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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Oakridgers in action to create a better tomorrow

60 Oakridge students volunteer for de-weeding the Neknampur lake in Hyderabad and its surroundings Protecting the natural environment is one of our most important responsibilities and each one of us plays a key role to help save the earth. The change-makers of tomorrow from Oakridge, one of the top international schools in Gachibowli recently visited […]

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Mural project connects schools of India and Japan

Living in a vibrant multicultural world, we have so much to learn from it. Despite the diversity, we will always find some interconnectedness between two different countries and their cultures. Oakridge, one of the top international schools in Hyderabad partnered with JAM (Japan Art Mile) and got connected with the Minami Tsurumaki Primary School in […]

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From Anganwadi to a modern-day pre-school

There are total 14 lakh Anganwadi Centre (AWCs) sanctioned across India, out of which 13.63 lakh AWCs are operational as on 01-06-2018. Started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to combat child hunger and malnutrition. Anganwadi means “courtyard shelter” in Indian languages. The definition of Anganwadi, as lucid as it […]

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