Category: Feature

Recommended English Reading List at Ekya [Grade-wise]

As part of the English curriculum at Ekya, we have curated a list of books(grade-wise), recommended for our students to read. Here is our English Reading list: Recommended Reading List for Grade 1 – Ammachi’s Glasses by Priya Kuriyan –...

/ June 8, 2018

Understanding the Computer Science Curriculum at Ekya Schools

In most schools, Computer Science is addressed as a subject where students learn about Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Here, the focus is more on using generic application software and less about encouraging students to research, analyze, and problem-solve using...

/ March 30, 2018

Understanding the Social Science Program at Ekya Schools

Gone are the days when a class in History revolved around marking important portions in a textbook and listing out dates whose significance is not just historical but also for answering questions for examinations. When learning about a country in...

/ March 15, 2018

Women of Ekya – Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is annually observed on 8th March – a day of recognizing and celebrating women around the globe, the values they bring as individuals and as part of a community, highlighting the challenges and struggles each one of...

/ March 8, 2018

11 Reading Tips for First Graders – Ekya Recommends

Our series so far has explored reading tips for Infants, Toddlers, and Kindergarteners. In this blog piece, we visit the age group that’s one step higher where reading plays a vital role in every aspect of learning – First Graders....

/ March 6, 2018

Understanding Singapore Math At Ekya Schools

At Ekya, we believe in delivering exemplary educational content. Designed with thought and care by our in-house curriculum team, the Ekya curriculum is globally competitive, on par with the international frameworks and modelled after standards used in schools around the...

/ March 5, 2018

Exploring Design Thinking at Ekya Schools

What is Design Thinking? Design, in its most common use, is understood to describe an object or an end result. Design Thinking, on the other hand, is an action. It is a protocol or process used for solving problems, discovering...

/ February 15, 2018

Working at Ekya Schools – Mousumi Choudhury

As educators, we need to constantly ask ourselves – “How are we helping our students learn better?” A passionate educator who embodies the spirit of a lifelong learner, Ms. Mousumi Choudhury engineers the Mathematics program at Ekya for Kindergarten to...

/ February 14, 2018

5 Tips to Have Great Dinner Conversations with Your Kids

It’s half past 8 in the evening and Neema’s children have just settled around the dining table. Eight-year-old Aryan is glued to his tablet, streaming videos off YouTube in between his irregular bites while his sister Dhruti, has her mind...

/ February 12, 2018

Hour Of Code at Ekya JP Nagar – Stories from Our Schools

What is it? The Hour of Code is an attempt to teach people the basics of computer programming in 60 minutes in a fun, simple way. It is part of a campaign that Code.org, a non-profit organisation, launched in the...

/ December 8, 2017