Digital Literacy and Creative Skills Workshop using Adobe Spark
New Delhi, May 25, 2020: ‘Creating digital imagery is an exciting and engaging way to develop visual ideas and digital skills’.
Apeejay School, Pitampura, conducted an online session / Webinar for students and teachers on Adobe Spark on 25th May 2020. The Resource Person was Ms ShikhaDhyani, Sr. Program Manager from Adobe. The objective of this Webinar was to upgrade digital learning and creativity skills among the students and teachers. The students were granted login ids for working on Adobe Spark and they were provided with license of ‘Adobe Spark for K12’. Around 60 students and 5 teachers attended the Workshop. Students were demonstrated on how to create a flyer, web page and a video. Students quickly grasped the concept and showcased their creativity skills by creating their own flyers, web pages and videos which were presented to everyone. Students really enjoyed the session. It is a quick and easy process to work on Adobe product Spark. There is lot more that students can do in Adobe Spark which was discussed with the students. This is an easy way to explore and learn on their own. Overall, it was a wonderful and interactive session.
Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic: School Life after Lockdown
New Delhi, May 17, 2020: Apeejay School, Panchsheel Park organised a Webinar on the topic –‘Understanding COVID-19 Pandemic: School Life after Lockdown’ by Prof. Shilpi Minocha (IIT Delhi) and Dr. Vaibhav Kapuria (Ph.D. Cancer Biology).
They gave us an opportunity to understand the current COVID-19 health crisis from a scientist's perspective. They discussed how we can protect ourselves and our children from the novel virus once the lockdown is over. They shared the scientific knowledge regarding COVID-19 in easy to understand terms for the general public. They discussed the daily-life precautions, some dos and dont’s to avoid Coronavirus infection after lockdown is over. They discussed the emerging therapeutics to treat COVID-19. They also discussed about the vaccine development. The specific questions/concerns raised by the attendees were answered at end of Webinar.
New Delhi, May 17, 2020: Apeejay School, Pitampura, hosted its first webinar for the parents of new entrants to the School and teachers of the School & sister schools. The topic for the Webinar was ‘Parenting in COVID Times’ by Dr Geetanjali Kumar.
School Principal, Ms Veena Goel, welcomed all the dignitaries, parents and the teachers to the forum. She talked about the ethos of the School.
Dr V.S.Garg, Senior Education Advisor, gave an insight into the Apeejay Education Society and the Apeejay Stya University. He also talked about the various changes that were taking place due to the COVID pandemic and how virtual classes were being conducted from the pre-primary to the university level.
Dr Geetanjali Kumar, Counseling Psychologist, gave an insight into how our lives have been changed due to this pandemic and how to cope up with life positively in the lockdown period. She gave a series of suggestions to make a good use of this lockdown period and learn different life skills which we cannot do during the normal course of life.
Mrs Sonali Chopra, Pre-Primary In-charge took up the question and answer session. The parents found satisfying answers to their queries.
Vice-Principal, Dr Sujeet Eric Masih, proposed the Vote of Thanks.
It was an enriching session taken up by Dr Geetanjali Kumar and she gave a positive outlook to life in these troubled times.