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Language is the key
At Sapphire International School (Top Day & Boarding School of Ranchi Jharkhand), we strongly believe that Language is the primary driver of the Learning Process.
It is an article of faith for us that it is good language, the power of expression alone that can help students to first grasp what the teacher is trying to put across to them and also when the student has to explain concepts they picked up, in response to questions put by the teacher.
Language is the medium through which the entire interaction is effected.
In the finest tradition of collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, all of us, at the best day cum boarding school in Ranchi, join ranks to teach bits and pieces of language.
Regardless of the individual subject we are required to teach.
Special emphasis is placed on grammatical accuracy, vocabulary, idioms, proverbs, terms in vogue and what have you.
A slice of what teachers endeavour to teach inside classrooms in the best boarding school in Jharkhand.
Vocabulary enrichment ++
A must know word ++
Let's say the student picked up this lovely word.
Either s/he looked it up in a dictionary, encountering it in an article or book or even watching a talk show.
But then after a week or a month, when s/he came across it, s/he couldn’t quite put their finger on the exact shade of meaning. They fret, they scratch their heads but the meaning eludes them. Resulting in perhaps frustration. They wring their hands in despair, blaming their ‘poor memory'.
But we counsel them.
Wait!! Is it just your memory or lack of a strategy to master the concept? More probably the latter.
So here's how to go about mastering the word.
Use and reuse
And you are on your way to becoming a consummate master of the word. You have acquired the felicity to use it any which way you want.
Let's say you came across this idiom, ON THE MONEY. Used by Virat Kohli during a post match presentation.
You immediately take the pains to find out what it means. Then you start using it. In your essays, letters, comments on FB, Whatsapp posts etc. *And very importantly, sharing it among friends, parents and siblings.* In the process you become a past master of this idiom.
Ditto for words like
and many more. Yes, it requires a bit of diligence but worth the pains you put in win win situation. You learn and you benefit others. Best International Boarding School in Ranchi
Vocab made easy.
And yes, we teachers understand it’s not enough to discuss concepts once among students. Repeating the concepts at regular strategic intervals, does the trick. They assimilate better.
Suppose our kids can't wrap their heads around the uses of SINCE and FOR, ITS and IT'S.
Or they may be in the habit of using ungrammatical structures.
1) I DID NOT UNDERSTOOD.
2) HE HAVE NOT CAME TODAY
3) WHY YOU ARE NOT UNDERSTANDING?
These are extremely common errors.
We empathise with learners. Harking back to the time when we were in their shoes. How difficult and even boring things appeared to us.
So teachers right across the board, plan their teaching schedules. We jot down just when we taught standalone concepts and then go for the drills.
We also appreciate that any class has students with different learning abilities. Some may catch concepts at one go. Others may take their time. Therefore it is incumbent upon us that our Pedagogy caters to as many as is possible, given the obvious syllabus constraints. A balancing act to be carried out deftly.
Team work in perfect synchronisation is what Team Sapphire International School Ranchi - Best Day - Boarding School in Ranchi aspire to and strive for. To achieve common goals. Common learning outcomes.