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Orchids The International School Introduces MIT-based Computer Curriculum for Students

Press Trust of India  |  MUMBAI 

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Orchids The has designed an efficient Computer course, which is a product of careful thought and abundant testing. Based on the (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) concept, the complete Computer Curriculum is refined and implemented successfully at all the branches. Students will be taught app development, coding and different to primary, secondary, and senior secondary levels with the hope of inspiring the next-generation of innovators and tech professionals in the country. (Photo: )


At Orchids campus, students are introduced to the Computer program called 'Scratch'- a visual programming language that can be used to program a game. The comprehensive Computer programs offered at Orchids The is designed specially by correlating it to day-to-day life for a proper understanding of its professional and personal use. This facilitates pupils to see various technical terms of computers in the most effective way possible. Also, the students will develop specific discipline knowledge and skills required for graduate level and other future prospects.

With the help of survey conducted at the pilot level, it was illustrated that most schools have assigned only a single period of computer science teaching only the basics. Orchids The has successfully taken up the idea of having 3-4 periods depending on the grade and covers programming languages as well, along with the fundamentals. In addition, students are taught to create their own web pages and write their own blogs. These computational subjects are relevant to the necessity of pursuing careers in Some of the key highlights of the course are: To simulate hands-on training with real-life scenarios

Increasing computational thinking and problem-solving ability by basic class activities and puzzles

Regular assessment after every module instead of one-time examination

Inculcate the creativity of writing

The certificate will be issued after completion of course

Asma Umar, The Principal, Orchids The International School, says, "Our prime focus is to keep our kids abreast with the latest software. It will assist them to be innovative leaders in the area of Computer Science and help our faculty to be recognized for quality teaching." Dr. Madhuri Sagale, The Principal at Orchids The International School, says, "These Computer Courses have been a really positive one. They offer a unique blend of hands-on and fun for the students and their bright and young instructors are able to connect with our students in ways that few others can." Farhat Ehsas, Parent, Pune, "Introduction to Computer software has increased the kids' interest in learning computers and giving kids the vital life skills required to become leaders in the technologies of tomorrow." Meenu Devi, Teacher, Bengaluru, "At Orchids Campus, we are delivering a unique blend of technical, creative and expressive learning experiences which inspire and delight students. This course provides students with a boost of confidence in their own abilities and a launching pad for further exploration of the endless potentialities of technology and creativity." Amit Kedia, a student at Orchids The International School, Pune, shared his experience, "This course taught me to be innovative and I was directed by some excellent instructors. It was very useful and is certainly starting to assist me with my school projects." About Orchids The International School

The 'Orchids The International School' is facilitated with advanced infrastructure, which includes a well-equipped to serve each student to explore new ideas and learn through hands-on experiences. Owing to the pursuit of excellence in teaching and research, the aims to be recognized as a technological advance school. They have full-time and adjunct faculties to respond to the academic needs of the students right away. The Computer Course designed by 'Orchids The International School', is one of the acknowledged course by the students itself as they are enjoying it very comfortably and looking forward to the same. Quick Facts

Founded in 2002

Working on 5 pillars - Academics Excellence, Safe Campus, Personal Attentions, Holistic Development, Best-in-class Infrastructure

19 International Schools

Presence across 4 Cities - Mumbai, Pune, and

2,000+ Teachers

17,000+ Students

Media Contact: Prudhvi Raj prudhvi.raaj@orchids.edu.in

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 10:30 IST
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