Teaching Methodology Class VI-VIII
Teachers at the Middle-level act as facilitators, mentors, and guides; coaxing the students to develop an inquiry-based bend of mind.
Technology Driven Classes
Smartboards used exhaustively across all classes provide the right digital support to the teachers for delivering the lessons. PPTs, Instructional Software, digital books are the technological aids that enable the teachers to indulge in the effective delivery of the lectures.
Teachers not merely deliver the lessons, but keenly involve the students in meaningful interactions and discussions fostering the development of skills like independent thinking, decision making, critical analysis, logical thinking, to name just a few.
Students are given ample opportunities to brainstorm and develop reasoning and research-based attitude to foster the stimulation of their minds.
Mindmaps and Timelines
Mindmaps and timelines are developed for every chapter in order to provide a bird’s eye view of all concepts to the student at a single glance.
Child Centric Activity-based approach
Keeping the child at the core; activities are ingrained into the curriculum of every chapter so that the students learn in an interesting manner by doing things on their own.
Respect for individual Strengths and Weaknesses
Realizing the strengths and weaknesses of every individual; personal attention is given to every child in order to aid every child’s optimum progress.
Art Integrated Learning
Art Integrated Learning (AIL) is followed which is based on learning through art. It is a process where art becomes the medium of teaching-learning, a key to understanding concepts within any subject of the curriculum. This enhances the creativity of a child.
Flipped classroom a type of blended learning where students are introduced to content at home and practice working through it at school. This is to inculcate the practice of self-learning.
Peer Learning and Peer Assessment
Conducting group activities within the class not only creates a spirit of cooperation but also helps the teachers in using the ‘Peer teaching’ in a very positive way. Peer assessment and self-assessment are also practiced.
To expose the students to the practical aspects of the concepts taught in the class, students are taken on field trips every month.
Literature Content is effectively delivered by means of role-playing.
Holistic Personality Development
Hobby Clubs, Sports Clubs, Social Action Programs, participation in various Inter-House and Inter-School Competitions gives an excellent platform to students to develop a well-rounded personality.
Modules on Artificial intelligence are introduced in Class VIII.
Various External Exams like Olympiads, NSTSEs, ASSET, Live Olympiad, etc are conducted from time to time in order to map the students’ performance at the National Level.
In order to complement the teaching–learning process, projects like ‘Mindspark’, are a part of the curriculum.
Academic and BehavioralCounselors
The role of Academic and BehavioralCounselors assumes great importance as they extend the requisite support to the students, in every area.
Subjects taught in Class VI to VIII
II language options
Examination Classes VI-VIII
Unit I - 30 marks Exams in July (Syllabus covered in April - May)
Unit II - 30 marks Exams in December (Syllabus covered in Oct - Nov)
Term-I & II – 80 marks
Term-I exams in Sep & Term- II in March
Term II syllabus for Class VI to VIII includes
(as per CBSE rules vide cir. No. Acad- 14/2017 dtd. 21/3/2017.)
Internal Assessment – 20 marks