark and Shanti mantra.
Health is wealth peace of mind is happiness, yoga shows the way Swami Vishnudevananda
International Yoga Day was observed with great enthusiasm. Mr. Mallapp Lamani, our P.E. teacher gave a speech on the significance of Yoga Asanas. Out of the twelve asanas some were demonstrated and suryanamaskar was also performed. All the asanas open the energy channels and increases flexibility of strengthening the bones and circulatory system. Yoga helps one to become more aware of one’s body, mind and environment. Some of the important asanas are:
Sirsasana, Sarvangasana,Halasana, Matsyasana, Bhujangasana, Pascimottansana, Salabhasana, Dhanusasana, Kakasana etc.
CBSE Chennai conducted an online training session on the topic Teaching statergies / methodologies in English (speaking) to improve the teaching methods in English language to improve the speaking skills of the students. The resource person Mrs. Neeru Arora, through this session, shared on improving the language skills of the students i.e ‘LSRW’ specially speaking skills. She spoke about various innovation methods teachers can we to improve the spoken language (English) speaking at primary level. She even told that language should become a habit building process and teachers to be receivers and students to be the givers of learning process.
CBSE Chennai zone conducted an online training session on the topic – “Story telling as Pedagogy”. The resource person Mrs.Naga Suryavathy Adapa, principal of Harvest International School from Bengaluru highlighted various topics of language and core subjects. She even spoke about the me of different art form to be used to introduce various concepts even in science, maths and social. She even suggested various tools teacher could explore to improvise their teaching statergies. She even made us aware about the NEP and story telling being introduced recently for creative teaching learning for the students and teachers.
‘World Sight Day’ is observed on every second thursday of October each year. This day tries to create global awareness about vision impairment and blindness. Such an awareness was created in Chinmaya Vidyalaya CBSE wing also. Few important measures were shared with everybody. The measures are 20-20-20 technique. Every 20 minutes spend 20 seconds looking at something 20 feet away. This helps to relax eye muscles.
- Keep blinking 10-15 times/min.
- Bend slight and keep 20 inches distance between eyes and screen.
- 3B policy – Break, Blink and Bend.
1511th birth anniversary of Shri Mahatma Gandhiji and 1161th birth anniversary of Shri lal Bahadurshatriji. All the teachers of the Chinmaya family made the programme a grand success. Three celebrations were observed on this day:
- Birth anniversary of Shri Mahatma Gandhiji
- Birth anniversary of Shri lal Bahadur Shastriji
- Khadi Day- A rally was conducted.
A couple of teachers speeches were made by the teachers. Favorite bhajans of Shri Mahatma Gandhiji were sung with all devotion and cheer.
Chinmaya Vision Programme concretises Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmanandaji’s vision on Education.
“How is the vision, so is the world”
This programme was conducted for the new members of Chinmaya family. It was a seminar and explanation of CVP presentation, activities and followed by a questionnaire session. Teachers were also made aware about the important values and their connection with the academic concepts.