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

Bangalore’s Garbage Crisis – Grade 4 Design Thinking at Ekya

One of the biggest challenges faced by cities across the globe is the management of the waste they generate every day. Students from Grade 4 C of Ekya JP Nagar took up this challenge, visiting the garbage crisis faced by...

/ March 22, 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

Diet Tips for the Exam Season – Ekya Recommends

It is that time of the year! Timetable? Stuck by the study table. Notes? Compiled and sorted. Stationery? Freshly stocked! Diet Plan? Huh? As students from across the country take on their final exams, we look at how their diets...

/ March 8, 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

Fundraising for 20 Eye Surgeries – Service Learning at Ekya ITPL

Service Learning plays an important role at Ekya, as it helps students identify themselves as part of the community, develop empathy and respect for others, and gain a deeper understanding of themselves. As part of the Service Learning programme, our...

/ March 5, 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

Importance of Reading to Your Child – Ekya Recommends

Why is reading important for infants and young children? Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child is a great way to spend time together. Reading and storytelling also help promote language, literacy and brain development. Research also proves that...

/ March 1, 2018

5 Reading Tips for Infants – Ekya Recommends

It’s never too early to read to your little one. As soon as your child is born, he or she starts learning. Just by talking to, playing with, and caring for your child every day, you help your tiny tot...

/ February 20, 2018