Subjects like Science and Mathematics are not supposed to be taught with one & only text-book 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.
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. 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 project method as it trigger & develop 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 joy of discovery and creation of knowledge to children.
'Learning to learn' is the key to success in today's rapidly changing scenerio. 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, notes making etc. for independent study.
Alongwith learning the syllabus, students are encouraged to study important issues, books or subjects that will challange their intellect, in depth. For this purpose various study camps are arranged where the students self-study the topic & listen to experts, & particiapte in discussions and debates and form their own opinion about it.
For all round 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.