Maths Games - Fraction

Played the game of Rummy with Fraction.

Initial reactions were "let's play the same game as we played last time". Last week we played the Rummy with addition. But we when discovered that 1/2 is same 2/4 or 4/8, the game of RUmmy became interesting. We played and played. 

Games to play using playing cards -

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Under a tree

Lie down under a tree - Observe 50 new things. Look for lines, patterns, life, designs, feelings, thoughts and beyond....and write what you feel like about the tree. A poem, a letter, a note or a story. 

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Jatre - Bus Donation

Art of asking in Jatre on Bus donation. 
We have a bus for our library, we need money for the bus. So what do we ask for? We explored the power of persuasion.
Add Pathos (emotions).
Add Logos (logic)
Add Ethos (credibility)

AKD - Estimation

AKD special - Estimation.
We use Estimation on daily basis - how much to cook? How much to buy? How to plan our day? How much profit? Why my idea will sell? Where to invest? - we estimate based on our experience or data available or analysis. 
Estimation is a skill we introduced in Jatre for AKD.

So it began with "how much to stock"?
If I am eating six biscuits in a day, how many packets of biscuits do I need to keep in stock?
How do you estimate? - By looking at it? By doing some calculations? Guess how many in one packet?

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Meaningful Conversation

Meaningful conversation in Our Jaatre - The purpose to experience 
Conversation which adds value to me, to others
Conversation which helps in knowing my friends more and deeper
Conversation which connects me with others


"Camping" was the word where it all began. Two of them started dreaming and just talking about it. With every conversation, their dream became bigger. 
Finally, they started planning - invited more people to join, wrote notices with details.
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Falling Sick

Bad news - Few kids falling sick very frequently 
Good news - Opportunity to understand food and health.
The journey began with questioning "do we know how does food gives energy?". 
Hmmm...only the discovery about food digestion, nutrition absorption by blood cells led to the understanding role of food in our growth. So when we consume food which doesn't have any nutrition value, then there is not much for the blood cells to absorb!

Counselling Circle - Peer Support

Bad News - One child received several concerns  - Abusive language, Teasing, Pranks, Shouting at parents, Taking other's stuff without taking permission, Misuse of laptop/internet, Touching others inappropriately

Good News - We get the opportunity to explore peer support!


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Jatre - Radiation

Bad News - Dome hall heating up.
Good news - We understood about radiation
The need to understand about ‘Radiation’ came from the need to make our Dome cooler. 
Yes its all about me and my experiences. A Jatre on radiation - where all the answers came from kids, most of them and not read physics or heat science. But most have experienced it in many different forms.
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What is Profession

Community Jatre, to connect to explore “profession”.   To help community connecting to understand the process and role of parents/ facilitator to go deeper into the concept of a profession. To facilitate the process of “what profession you are in NOW” the community came together. 

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