3 ways in which great teachers build confidence in kids at an early age

The first five years of a child’s life determine their success in the future. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that habits, values, skills, and ethics imparted to a child at this age will have a definite impact on the child’s future. As I have always maintained: the impact of a single day […]

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Oakridgers extended kindness to the underprivileged kids on the occasion of Children’s Day

Inculcating the habit of sharing and joy of giving in the new generation, Oakridge International School celebrated November as a ‘Kindness Month‘ making huge strides towards building a kinder world. During this entire month, students get involved in random acts of kindness. This year, the kindness month celebration encouraged the little souls of Oakridge to […]

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Science workshop on gravitational waves at Infosys

Students from the secondary segment of Oakridge International School were taken to pay a visit to Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bangalore on an invitation from Infosys. The Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) organized its prize announcement ceremony for the year 2017 to recognize inspiring researchers and scholars across various fields of science and social sciences. Students were […]

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Importance of learning positive parenting in the 21st century

Parenting then and parenting now in the 21st century has changed completely, most especially as parents taking up jobs and going into business. They are often burdened with commitments to work, family, household and social life activities, thus parenting has become much more challenging. One of such instances is that being parents, sometimes we fall […]

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A Guest Lecture by Artist Mr. Shaun Heffernan from U.K. on Fine Arts

Teaching arts in education is so important for students. Artistic pursuit from a tender age instills creativity and mould the minds of children to develop a positive nature and appreciate natural beauty. Instilling a love for artistic activities in our students, we at Oakridge creates an environment where creativity is generated. With an aim to provide […]

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Educational trip to Pune – Enriching the learning experience of Oakridgers

With many attractions in Pune, the place is not just a renowned industrial and educational hub but also an ideal place for the educational trip and amidst an array of places from which a lot can be learned. This place has many names such as Queen of the Deccan, Oxford of the East, and cultural capital of […]

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4 things a great teacher does to develop social skills at early age

Early childhood is a unique period when the development of a child’s personality and character is happening at a rapid pace. An empathetic and loving teacher along with a progressive school is critical for nurturing happy and socially adept children. Social skills, problem behavior, and academic learning are interrelated and a child’s social skills are […]

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Creating a culture of compassion and kindness for students

We all know that children learn what they see. To raise our children as caring kids, it is important to teach them compassion and kindness. There are many people today live with no shelter, no food, no sanitation, no money and lack of education. A little act of our kindness can change their lives. Keeping […]

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5 ways in which great teachers don’t teach you, they change you

It is said that every child is a reflection of his teacher. So at the very heart of learning lies a connection between students and teachers. Here’s how great teachers inspire and challenge their students to think big and go further. Through Ownership & Passion Teachers with a high degree of ownership and passion for […]

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The value and importance of sports for child development

Early age is the most critical time for health and important years of development. It is the time when a child should get involved in sports activity even for a small time all through the day. Sports play a great role in education and help in keeping students healthy, wealthy and active. Be it the […]

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3 ways in which great teachers inspire global awareness in children

“Global Awareness” or “International Mindedness” are key concepts that teachers are required to address as links to their Unit plans. They are often interchangeable. These are the essential focus topics of teaching and learning that help to establish cross-cultural and global connections in pedagogy. Students are challenged to reflect upon issues that have an impact […]

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How a great teacher develops the nature of inquiry in kids?

Children are such curious creatures. When they want to know about something new, they want to explore it and while exploring they learn. But, what makes children want to learn? According to research, it’s the joy of exploration — a hidden force that drives learning, critical thinking, and reasoning. This ability is curiosity. A great […]

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Oakridge International School celebrated Sports Day at Gachibowli Stadium

Oakridge International School organized the much awaited Sports Day for the students of Grade 4-12 at the Gachibowli Stadium on 13 October 2017. A wonderful display of skills was exhibited by the students at the athletics competition which included fully motivated programmes like aerobic dance, yoga, and taekwondo display. The event was graced by one […]

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Top 5 educational benefits of school trips for students

Enriching educational school trips contribute to the overall development of students. The benefits of exploring different places at an early age are manifold. In this context, school trips are recognized as an integral part of learning, a shared social experience that renders the opportunity for students to inquire and explore the real-world information. Students fall […]

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Oakridgers brought world’s largest conversation series TILE TALKS to India

A student-led initiative, TILE Oakridge- Talks on Innovation, Leadership and Entrepreneurship took place on Saturday, 9th September 2017 at Oakridge International School, Newton Campus. TILE is a platform where leaders and Entrepreneurs come and share their inspirational stories with the audience and the interaction happens between the speakers and the audience. The young learners get […]

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TEDx 2016 – Curiouser and Curiouser (Videos)

TEDx Oakridge International School 2016 Video

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TEDx 2016 – Curiouser and Curiouser

Speaker #1 – Ankit Kapoor Bonjour! My name is Ankit Kapoor and I study in P.Obul Reddy Public School. I am an aspiring lawyer and an economics enthusiast. One of my life ambitions was to give a TED talk and with TEDxOIS, that is surely off the list. Ever since I got my first taste […]

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Happiness revisted – Cast Out but not Cast Away

CAST OUT BUT NOT CAST AWAY. Few people gleefully anticipate the task of caring for an aging parent. Little do they know that they are sooner or later reaching that stage in their own lives. Thank God for homes that care for such abandoned elders. Oakridgers having visited them a couple of times our hearts churned […]

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Short Story Writing Contest

Kids love to write and explore their imagination. To encourage the same, Oakridge presents a short story contest to give the young budding authors a chance. Winners of a previous years’ contest had their stories published in the Accorn book. The book was released by Times Of India Editor, Mr Kingshuk Nag.

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OAKiq 2016-17 – Hunt for the next whiz kid

Oakridge International School, Einstein Campus stands out again with OAKiq. OAKiq, the multi-city quiz competition started by Oakridge International School, Einstein Campus, in association with Nexus and The Hindu Young World, is the ultimate quizzing platform for school students of India. The quiz has received an overwhelming response with more than 550 teams from over […]

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Habitat for Humanity – @ Karjat

The day had begun with a rush to get to the airplane on time; from long check-in lines and security lines early in the morning in our half-dazed, still sleepy state of mind. We had a pretty smooth flight journey, and we reached the airport. We were welcomed into Mumbai under the sweltering, scorching heat […]

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Ocean Conservation Conference – 2016

Oakridge International School, Visakhapatnam hosted a 3 -day student conference on Ocean Conservation from Nov 10th to 12th 2016, in their Tagarapuvalasa campus, in association with the Dolphin Nature Conservation Society, Visakhapatnam. Students of Grades 6th to 11th attended this conference and listened to thought-provoking speeches by Dr.G.T.Vijay Kumar – Geologist, Dr.Rama Murthy – Founder […]

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Oakridgers in Shimla and Manali

This academic year the excursion to Simla and Manali for the senior students was schedule in the month of October. We reached Delhi on the first day and embarked on an exhausting 12 hour drive to Simla. The next day we departed to our hotel in Simla and were mesmerized by the scenic beauty of […]

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Jim Corbett: Wildlife Camp

Students of Grade 4 to Grade 7 visited the Jim Corbett National Park as part of their autumn school excursion. This was an exciting trip for everyone and it was followed by an adventure camp at Nainital.

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