A Math workshop was conducted by Mr Sushant Kalra for the students of class V on 11 November 2019

The class V students of TIS received a great opportunity to attend an intriguing math workshop conducted by Mr. Sushant Kalra, director of Parwarish Institute of Parenting on Monday, 11 November 2019. The highlight of the said workshop was the interplay between the interesting puzzles, riddles and hands on activities with everyday life. He also focussed on existence of patterns all around us and how they form an integral part of mathematics. Mr. Kalra showed the connection of math with music and dance as well, and brought to light the amazing Fibonacc i numbers and their existence in every form of nature. Moreover, the students keenly explored the use of parts of the body and other surrounding materials for measuring objects accurately. The students thoroughly enjoyed all the activities and this exciting session!

Performance by Panchattva Band on 01 November 2019
Our school was delighted to welcome an unusual fusion band  -'PANCHATTVA' to the school and perform. Students from the classes X-XI were given the opportunity to witness the interesting blend of genres and skills.
Initially, the band members had introduced themselves and also mentioned this role in the band. The band includes a drummer, bassist, mridangam artist, keyboardist and a sitarist. The band had conducted a small workshop where they talked about the formation of the band earlier this year. They also talked about the instruments that they play. Later they also performed and concluded by their self composition-'CONFLUENCE'.
The band however does not have vocals. The fusion of Indian classical instruments with western tones was worth listening.
 
Photography workshops are being organised by a professional trainer, Mr. Virendra Singh to enhance the photography skills in the students of Photography club
Asees Singh of class XII-D got a chance to interact with former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt, as a part of a conference organised by tGELF, hosted at the Taj on 25th October 2019
This meeting was aimed at introducing Mr. Schmidt and his team to the young minds who have worked towards solving the problems of the society with the use of STEM. 
Asees was one of the younger participants of the meeting, and got a chance to talk about the school’s project: Project Maverik, an aid for the visually impaired, in front of many eminent youth leaders and scientists who have been associated with tGELF, along with Mr. Schmidt and his team. The project was appreciated by all the participants of the meeting for the thought behind it and the approach it took. 
Along with talking about the project, he got the chance to be a part of many thought-provoking discussions and activities about leadership and the identification of leaders.
 
Workshop on Artificial Intelligence under SEWA programme for the students of class XI conducted by CBSE-IBM on 29 September 2019
Astronomy and Space Science Workshops for classes I-V

Session on 'The magic of Light' was held on 31 August 2019

Session on "Rocket, a space vehicle" was held on 20 July 2019

Students interacted with author Deepak Dalal on 27 August 2019 at Birla Vidya Niketan

A team of 15 avid readers from grades 3 to 5 participated in an enriching storytelling session by author Deepak Dalal on 27 August 2019 at Birla Vidya Niketan. Deepak Dalal left a career in Chemical Engineering to follow his passion for wildlife and nature which inspired him to write stories for children.

The session provided the young readers an opportunity to get an insight into his journey as a writer. The author’s presentation included wildlife videos, personal anecdotes and excerpts from his books in the Feather Tales series - ‘Talon the Falcon’, ‘A flamingo in my garden’, and ‘The Paradise Flycatcher’. After the presentation, the students not only got a chance to interact with the amiable author, but were also able to take his autographs on the books bought from the display at the venue.

 
An interactive session on "Mission Chandrayan" conducted by National Geographic for the students of classes VIII-IX on 23 August 2019
Nat Geo has always been committed to immersive and incredible story telling  about  space and science. Dr Talwar along with his team helped the students to understand rocket science concepts with the help of documentaries and model making. All the students were given an opportunity to make their own space shuttle using the kit provided by Nat Geo. It was a wonderful experience and all the students along with the teachers were exposed to the world of space and science.
 
Session on career in law was held on 13 August 2019 for the students of classes XI-XII
Workshop on "Cyber Safety" was conducted by Dr. Dhawal Gupta Scientist - D Cyber Laws & E-Security Division, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India for the students of classes XI-XII on 29 July 2019
A Session on the occasion of  'World Hepatitis Day' was conducted by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Chairman at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, for the students of classes VIII-X on 28 July 2019

Dr. Ajay Kumar is a Chairman and HOD - Institute for Digestive and Liver Diseases at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi. He completed MBBS from Punjab University, Chandigarh in 1980, MD - Medicine from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh in 1984 and DM - Gastroenterology from the University of Delhi in 1987. Dr. Ajay has been awarded BC Roy Award from the President of India. He is an experienced clinician with a special interest in Pancreatico Biliary Disease, Luminal Gastroenterology and advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy. Dr. Ajay Kumar has more than forty publications in the national and international journals and more than 20 papers presented at Conference. He has contributed 17 Book Chapters. Before joining Fortis Hospital, Dr. Ajay Kumar has served in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, G B Pant Hospital and other prestigious institutes.

He was here at our school for students of classes 8th to 10th to conduct a session on 'World Hepatitis Day' which was on 28th July. The main aim of conducting this session was to spread awareness about Hepatitis. He broadly discussed about how one needs to get vaccinated for Hepatitis and its importance. He shared deep insight into how to take precautions so that the virus, if someone else may have in the family or near and dear ones, can be avoided. He also discussed how the liver and out body gets infected due to unhealthy lifestyle that leads to having diseases. It was very relevant topic for this age group and the students showed amazing interest in the topic. They also asked no. of queries at the end of the session.

Dr Ajay and his team was present during this session. He also arranged for prizes and certificates from his BLK hospitals for winners and participants of the 'poster making competition' that was conducted in our school on 'World Hepatitis Day'. Top 3 winners and 7 consolation prizes and certificates were given away by Dr. Ajay at the end of the session. He congratulated and applauded every student who participated in the competition for their creativity and effort.

A workshop for the Biology students of class XII was conducted by Dr. Shailesh Kumar from National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) on 18 July 2019

During the session, concepts of topics of biotechnology, bioinformatics and bioengineering were discussed in detail. A lot of online portals from where one can access information on DNA and genes, easily and quickly, were introduced to the children. The workshop provided an enriching educational experience for all students.

A session on 'Dare to Dream' was conducted by Dr.Bani Yadav, an Indian woman car rallyist and National Autocross Champion 2018, to motivate and inspire the students of classes IX-XI on 15th July 2019
Dr. Bani Yadav is an Indian woman car rallyist, India’s ace women rally driver, Motorsports promoter and social rights supporter, National Autocross Champion 2018. She is the only woman In India to win most of the major Cross Country Rally Titles in the woman's category held in India, TEDx speaker. She was here at our school on 15th July 2019, for a session to motivate and inspire our students of classes 9th to 11th to 'Dare to Dream' and follow their passion with all their heart and belief. She also went ahead to share her own struggles and story behind how she reached so far on her own. She got into Motorsport racing in the year 2013 and has been doing various formats of rallies including auto cross races, Cross Country extreme rallies, TSD events and IRC rallies. The list of her achievements are interminable. Even after two spinal cord surgeries in 2013, she was right back on the tracks within 6 months. Today, She is also an active participant in women empowerment events, she is an active endorser of equal rights and gender equality. She also trains acid attack survivors on 'how to drive' for employment.
 
She kept the session very interesting by playing songs to cheer the students, also shared her childhood experience of how her father didn't let her pursue her dream of being a motor rallyist with her fear of getting life in danger. Later on, at the age of 43 years, she made her first mark, all by herself. She mentioned how passion must drive self to stay focused on what one wants to achieve. Dreams become reality only by self conviction and belief.

Workshop on 'Basics of Photography' for the students of the Photography Club of classes VII-XII was conducted on 09 May 2019
Mr. Manish Kumar, a tech entrepreneur and designing industrial solutions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IOT) interacted with students of class XI on 03 May 2019
An NGO 'Nahi Means No' conducted a session on sexual assault awareness, prevention safety, gender equality and empowerment for the students of classes VII-X on 02 May 2019 and even hands on self defence techniques of Krav Maga were taught by professional trainers.
Workshop was conducted by Mr. Antarang Anand Yogi for classes IV and V on 29 April 2019

Through this informative session, the students learned about good plastic and bad plastic and also the various types of pollution caused by it .The speaker also enlightened the students with the diverse range of goods made by recycled good plastic.

Dr. Dhawal Gupta, Scientist with Cyber Laws and E-Security Division, Government of India, conducted an informative and interactive session on "Cyber Security" for the students of classes VI-VIII on 22 April 2019
The workshop "Electrifying Affairs" was organized for the students of classes X and XII on 15 April 2019

This workshop aimed at strengthening the concepts in physics with the help of demonstration of activities and experiments. It covered topics related to Electricity and Electrostatics.

Anne Frank exhibition held on 12 April 2019 in collaboration with the embassy of the Netherlands

On the occasion,  Miss Yoka Brandt, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands visited school and interacted with the students discussing  the importance of tolerance and non-discrimination. Many schools in the neighbourhood were invited to witness the exhibition. 

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School conducted a workshop for the students of class VIII on 11 April 2019 , wherein Mr. Matt Perry, an environmentalist from UK, educated the students on issues related to the environment