I AM THE CHANGE – STUDENT LED CONFERENCE BY LEARN TODAY

A novel initiative by Learn Today saw 44 schools PAN India take part in the two day summit titled – “I am the change”. The summit provided a platform to the students to showcase the work conducted by them over a period of 3 months in the form of case studies where they tried to solve burning social issues through technology. The entire summit was student led right from planning to execution to judgement providing the students a platform to turn them into active learners by opening their minds through creative and innovative ways of thinking. The case studies covered areas like “Gamification of Cyber Security” training, pressure to perform in academics, substance abuse etc. Our students made us proud by bagging the second prize in the Case Study presentation and the first prize in the Gallery Walk.

The team members were

Rasleen Kaur        XI C

Usmeher Madan    XI B

Anaika Mehra       IX A

Sejal Goel            VIII F

Kaartikeya Panjwani of IX B and Dhiren Chugh of X F made exceptional contribution by designing the website for the same.

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LIBRARY WEEK

Library week is celebrated to inculcate amongst the students a habit of reading books and to encourage them to explore the treasure of knowledge hidden in the books. Library week was celebrated from 5th October to 7th October in GD Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj. During the week, the entire school was abuzz with various activities and competitions associated with ‘books and reading’ for all the

classes from 3 to 11. A number of book related activities including Bookmark Competition, Draw and Describe Favourite Book Character, Picture Composition, Story Writing, Book Cover Design, Book Review , Inter–House Book Quiz, Author Workshop were held during the week. The events so planned are aimed to not only encourage readings habits amongst the students but also to bring out their creative potential to the fore.

An important highlight of the library week was story telling session with Sanjay Muttoo on 6th October for the classes 4 & 5. Mr. Muttoo has been closely associated with All India Radio, as a News Reader in English since 1992. He is also a lecturer in Mass Communication Department in Kamla Nehru College. As a documentary film maker he has researched, scripted and directed many documentary films.

Children unanimously enjoyed the actions portrayed by him for different animals during the narration of his stories.

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