IB Education

Why IB? What is IB?

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Why should we send our kids to an IB School?
Why IB? What is IB?

The world our kids are going to face ~ when they grow up, is changing rapidly. To be truly successful in life, our kids need to be truthful, joyful and must have excellent character. Building these qualities in the students is possible through coupling the concepts of our Vedantic wisdom with the philosophy of IB. At the same time, we also want our kids to achieve material and financial success. The amalgamation of IB pedagogy and Vedantic teachings will, as we experience from our current kids, sure that your child is successful and will, in all aspects of life, be successful.

Today the knowledge that we learn in schools and colleges gets out-dated very in the very next (every) two to three years. All of this knowledge is, anyways, available, instantly and freely. Learning and memorizing more and more content is hardly of any use these days. To succeed in the current rapidly changing world, we need individuals who can think critically and creatively and can find solutions to problems faced by the society, nation and the world. We need to reflect if our traditional content based schooling system, which focuses only on examination and marks, (is actually) preparing our kids for this future. Are schools teaching for the conceptual understanding and building 21st century skills, or are they just focused on completing the content and competing for the top grade or percentage.

What actually matters for the 21st century children!? It is not the grades, standardized testing or teacher evaluation that matter at the end of the day. It is their character and inner strength! It is what William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939, Irish poet, says, ‘Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire’.

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5 cliches about rote learning you should avoid

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All of us have experienced the ‘mugging’ phenomenon when it came to multiplication tables. We religiously rattled off the tables until they could be easily mumbled off even in deep sleep. So what exactly did we do and why?

In-famously called as Rote learning (or ‘cramming’ or ‘learning by-heart’) is a method of learning that involves memorizing a fact by repetitive reading until it is completely memorized. This technique does not involve a full understanding of the facts and often ends up getting stored in your memory sans an association i.e. the new facts are not related to the existing stored knowledge. Read More

Learning to Love to Learn

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‘Learning to Love to Learn’- Inspirations and lessons learnt from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s life

Actions speak louder than words and this holds true for none other than Dr. Kalam. Simplicity, punctuality, the power of dreaming big and a zeal to learn are just some of the traits that define the man that he was. His life served to impart a valuable lesson that held good for every facet of life. However, the most priceless gift that Dr Kalam left behind was the never ending quest of learning. Read More

School of Tomorrow Here Now

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How would you like to see –highly capable children and yet tiny by age, doing unbelievable intellectual feats, right here in Pune – in your own house – is it too good to be true? Not at all – welcome to “The school with a Difference –Victorious Kidss Educares – where you get a guarantee that your child will excel and will be brilliant, irrespective of the background and earlier education. Rabindranath Tagore had said, “Every child comes with the message, that God is not yet tired of men”. Tagore meant that every child is created perfect – made in the images of God. Does this guidance, to make them blossom to their full potential, means pressurizing a child? Certainly not – Parents who truly love their children, give them the gift of love, skills and abilities, they grow up to be more caring, loving and risk takers than those who have not been given these opportunities. Read More