Getting back to school

Preparing for Academic Year 2017-2018 #livethelesson

Fresh pair of shoes, tailor-made uniforms, matching lunch box sets and loads of stationery! A lot is talked about a student’s checklist for going back to school. What about the view from the other side of the hill? Would you...

/ May 26, 2017

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

Primary School Annual Day at Ekya School ITPL

The amphitheatre of EKYA, ITPL reverberated with the sounds of buoyant music, vivid narrations and dramatic voice-overs as the children of the primary section presented, “Stars of Destiny”, a musical during their annual concert for the academic year 2017-18. The...

/ February 8, 2018

Annual Sports Meet at Ekya Kanakapura Road – Stories from Our Schools

Sports has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does ~ Nelson Mandela. 20th December 2017 saw our children turn up at...

/ December 30, 2017

Reading Week at Ekya BTM Layout – Stories from Our Schools

The Love to Read program at Ekya Schools aims to inculcate a love for books in our students. In addition to book swaps, in-class libraries, school digital library and book exhibitions, the program also includes the Reading Week, with which...

/ December 21, 2017

Mother’s Gift – Poem by S. Madhivadhanan

On this feature of Poets of Ekya, we celebrate the wonderful piece of S. Madhivadhanan, Grade IX, Ekya School ITPL. Titled ‘Mom’s Gift’, the poem captures the degree of emotions that a gift brings to a child, with a bittersweet...

/ December 18, 2017

Science Fest at Ekya JP Nagar – Stories from Our School

Ekya School JP Nagar held a Science Exhibition on 31st October 2017. It was a fun-filled event with a whole lot of interesting projects and working models. The showcase brought out the creativity and innovation of our students, whose ideas...

/ December 16, 2017

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

Winning the Triathlon – Arnav Manoj

In this feature of Stars of Ekya, we speak to Arnav Nama Manoj of Grade IV from Ekya JP Nagar, who won a Triathlon competition, held in Goa conducted by Pioneering Ventures and Enduro Sports. Participating in the Under-11 Category,...

/ December 3, 2017