Parth Mayadevo and Om Kulkarni of Std. 6, Walnut School Shivane emerge as winners in the Inter-school Compuskills Competition 2017-18. They developed a game based on Traffic Discipline using Scratch as a tool. Read on to know more about their efforts toward this competition.
Arpita Karkarey shared her thoughts with a large group of school founders, administrators and principals at a conference at the Sheraton in Pune about getting our children ready for the digital age. When we don’t really know and can’t predict what lies ahead, how can we prepare our children for that tomorrow?
Arpita Karkare Madam had gone to visit the peaceful and green Fursungi Campus of Walnut School. As there are hardly any buildings in the immediate vicinity, it’s very breezy, even during the peak summer months. On this monsoon day, it was absolutely beautiful! The kids had just finished their snacks early and had some time before they had to go back to their class. Even though she had meetings lined up in the school ,looking at those kids, she just couldn’t move ahead. She absolutely HAD to chat with them a bit.
In Std. 5 the government conducts the middle school scholarship examination and Walnut School left no stone unturned in preparing our students for this exam.
Research is a systematic way of gathering information, analyzing it and then drawing a conclusion. It’s not just for scientists in the laboratory. It’s for anyone who wishes to explore the unknown. We have created sheets with great efforts and care, titled Explore On! especially to help our students get an extra edge over others.
In a slightly long post – this post talks about developing the scientific attitude in children. It has been written by Arpita Karkarey madam, as a pre-cursor for the science kits for performing science experiments at home for Std. 6 students.
Arpita Karkarey writes how she addresses all the problems plaguing our schooling system, with careful planning and attention to detail. The most common morning sightings these days are children with heavy school bags at their bus stops. There are hassled mothers who have stayed up all night to help them finish a project standing next […]
What makes a Walnut School special? Learning systems and intricate planning. To a fanatic level. And who drives all of this? Arpita Karkarey, the director of the school. Here is one of her write-ups on what education should be: My father, Dr. Sudheer Phatak was the founder chairman of Millennium National School. Above all things, […]