Subjects like Science and Mathematics are not supposed to be taught with one & only textbooks but teachers & students are encouraged to use multiple textbooks and reference books.
Along with learning from the books, students also do practical work every week & take hands-on experience.
The atmosphere in the classroom is quite informal and students are encouraged to ask questions freely.
Students are equipped with self-study skills like planning, goal-setting, time-management, rapid reading, notes making for independent study.
The question papers are not of a set pattern. Various types of questions are used to challenge students’ intellect and creativity.
A lot of audio-visual aids are used in classroom teaching. The school has a well-equipped audio-visual room, a library of more than 500 CDs and 200 video cassettes.
A continuous and comprehensive evaluation is a basic feature of the school. The progress of the students is tracked throughout the year with the help of weekly tests, class tests, homework, practical work, projects, and semester & final examinations. The final report is based on the overall performance of the student. At least 50% marks are expected to promote a student to the next class.
Many educationists recommend the project method as it triggers & develops students thinking skills. Projects have a very important place in education in Jnana Prabodhini. Students do different projects like collection type, model-making, survey-based projects, open-ended projects, investigatory projects, futurology projects, etc. at various stages in the school. Through projects, students learn to collect and process information and it also develops scientific attitude, analytical and creative thinking, and craftsmanship. Projects provide the joy of discovery and the creation of knowledge to children.
'Learning to learn' is the key to success in today's rapidly changing scenario. That is why it is necessary for everyone to know the tools of self-study. At JPP students are equipped with self-study skills like planning, goal-setting, time-management, rapid reading, note-making, etc. for independent study.
Along with learning the syllabus, students are encouraged to study important issues, books, or subjects that will challenge their intellect, in-depth. For this purpose, various study camps are arranged where the students self-study the topic & listen to experts, & participate in discussions and debates and form their own opinion about it.
For all-around development of the intellect, exposure of all kinds is a must. Industries, developmental projects, hospitals, research institutes, etc. are the places of pilgrimage of the modern world which the students visit and try to share the vision with the shaping hands. It also helps the students visualize their own future.
Unique features of education at Jnana Prabodhini Prashala
Education for the gifted children at Jnana Prabodhini