Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Students witness the adventures of marine life at Kangaroo Kids

Students witness the adventures of marine life at Kangaroo Kids

Mumbai, October 07, 2013: Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd. and Kangaroo Kids Toddler’s Club, one of the leading school chains in India, organized ‘Marine Days’ a event during October 4 to 6, 2013, at Kangaroo Kids, Malad. The objective of the event was to give students the touch and feel experience of exciting marine life and to sensitize them towards ocean ecosystem. The activities were inspired by the life of sea creatures and ocean biology. Children from several schools across Mumbai participated and enjoyed the event.

During the three day event, the marine habitat like scenes were created through puppet shows, dramatization, music and shadow play. Nine different rooms were reserved as information centers where students got chance to peep into marine life through mini aquarium, cold zone with sea animals like penguins, sea lion and walrus. In these rooms, underwater scenes with marine characters were depicted. In the word of one the teachers, these rooms were the knowledge mine for students.

Lina Ashar, Chairperson, Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd said, “We at Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd. always try to explore new ways and methods of teaching and inculcating something new in our children. Children’s favorite stories come alive with activities, games, live marine life and dramatization. The teaching and learning through such mediums is direct, yet subtle.”

Thousands of students from the city schools visited the event. These students were from Sunshine Preschool, JBCN, Thakur International School, Pinnacle High School, Sir J P Hight School, Billabong High Santacruz, Saylee International, Savitri Devi Agarwal School, D. G. Khetan School, Mainadevi Bajaj School & Billabong High School, Juhu. Also, 100 students from grade two to three of a BMC School – Dawood Baug witnessed the marine adventure. This school has been adopted by the NGO, Teach for India.

One of the students described the event as, ‘Around the ocean in three days!’

About Billabong High International
Billabong High International is a school with a difference. It was created under the aegis of Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd with an aim to fire the imagination of the children. The continuing goal is to extend the learner centric philosophy of Kangaroo Kids to children across all ages, starting from Grade 1 up to Grade 12. The aim is to create a purpose of learning and allow children to be thinkers, innovators and problem solvers. Billabong High International has 12 centers across India and has an international presence in Maldives. It also shares a sister relationship with Billanook College, Australia.

About Kangaroo Kids Education Ltd
KKEL was established in 1993 by Ms Lina Ashar, introducing a whole new revolutionary approach to children’s education. Since then, KKEL has brought an alternate system of education, which stands out in stark contrast to the traditional outdated learn by rote methods of teaching. KKEL has 60 schools in 17 different cities in India as well as a school in Dubai comprising of Playschools and Preschools, Billabong High International Schools and Toddler Centres.

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