Primary School (I - V)
Teaching- Learning Framework of Primary Section:
Schooling at Primary level initiates children to build upon their existing knowledge and enthusiasm for continued learning. As they progress through this stage we witness in action their exploratory spirit and quest for knowledge, motivated by the endeavour for learning and building up the foundation that they have imbibed from their acquired skills. At this level, the emphasis is on the learning and understanding of concepts through a curriculum that is designed to meet its attributes and vision which is engaging and relevant, yet challenging. The Primary curriculum reflects these changing needs of young learners and is designed to be age appropriate and progressive in nature. The various activities offered enable children to explore their multiple talents.
Highlights of Primary School Learning Approach:
Teaching-learning process is the crux among all the other school activities. The school emphasis on use of practical and innovative method of teaching, using variety of strategies derived from theories, pedagogies and practices derived of Calorx School Taxonomy.
The learning programme in the early stages makes use of recreational resources and activity driven approaches like illustration of concepts through projects, models, charts, visuals, multi-media, field trips etc to strengthen their knowledge base.
Children are initiated into reading books of all forms in a spacious and well stocked library, developing scientific temper, emphasising on experiential learning, developing reasoning ability, acquiring language skills through active speaking- listening programmes, nurturing creative talent and introducing digital skills like use of Interactive boards, Online learning, use of Information Technology and Multimedia engages students to become inquirers and independent learners in a three state of art computer labs.
It fosters a stimulating learning environment which empowers the future citizens for the emerging knowledge society. It commits itself in providing stress free learning that will develop competent, confident and enterprising citizens who will promote Calorx student attributes. Children are encouraged to develop good learning habit in order to effectively cope with the academic curriculum and the evaluation system.
To identify and nurture all the students’ talent, we at DPS have the Multiple Intelligence Approach that enables us to discuss positive strengths in all the pupils and plan appropriate learning strategies effectively.
Our teaching learning pattern focuses on all the following intelligences: