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Zonal Sports Tournament, Ludhiana

(August 16, 2017)

A Zone Level Sports Tournament for different games was held from July 26 to August 12, 2017. Darshan Academy Ludhiana students participated in games according to different age categories. The tournaments were held at different schools at Sahnewal and Doraha cities. More than twenty schools from different places participated in this tournament. Outstanding achievements of DA Ludhiana students in various games are:

BADMINTON
U-17 and U-19 badminton boy teams won first positions. Tarndeep and Parmveer, U-19, and Nitish, U-17, were selected for district level sports tournament.

CRICKET
U-14 boy's team of our school won third position.

TABLE-TENNIS
U-14 table tennis girl’s team won second position. Boy’s U-19 won first position and boy’s U-14, third position. U-14 girls Nisha and Gurharman, U-14 boy Sabal and U-19 boys, Arshdeep, Himanshu and Satveer Joshi were selected for district level tournament.

KHO-KHO
U-14 and U-17 boy's and girl's kho-kho teams from our school participated in the tournament. U-14 boys team of our school won fourth position in the tournament.

VOLLEY-BALL
U-17 and U-19 categories teams of boys represented Darshan Academy in the volley-ball tournament. Both of our teams performed well and gave a tough competition to their opposite teams.

BASKETBALL
U-19 boys team of our school won third position in the tournament.



Rakhi Celebration

(August 14, 2017)

Several Darshan Academies celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan in August. The festival emphasizes harmony and love among brothers and sisters. Students created their own beautiful rakhi bracelets. Darshan Academy Dasuya students tied rakhis to those involved in providing protection to the citizens of the town. This year students tied rakhis to the doctors and wardboys of Civil Hospital, Dasuya. A Rakhi making competition was organized where not only the girls, but also the boys participated in making beautiful handmade rakhis.


Celebration of Hazur Week of Unity and Peace Week, Dasua

(August 14, 2017)

Hazur Week of Human of Unity and Peace was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Darshan Academy Dasuya from 20th July to 27th July 2017. The week started with the students giving a beautiful presentation on the life and teachings of the saints. Other activities for the week included a slogan writing competition on the theme of unity and peace, a rally to spread the message of oneness and peace, role plays on the theme Unity and Peace, a Debate competition, a donation drive for people in need, and a birthday cake cutting ceremony.


Spellathon Competition, Dasua

(August 14, 2017)

On 5th August 2017 an Inter-House Spellathon competition was held at Darshan Academy Dasuya for classes I - V. There were two general rounds for classes I and II, followed by the special rounds - Candy Bowl for class III, Bouquet of Flowers for class IV and Rapid Fire for class V. One student participated in each round from every house. Students were well prepared by their House teachers and performed admirably. The excitement could be felt in the air. Other house mates and house teachers motivated the participants as they provided support and encouragement during the competition.


Darshan Education Foundation All India Pre-Primary Coordinators and Teachers Workshop, Delhi

(August 9, 2017)

28th July 2017
A 2-day All India Workshop for Darshan Academy pre-primary coordinators and teachers opened with meditation and an inspiring story by Ms. Ghai. Education Officers, Dr. S.P Thakur and Dr.Khokkar, welcomed the gathering, and pointed out that teaching in pre-primary should be activity-based and child oriented. Dr. Thakur talked about Piaget’s stages of child development and the importance of building a rapport with the students. Dr. Khokkar emphasized the purpose of the workshop and parent communication.

Ms Gilda Mathew from “Shiksha” in Mumbai started the first session off with a TED talk: “Every child needs a champion and it is the teacher whom he looks for as a champion.” This was followed by an ice-breaker game to help get to know each other. Participants reflected on the importance of positive communication and the qualities a teacher should have. They learned new songs with actions, and the importance of music to enrich vocabulary, confidence and communication skills. Participants also took part in a session on SWOT Analysis - a helpful tool to assess one’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. After lunch, there was a group activity in which all the groups were given a few words and the first start line to weave a beautiful story based on moral values. The resource person emphasized that real life situational stories help the students develop love for their culture and heritage and instills a sense of belongingness in them. The interactive session continued with the use of teaching aids and learning through the power of art. Finally participants focused on time management and the importance of circle time as a tool for problem solving and sharing ideas.

29th July 2017

The second day of the workshop began with an inspiring anecdote by Ms. Ghai, about a boy who wanted to know his worth. Through her story, she beautifully conveyed the message that each child is unique and precious. After a meditation session, Mrs. Monika, pre-primary coordinator at DA Delhi, summarized the previous day’s activities. Next, Principal, Mr. Mishra spoke on the importance of the development of life skills in children and how to help children with learning difficulties and behavioral issues. Interactive sessions with demo lessons by DA teachers were full of creativity and useful ideas. Teaching strategies and methodology were shared along with best practices. After lunch pre-primary coordinators shared ideas practiced in their schools and encouraged the staff to apply creativity and innovation in their future endeavors. Spiritual Curriculum demo lessons in the afternoon were a great way to showcase how spiritual education can be imparted in novel and fun ways. The workshop concluded with the teachers and coordinators sharing their reflections and experiences. DEF President graced the occasion with his kind presence and showered his best wishes on everyone. The teachers left with inspiring memories of the workshops and carried with them a variety of new techniques and ideas to incorporate into their classrooms



 
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