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GENDER EQUALITY BEGINS AT HOME: HERE’S HOW!

Parenting largely influences the way your children think. The general notions that they have, their perception of the world and how they look at things is greatly influenced by

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TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT TERRORISM

The recent incidents of terrorism in Pulwama sent shockwaves throughout the country and world. The way young children and teens perceive the world is very different from what

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Glory of Sanskrit: Past Meets the Future… Sanskrit- A Language Of Ancient Engineers Also!!! By Ms. Shamika Phadke

Introduction:

It is said that the seed for all inventions lies in an inquisitive human mind. Since the dawn of mankind, human beings are always considered the storeh

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UNDERSTANDING TEENAGERS

Do you recall yourself as a teenager? Do feelings like confusion, wanting to fit in and myriad thoughts dominate your memories? This is what teenagers go through most of the ti

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HELP YOUR CHILDREN DEAL WITH BULLYING

Playfully teasing one another is pretty common amongst children and they also find it funny. However, when the same teasing becomes constant, hurtful and is not mutual, it turn

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DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN CHILDREN

As parents, we make sure that we send our children to the best schools, learn the best of math and science but somehow, end up neglecting on their emotional development. We ten

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PARENTS, NEVER SAY NO TO OUTDOOR GAMES!

As kids, we all have been in that situation where our parents would insist us to stop playing and study. And now, when we have become parents ourselves, we prob

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HOW TO INCULCATE READING HABITS IN KIDS

“There is more treasure in books than in allthe pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney

We resonate with Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison when they

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HOW PICT MODEL SCHOOL’S ‘REFLECTIVE LEARNING APPROACH’ HELPS LEARNERS

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” -Margaret J. Wheatley

When it come

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EXPLORING CAREER OPTIONS WHILE AT SCHOOL

School students have a plethora of opportunities ahead of them. From pure sciences to engineering, accounting to financial planning, liberal arts, fine arts, pe

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FINANCIAL LITERACY- TEACHING KIDS THE ART OF SAVING.

Change is the only constant thing in this world. Over the years, we have been evolving physically and cognitively. Our society has also evolved. The human brain

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SEASONS AND APPLICABLE HEALTHCARE

“Health is Wealth” is one of the most popular saying we grew up listening to. Here at PICT, we would want to go a step ahead to say “Health is greater tha

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PICT MODEL SCHOOL HELPS PREPARE YOUNG LEARNERS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ABROAD

Moving abroad can often be a very challenging time for students and parents alike. Around 3 lakh students from India go abroad every year for higher education (

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ONLY FOR YOU

What a wonderful bliss of bliss
is the unimaginable human known as miss
In our world they are our light,
as living without them is a formidable fright

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT CAREER OPTIONS FOR YOUR CHILD AFTER HIGH SCHOOL?

The process of launching a teen into the “real world” can be a season of high anxiety for parents. The decisions teens make at the threshold of college life have lifelong implic

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INCORPORATION OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND INTERESTS

India has among the youngest population in the world, which means it can make a resourceful pool of manpower. A pre-requisite though is that it requires the rig

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FOSTERING A CULTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN SCHOOL

In a globalizing world of limited resources and unlimited ingenuity, schools play a vital role in preparing students to meet the sustainability challenges of future. The imperatives

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INNOVATION – THE MANTRA OF GEN NEXT

Great poet William Butler Yeast once said, “Education should not be the filling of a pail but the lightning of a fire.”

Using innovative teaching methods to better

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ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY

Someone has rightly said, “Sports are more than just games; they are about life, emotion, passion, and some of the greatest highs and lows that one can experience.” Over the yea

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BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION GAP BETWEEN A CHILD AND PARENT IS OUR AIM.

When we compare two generations and when there is a considerable difference in the lifestyles, habits, likes and dislikes of the people belonging to these two separate t

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THE NECESSITY OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AT SCHOOLS

We live in a society that places a high value on the profession and white-collar jobs, and that still considers blue-collar work lower status. It’s no surprise that parents want their

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THE ADVANTAGES OF LESS SCREEN TIME TO GROWING KIDS

“Whether you are a parent or not, carving out time to turn off your devices, to disconnect from the wired world and engage with the real people who are all around you, is one of t

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AT PICT, SPORTS IS MORE THAN JUST PLAY

High fives. School spirit. Team pride.

School-based sports programs can bring out noticeable positive reactions and behaviors in teens.

In additi

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WE ARE COMMITTED TO BRING IN ‘METACOGNITION’

Why do some students in a course perform better than others of roughly equal ability?

The answers, of course, are as varied as are students. Some spend m

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WE ENCOURAGE “NO TUITION POLICY”

A world of academics at school, at home and yet again, in the tuition classes - is it really helping your child to perform? Or is it merely increasing the workload, setting unreali

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WE DESIGN IN INDIVIDUAL LEARNING PLANS.

In today’s competitive world where the tables have turned from “Jack of all trades and master of none” to “Jack of all trades and master of one”, one really has to possess

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WHY PEER LEARNING IS IMPORTANT?

“Profound changes to how children access vast information is yielding new forms of peer-to-peer and individual-guided learning.”

-Sugata Mitra

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AT PICT, YOUR CHILD IS A CERTIFIED ENGLISH SPEAKER

There are more than 7000 languages spoken around the world. Nearly two third of the languages are from Africa and Asia with the fewest belonging to Europe. Lan

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HOW WE ESTABLISH A POSITIVE TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIP AT PICT

Parents of shy and introvert children are often worried about sending their children to ‘big schools’ thinking that they may be intimidated by the sheer size of the classroom, w

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WHY WE CHOOSE APPLY AND ANALYZE INFORMATION OVER MEMORIZATION AT PICT

There is a huge difference between accumulation of information and assimilation to synthesize. Gathering knowledge is the initial process which is later followe

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PARENTING TIPS 4: A HEALTHY DIET

There is an old saying “Health is Wealth” and perhaps this saying was never more important as today. With the world shrinking to a global village, fast food has become a ho

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PARENTING TIPS 3: HERE'S HOW YOUR CHILD CAN DEVELOP FINE MOTOR SKILLS AT HOME

In our previous blog, we had discussed about the importance of developing Motor Skills in children. In this blog we will draw your attention towards fine motor skills. These sk

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PARENT’S GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING LEARNING DISABILITIES IN THEIR CHILDREN

Learning disabilities are neurological problems which interfere with basic learning skills such as reading, writing, comprehending, calculating and so on. Children with learnin

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WHY IS READING TO A CHILD RECOMMENDED?

For years, pediatricians and child psychologists have recommended reading to children and for all the right reasons, too! It is the most brilliant way to develop their language

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HOW MOTOR SKILLS HELP IN ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

The relationship between motor skills and academic achievements has been a topic of research in the field of education since time immemorial. According to studies, a complex re

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7 WAYS TO RELIVE THE CHILD IN YOU THIS SUMMER

Summers offer a great time to relax, but not for the kids who are bouncing off the walls, playing video games or shrieking "I'm bored". As parents, you always wish to make the

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INSTILLING CRITICAL THINKING IN CLASSROOM

PICT Model School's very own Mr. Nehal Singhal, a 6th Grader (Emerald), has some really beautiful and thoughtful information to share with his fellow cla

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LEARNING THEORIES - IV

Having talked about Cognitive Learning Theory and Behavioral Learning Theory previously, what remains to be discussed now is type three (and the last one) of learning theories i.e. Constructivism.<

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LEARNING THEORIES - III

In our older blogs we started talking about Learning theories - Cognitive Learning Theory in particular. So, let’s pick up where we left off and learn more about type two of Learning Theory, i.e.

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IMPACT OF MEDIA ON CHILDREN

Media has continuously pervaded and defined society, furthermore it has also advanced with technology. Media impacts and shapes society’s opinion on the subjects of politics,

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CLASSROOM CULTURE AT PICT MODEL SCHOOL

Clay P. Bedford quoted it right,

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning pr

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WE ADAPTED REFLECTIVE LEARNING FOR THE LEARNERS OF TODAY, KNOW WHY.

With PICT Model School, you can be rest assured that your child’s future readiness is secured and on track as we have adopted the pedagogy ‘Reflective Learning’.

How ‘Reflective L

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HOW PICT PREPARES STUDENTS FOR FUTURE BY ACTIVE LEARNING

Learning is defined as “a process that brings together personal experiences and environmental influences for acquiring, enriching or modifying one’s knowledge, skills, values, attitudes, beha

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FIND OUT WHY STUDENTS OF PICT WISH TO ATTEND SCHOOL ON SUNDAYS!

We all remember whining when our parents first dropped us to school, how we wouldn’t let go of their hands and whine even more bitterly. How we would throw our bags at a corn

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PICT MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

Memory, a word that distinguishes our characteristics from other living beings. It is our ‘Memory’ that defines our existence, our everyday lives and gives a substantial meaning

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PICT’S SAVIOUR IMPRESSES IIT

Pune Institute of Computer Technology has been around for around three and a half decades, building the minds of young educationalists. It has been marking it’s way in the re

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PLAY- HIGHEST FORM OF LEARNING

We have witnessed our children learn through activities since a very young age. The colorful scribbling on the walls, the counting of toys, the caricature of alphabet, the bui

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THE JOY OF READING

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”
– Walt Disney

Reading gives us a place to go, when we have to stay

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Best CBSE Schools In Pune DECODING BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

Bloom's Taxonomy was created in 1956 under the leadership of educational psychologist Dr Benjamin Bloom.

Bloom’s taxonomy helps educato

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METACOGNITION

Metacognition; the word in itself is self explanatory where “meta means about” and “cognition means process of understanding and acquiring knowledge”. Hence, metacognit

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BEST SCHOOL IN PUNE

In the last blog we have seen how the selection of school matters as the maximum amount of impactful time that children spend is in school. That is the place where they un

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CHOOSE THE BEST SCHOOL

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
-B. F. Skinner

Education is a phenomenon that requires contemplation

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LEARNING THEORIES - II

In the previous BLOG we saw what the learning theories are, why to use them and how they are useful in the entire journey of the learner as well as the educator. Here, we’l

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LEARNING THEORIES - I

We all have seen, heard, and studied so many theories in our academics but do we know there are a lot of theories which explain how to teach and learn those theories? There are vari

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10 THINGS YOU SHOULD DISCUSS BEFORE YOUR CHILD TURNS 10

Children are special; for you, your family and for the future! But, somewhere between the birth and the growing up phase, the values and principles take a back seat. Many a times, t

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WE DO WE REFLECT WE LEARN

Like a chapter in a good textbook, a lecture is an efficient way to deliver course content. However, delivering course content is not always the same thing as fostering actual learn

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LEARNING IT MY WAY - I

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”

These words of Ignacio Estrada have paved the way for the dynamic and fluid

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LEARNING IT MY WAY - II

In the second part of the blog we will talk about the VARK Model which includes the learning styles explained in the first part of LEARNING IT MY WAY-I.

The Visual,

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EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT - II

Early child period is the most important and critical phase of development in the entire lifespan of humans. This is why it is important to make early child development healthy as i

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EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT - I

Children are the game changers in every parent's life. Hence no parent will ever leave a stone unturned to make sure they grow up well. Growth and development in the childhood deter

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WHAT WILL YOUR KIDS EXACTLY BE DOING AT NESTLING ?

A child must be understood and given space so that the imagination and creativity takes a stroll in their little brains. This is the reason why the structure of PICT, the

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PICT’S NESTLING DAY CARE AND ENRICHMENT CENTRE

Pune Institute of Computer Technology (PICT) is a very renowned name and has a legacy of 30 years in the Education Sector. PICT is an institution that believes in growth, developmen

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