The role of background knowledge in education

Background knowledge, in other words, is a glue that sticks information and learning together. Believe it or not, when you have prior knowledge about a topic, you understand it better when you start reading about it. It plays an important role in a student’s life, reading comprehension especially in the school. If students don’t have […]

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Strategies for emotional well-being

“Loka smastha sukhino bhavantu” is a Sanskrit chant often recited in Indian schools. Put simply, it means, may the entire world be happy and peaceful. It germinates from the belief that all of us, the entire world is a huge family and every event is interconnected creating a ripple effect of good or bad across […]

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Educating and inspiring young minds with art

Meet Arnav Vinod, a grade 10 student from Oakridge, also one of the top International Schools in Bengaluru, who colored the lives of 6-year-olds, by painting mural art on the walls of a classroom in a government school, located in Austin Town, Bengaluru. “As a part of my MYP Personal Project in my school,  I wanted my […]

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Making Bengaluru Water-Wise

Students and staff from Oakridge do their bit for water scarcity at Laxmipura village Globally, water scarcity has become a major issue that needs continuous attention. India is facing the worst water crisis in its history, and 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020, a new report from the NITI Aayog said, […]

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