Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Creative teaching leads to successful learning

Creative learning is the skill which is essential for becoming successful in the growing competition of this century. By bringing creativity in the teaching method a teacher can make the student to learn doing creative things.
Education in the modern time has become an interactive process wherein each student has a different nature towards knowledge and hence, learns differently. But in order to bring out the most creative perception in the classroom, a great deal of creative effort has to put on in an effective way.
Though creativity the required element but creative instructors must also know their fields and know how to create an appropriate learning environment. ‘Billabong International School’ implies below mentioned techniques to bring
·         Creating a dynamic environment in which students can elaborate the things they have already studied. 
·         Encouraging the students to awaken their curiosity and desire to learn.
·         Providing teachers with new techniques and methods to empower students to be inquisitive, motivated and lifelong learners.
·         Following student-centric approach with varied activities for developing creativity, imagination and thinking.
·         Developing ways to integrate creativity into classrooms and explore the role of teachers in enhancing students’ creative skills.
·         Using teaching tools like Brainstorming, Mind-Mapping to nurture students for developing creative solutions to a problem.
‘Billabong International School’ ensure to aid teachers for using technology effectively in order to foster lateral thinking which can help students to define an issue, diagnose a problem and to find possible solutions for the same.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Let your child indulge in extra-curricular activities

Extracurricular activities are an important element of student development. From playing basketball, taking music lessons to being associated with a club, extracurricular activities outside the classroom can have a positive impact on children. 

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Self Esteem:

By taking part in extra-curricular activities, children experience a feeling of accomplishment, which helps in strengthening their self-esteem. They become more aware and acquire more exposure, making them more knowledgeable. They become bold and learn to face different challenges.

Social Circle:

Children who are active in sports and other creative activities tend to have an active social circle and this helps them to develop an extrovert approach in dealing with society as a whole. Such children have enhanced personality and are generally confident and competitive.

All Round Development:

When children are encouraged in extracurricular activities, they acquire many skills, which foster their all round development.

Physical growth:

Extracurricular activities keep children busy and active; they are not curbed by laziness. The activeness provides the much needed boost to their physical growth. Such children become taller, stronger and sharper.

At Billabong International School Thane, we understand the importance of extracurricular activities and encourage students to take part in productive activities.