The staff of TI School attended a two-day workshop on 8.8.2022 and 9.8.2022 on shifting from testing of rote memorization to Competency Based Assessment. The workshop was conceptualized in sync with importance emphasized by New Education Policy-2020. Members from NABET-QCI- Dr. Gaurang Tiwari, Assistant Director NABET-QCI, Dr. Bhaskar Chaudhary, Dr. Mamta Aswal and Mr. Arun Kumar Pandey spoke about Competency-based Education (CBE) for bringing about tangible improvement in quality of learning outcomes of students and further making learning outcomes compatible with international benchmarks. The workshop helped the school :
The workshop focussed on enabling the participants to decode Competency Based Assessment (CBA) in the light of NIPUN (National Initiatives for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy, and SAFAL (Structured Assessment for Analysing Learning).
Veetukkoru vingaani was a science expo organized by Puthiya thalaimurai channel dated 06-08-2022.
SURABI RB (XII B) and VITHYAA B (XIIB)of our school participated in it. The agenda of the program was to invent something new that was not in google nor displayed by any team in any other expo.
They made a light weight paper using Nano technology.
The judges were district educational ministers ,school headmasters and two students from TOKYO University, JAPAN.
Our light weight paper was awarded 'A' grade. Our school students were felicitated with the 2nd runner up.
They really had a very thrilling experience by getting to know more than 200 new innovative projects.
The judges gave us new techniques and the speech was really productive. As a whole ,the program was for young innovative minds. Such programs make our students to kindle the spirit of bringing out their real talent.
Learning never exhausts the mind. Preparing young minds to excel is a challenge. The thirst to know and gain knowledge is created whenever there is a challenge. The challenge to pit one’s knowledge against the other with the clock ticking is exhilarating.
Quiz poses a challenge on not just how quickly one can retrieve knowledge, but presence of mind and trusting the team. We know quiz is team work, however, the knowledge of one person can be a game changer.
Preliminary Round:Every child from class VI – X was given the opportunity to participate in the preliminary round of the Social Quiz. Five teams were formed by taking the top 5 scorers from each class making 25 children finalists. The children were given time to get to know the team, training and tips on how to prepare for the quiz. The members of the team were called for special meetings and instructions were given to aid in their preparation.
Final Round:The finals took place in the school auditorium. It began at 10.00 a.m. Students from class VIII were called to witness the quiz and learn by listening. The teams were introduced and they were cheered by the audience. The quiz had 7 rounds- History, Civics, Geography, Economics, General Knowledge, Visual and Rapid Fire. Questions posed to the audience were also well taken. The atmosphere was charged with learning and excitement.
The members of the Winning Team- Cholas for the year 2022 are: Jhanavi K -6 , Deva Sri S - 7B, AparnaRaghavan - 8B, Ajay Krishnan - 9B, Vaishnavi R - 10B and the Runner-upTeam –Pandya: Anna Jose - 6A, Aishwarya M J- 7A, B Thaarine T G - 8B, Saptharishi K G- 9B, SanjanaArun- 10B
Books as prizes, along with certificates, to acknowledge and encourage the winners and runners -up were given. Every member of the team who made it to the finals was appreciated and they received a participation certificate.
The Social Quiz – school finals ended that day, but this marks the beginning for our preparations for the Murugappa Quiz.
Glimpses of the activity