Transforming Education: Innovative Learning Studios at Chitkara International School, Panchkula
The Learning Studios at Chitkara International School showcase various learning centers designed to provide hands-on learning experiences. Whether called learning studios or labs, they epitomise the research culture at our school, providing students with the necessary tools for exploration and discovery. Each learning lab at Chitkara is grounded in a philosophy encouraging the freedom to question. We believe that no question is unintelligent. “Could an aeroplane fly?” was once a seemingly vacuous question later proven wrong by researchers. This freedom to question is ingrained in every student and faculty member at Chitkara School.
The school equips students with the latest equipment and apparatuses in the science labs to stimulate innovation through a multi-sensory environment for experimental learning. These learning studios cover a wide range of subject areas, making every class a learning lab, while also catering to specific subjects through specialised labs.
The Composite Science Lab
The Composite Science lab is marked by a state –of –the art infrastructure that is needed for any experiment at any level. The lab, merging the elements of physics, biology and chemistry, provides the scope of group experiments as well as caters to the individual learning needs of a child. The apparatus and the environment are research friendly, child-friendly and all the safety parameters have been duly complied to ensure the comfort of the child. Enhancing the scientific temperament of children, the lab provides a platform to the child to reason, question, analyze, understand and perform at varying levels of learning and understanding science.
This lab is a place where the entire environment is full of Mathematics and Magic. This is also a place that caters to the needs of the young learners and instills an inclination for maths naturally as a part of their learning process. It also provides the scope of group as well as individual learning. The primary aim of our mathematics lab is to enable students develop their ability in mathematical problem solving. We depend on the use of different manipulatives to learn and make mathematics fun.
The animation and media lab of Chitkara International School, “#Footage Square” provides a platform to the students of the school that aids hands-on learning. The lab is well-equipped with various animation and media tools employed in recording, filming, editing etc. The audio-visual, clay modelling, game design are also pivotal to this state of the art lab. This lab helps students in myriad ways to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Megabytes & i-Class – The Technology Labs
Technology is a very essential part of our curriculum and it starts right from the Pre-primary level. Therefore to facilitate individual practice, the school has a well-equipped Technology Lab that has adequate number of computers and educational softwares that provides the child with necessary technology experience. Our every classroom is a technology lab in itself, with smart class approach- touch screens, audio-video systems, e-beams and the digital content to cater the individual learning needs of the child.
The Canvas Theatre
As kids manipulate a paintbrush, their fine motor skills improve. Most significant perhaps is when children feel great while they are creating thus helping them boost their self-confidence. This inspiriting environment is provided to the students of CIS at ‘The Canvas Theatre’ and students here love to bring their imagination to life. Here the art and craft are products of a child’s creativity and when these creative seeds are nurtured in the right manner, masterpieces are made. This beautiful art space is embossed with colourful motifs and an aura to give wings to our young minds.
The Music Room is equipped with musical instruments and recording tools, allowing students to explore and refine their musical talents. It’s a space that resonates with creativity and offers a platform for budding musicians to compose, practice, and collaborate.
The Dance Room at Chitkara International School is a vibrant space where students groove to the rhythm of various dance forms. From contemporary to classical, this room provides a platform for students to express themselves through movement and dance. It’s a place where energy, creativity, and passion for dance come to life.
Thus, the learning studios at Chitkara School are hubs of innovation and discovery, nurturing a culture of exploration and creativity among students.