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Where Passion Meets Education - Rishona Chopra

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  Ever wondered about a place where passion meets education. A place where learning is fun and fun is learning? Well, you might have found that special place! That special place is a school - My Good School.  Here you can exercise and work on your abilities independently! You learn what you need to master your goal! No, not history, physics and math but values. You learn values! Not only that, but every Sunday at 11 am, we meet up and read one unique book with a meaning that could change our lives and way of thinking! You can write blogs podcasts and post them like I am. You could be an intern, be a designer, make designs and be in our marketing team too! It’s not just for children but for teachers too! We have a few partner programs too, like - Slooh (space program), Sportify (sports program), Well-Being Program and several others! It is, of course, not necessary to do it all! Just do what you like, when you want! It is indeed a place where passion meets education. Rishona Chopra

My Good School Season 2 Is here!

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Friendship at My Good School, Anvesha and Simar share with you a heartwarming chat on Friendship and what it is like to have someone to chat with? My Good School celebrates Friendship and has developed a podcast made and produced by our Interns! Anvesha RanaSimar Kaur, Rishona & Anoushka - Gyanshree School Saisha - Doon Girls' School Anusha Jain - Ahlcon Public School Arav Agrawal - Billabong High International School Piyush & Sushmita - Guest Teachers

Gratitude - Kavya Chugh

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                                             No duty is more urgent than giving thanks.     - James Allen Kavya Chugh Grade VII The Doon Girls School

Goals - Arnav Chawla

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Complete your goal with full faith and never give up! Arnav Chawla Grade V Gyanshree School

Goals- Aanya Kumar

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All successful people had goals in the past for achieving their dreams. We should have goals for leading a productive and meaningful life. If we write goals along with the plan to achieve the same, we are sure to attain success. Let us take the example of El-Erian. He had the aim of spending more time with his 10-year-old daughter. He served as the CEO of a prominent investment funds organization. Once El-Erian himself quoted that he had great excuses for not spending quality time with his daughter. Still, he realized that his daughter should be his first priority. Following this, their father-daughter relationship became better than it could ever have been. Thus, having goals are vital for growing economically, mentally and physically. Aanya Kumar Gyanshree School Grade 5

Goals - Rishona Chopra

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  Set your goals high, and don't stop until you get there. Goals are our ambitions. Like in football, there is a goal. Our life's goal is quite the same!  In football, we have to hit the ball at the goal, but the goalkeepers and the opponent's team don't let you do that. You have to face them and hit the same goal in your life; we have challenges facing and reaching our goal. Goals are not just a tiny thing; they are your life. We all have a life, and we have the opportunity to do whatever we want with it, so why not do the something we wish, our passion. And that is a goal! My goal is to become a neurosurgeon, and I have started practising for it! I have read 3 thick books on our body and have done a course on Udemy on the Brain and other body parts. It was a minor higher level, but I understood most of it. I also want to be an author and have written several short blogs and stories. I wrote a small book of 20 pages and will start writing another one! So whatever your

Goals - Anvesha Rana

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                                                             "If the plan doesn't work, change the plan, not the goal." When we are young, we tend to be passionate about everything, but our elders constantly ask us what we want to be as we grow. The honest answer is that most of us don't know because deciding one profession out of so many choices can be exhausting. As we grow, our options also keep on changing. For instance, when I was young, I wanted to be a dancer, but later I decided that being a teacher was better, and after a few years, it struck me that being an architect is even more fun. I am not particular about what I want to be, but I will ensure that whatever I become is my own liking and choice.  Goals needn't always be about a career at a personal level; they may even aim for a social or national cause. Paul Kagame, Lee Kuan Yew and John F. Kennedy are three different people who had the same patriotism for their nations and the same urge to work hard

Friendship - Khushi Badgeri

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Friendship is a state of trust where two friends spend time talking and knowing each other. Friendship is an important relationship in everyone's life. It means understanding, forgiveness, growing together, sharing, and keeping secrets. Mainly it also needs to have lots of patience. For me, my true friendship is with my books and nature. I love to see the beauty of nature and write its beauty in my book. I love to plant seeds and see their different stages of growth. I can talk to them while watering or being around them. Plants can listen to you and feel your touch. You have to preserve nature. It's our responsibility in friendship. The more you plant trees and take care of nature there will be greenery everywhere which will help our ecosystem. Name: Khushi Badgeri Grade: 2A Billabong High International School, Thane

Gratitude - Arav Agarwal

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Gratitude for me is to be thankful for everything thing I have. This is my gratitude wall hanging. Whenever I feel sad, I look at it and realize that I have so many things to be grateful for, and I feel happy and blessed. Name: Arav Agarwal Grade: 5C Billabong High International School, Thane

Goals - Sunita Mehta

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My Good School presents Joy Of Reading. The community reading program helps inspire you by reading and reflecting, sharing examples of where children and adults in real life are using values and is very useful to stimulate discussion and philosophical debate. Goals Chapter 16, narrated by Sunita Mehta, Headmistress Gyanshree School Noida, India The Joy Of Reading Program is only one part of our Life Skills Program - Reading, Speaking and Writing. On Sunday mornings at 11.00 AM, you can join us for live reading sessions. Best you attend with a copy of the book and experience the Joy of Reading.  #ReadToLead Post the session; the readers may want to reflect and share real-life experiences. Our blog www.JoyOfLearningDiaries.com helps them express themselves in writing, audio, video, graphic, poetry, or how they experience the joy of learning. Dr Anupam Sibal Through his experience as a father, paediatrician and Group Medical Director of Apollo Hospitals Group, Dr Anupam Sibal outlines his

The Annual Day At School - Rishona Chopra

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Every school has an annual day, the most memorable, exciting day. The Annual Day showcases the effort by the students (Shreeyans in Gyanshree School).  We have numerous events on an annual day. Last time in 3rd grade, I was selected in theatre and the lead role! I was super nervous, but at the same time very happy. Due to lockdown, we could not celebrate Annual Day physically but did it online, but honestly, it wasn't that fun. When we dressed up for a dress rehearsal, all the girls were in the washroom showing each other's dresses and helping tie their hair. When teachers used their lipstick and put it on students, so much fun, although I am allergic to lipstick! Now an Annual online day is not that fun! The excitement isn't that much, and the fun is definitely less. An important part was mentioned in the book called 'self-esteem'. Even our Principal ma'am shared it in her assembly!  Self-esteem is self-respect. How we feel for ourselves. When we ask our parent

Gratitude - Yashraj Sharma

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My views on Gratitude. Yashraj Sharma Grade VII" Gyanshree School

My Good School Season 2 - Opening Episode

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Friendship at My Good School , Anvesha and Simar share with you a heartwarming chat on Friendship and what it is like to have someone to simply chat with! Releasing on the 2nd day of March 2022. Our   Joy Of Learning (JOL) Program is based on The Little Book of Values: Educating Children to Become Thinking, Responsible and Caring Citizens by Julie Duckworth and Ian Gilbert, explores twenty-two values that can be taught through schools.

Autobiography of a football - Rishona Chopra

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 Hi! I am a football.. hey, not so quick, don't kick me! So I am a ball, you know, round in shape. I have orange and black patches on my skin. I have a very, very sad life. Let me tell you about it. People keep kicking me, again and again, and they (sobs) find it fun! Can you believe that, so cruel? I have never done anything wrong in my life. But I still get the punishments. I am truly innocent! I am not bad at all! It all started when I was born. They started kicking me the very day I was born. No one has ever loved me.  I have got so many kicks that I am used to them, so I decided that life is a life. We had to go with it, so I happily enjoyed kicking and cheering the football teams. Well, that is it; I hope you give me a break and stop kicking me! It would be a huge favour! Rishona Chopra Grade V Gyanshree School

Gratitude - Aanya Kumar

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Gratitude is a life-changing act of kindness. We should be thankful for all we have. There are some less-fortunate people who don’t even have blankets to wear in the cold weather in winters. It is believed that if we thank for something even before having it, God will be kind enough to grant us the same. One incident stated by Doctor Sibal is of a girl who was the part of a project he organized . The girl got to know that the winner would get a Blackberry Phone. She stated the same to Dr. Sibal. The doctor had finished reading the famous book ‘THE MAGIC’ by Rhonda Byrne. He told her if she thanked for it before-hand she surely will win it. Before the lucky-draw the girl told the doctor that she had thanked God many times for the phone and hoped to win it. She finally was declared as the winner.  So, let us take the oath to thank God for all we have got because  gratitude is a vital virtue for a successful life. Aanya Kumar Gyanshree School Grade 5

Owls In The Family

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The brother school of The Doon Girls' School, Dehradun! Discover books and stories by Ruskin Bond. Listen to Ishwar and Tenzin. Thank you, Ms Sumali Devgan, for showcasing the beautiful art of storytelling! #JoyOfLearning  

Friendship February coming to an end!

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Coming Next My Good School Season 2 podcast on Friendship is releasing on the 2nd day of March 2022. Question for you! Put on your thinking caps and write one word in the comments that will bring a smile to your friend's face? Do listen to our podcast! #mygoodschool   #podcast   #creativethinking   #creativity   #communication   #Citizenship   #School   #app   #OpenSchool   #service   #skill   #study   #sport   #collaboration   #getvurbl   #friendship @my_Good_School

Friendship - Linisha Agarwal

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Linisha Agarwal  Grade 7 The Doon Girls School

Friendship - Sayogita Kunwar

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Friendship is the fragrance of a flower,  Friendship is purity of heart, Friendship is the flow of air. Friendship is a beautiful part of our life. It is the second name of happiness. Whenever we feel down or exhausted, there will be a person who will be patting our head with vibes of relaxation. It is difficult to describe this as a bond because it's is widely spread era of joyfulness. Having a special friend in life is like having heaven on the land. A friend is like a shield that protects us from this cruel world. If you are blessed with such a friend, you are the luckiest person in the world.  Never ever let go of your friend's hand; you are incomplete without them in your life. Name: Sayogita Kunwar Grade: XA The Fabindia School

Friendship - Vinisha Choudhary

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Friendship is one of the most precious gifts of life. It is a relationship between people. It is the purest and divine relationship among all other relations. Friends support you in life, not only in the happy times but also in your hard times.  True friendship is what gives us reason to stay firmer and happy in life. Many people don't have a family, but they have family friends to them. In a good friendship honesty and loyalty plays a very important role. Having a best friend in life is a blessing that doubles your joy and divides your pain. Friends never leave up in bad times.  We learn how to understand people and trust others. A real friend will always motivate you and cheer for you. When we make friends on the first day of school, we become delighted, but when we all get far from our friends, we miss them a lot. Whether they made fun of us and whether they helped us in our bad times. TRUE FRIENDS ARE NEVER APART, MAYBE IN DISTANCE BUT NEVER IN HEART  Vinisha Choudhary Class: 1

Friendship - Akshar Rajpurohit

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Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people. Friendship is a more vital form of interpersonal bond than an association. Friendship has been studied in academic fields such as communication, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and philosophy. Various educational theories of friendship have been proposed, including social exchange theory, equality theory, relational dialectics, and attachment styles. Such characteristics include affection; kindness, love, virtue, sympathy, empathy, honesty, altruism, loyalty, mutual understanding and compassion, enjoyment of each other company, trust, and the ability to be oneself, express one's feelings to others and make mistakes without fear of judgement from the friend. Name: Akshar Rajpurohit Grade: XI Commerce The Fabindia School

Autobiography of a piano - Rishona Chopra

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Hey there! I am Ms. piano. You must have heard my name... I am pretty popular. What a second you don't know me! Oh my goodness, I must tell you about myself. So I am a grand piano, 5 - feet long ( quite tall). I am a mother of wait how many children, yes 36 teenagers and 25 babies. Lots of work! You might ask where my children are well for you, humans what you call 'keys of the piano' those are actually my children. The small ones (black colour) are the babies, and the long ones are the teenagers. I don't really remember the names, but I'll tell you a few of them. Let's see, Pinky, Kitty, Keyer, Kate, Peter and other names. Enough about my children, now about me! As you know, I am beautiful and elegant. Sometimes I feel I have lost all my respect (even my children forget about me sometimes), but when I read the book 'The Piano Shop On The Left Bank', I just knew that someone loved me, truly loved me, even more than my children. Did you know that when my

Gratitude - Anvesha Rana

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"Gratitude and Attitude are not challenges; they are our choices." Most people find it very hard to thank you, yet others can be grateful for everything. We all live a life of peace and comfort, many of us consider food, clothes and toys as fixtures, but they might be a luxury for some others. Whenever we face challenges in life, we tend to complain to God and ask, "Why me ?" but we all should remember that challenges make life enjoyable and overcoming them is what makes them meaningful. Embrace the challenges you face; they are a part of the journey called life.  The power of gratitude should be understood and implemented by all of us. When we want to have something rather than wish for it, we should thank God for it, and maybe we can even get it. Life is made up of success and failures, ups and downs. When we succeed, we often forget to thank God, but when we are ill or in a challenging phase, we always remember to blame God for all the troubles. When we did not t

Gratitude - Rishona Chopra

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I am happy because I am grateful. I chose to be thankful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. - Will Arnett Gratitude is to be thankful. We have so many things in our lives to be grateful for. In fact, everything we have we should be happy with! Here is a poem on gratitude. We have a home to live in,  We have goals that thrive,  We have clothes to wear, And we have the education to share! The challenges that we face,  Are just the base, For us to become a divine souls, And reach our primary goal! This poem tells that there are several things to thank for! Every happy and sad moment is a blessing, the sad, challenging moments make you more resilient and mature, and the happy ones are for you to enjoy! I am so glad because of my connection with God. He probably thought I was a bit stubborn but could quickly learn, so he gave me a happy life with a few little challenges!  Rishona Chopra Grade V Gyanshree School

Be the change - Yashraj Sharma

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People always want change. They say, “I wish I could change this”, or “I wish I could change that, etc. To be honest, even I do think that sometimes. Many great personalities took the first step toward a significant change. Let me tell you about one of my experiences- A few years ago, I used to play online games and eventually became quite addicted to them. My society friends started calling me to play with them. Those games distracted me from my studies to quite an extent. When I got some idle time, I used to start playing games.  But after some time, I started noticing that my younger sister also started playing some other games and got addicted to them. I told her to stop playing or at least reduce the time she used to play. She told me that even if I play for hours, why should she stop playing. I felt terrible for her and myself. So, I decided to reduce my gaming time and only play on weekends. I started doing that, and my sister followed too! That day I imbibed two life lessons “Y

My life is beautiful - Gratitude!

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Gratitude  My life is beautiful because of my connection with God. He probably thought I was a bit stubborn but could quickly learn, so he gave me a happy life with few challenges!  Rishona Chopra Grade V Gyanshree School I have much to thank my parents and God for doing so much for me and guiding me in the right direction. Because of that, I am living this beautiful life happily. Arav Agrawal Grade V Billabong High International School My life is beautiful because of the little things. It may be a simple dinner with my family or seeing the flowers in my garden grow that might lift up my spirits. Each new day brings the opportunity to do something different and unique. We all are so trapped in this vicious cycle of work and pressure that we often miss out on those little things that matter the most. It doesn't count whether you can go to your child's graduation ceremony or not, but what makes a difference is if you can guide your child when he is lost in the sea. Little needn&#

My Good School as the Interns see it!

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Thank you, Rishona, Ananya and the enterprising Interns at the My Good School National Office; as you do not follow on Facebook, here it is!

Friendship - Rananjay Rajput

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Friendship is Fun and Glory! In friendship, there is no thank you, no sorry,  There is only fun and glory.  I called my friend,  And told him to come down,  But he gave me a frown.  Said he was making a video on the new trend!  I messaged another buddy,  Who I thought was always ready.  I told him to come and play,  He replied that his face had turned grey!  I then ringed my best friend,  Who used to always study.  But surprisingly he said, “ok I'm ready buddy!”  He asked me, “what are you going to play?”  I said “football”,  And he said, “sorry it's not my day”.  I was very angry with all my friends.  The inquisitive, the sick and the one who always tries trends,  But tomorrow again, I realized that,  In friendship, there is no thank you, no sorry,  There is only fun and glory!  Dedicated to all my friends!!  Name: Rananjay Rajput Grade: 5A Billabong High International School, Thane

Friendship - Bhakti Gupta

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"Though miles may lie between us, we are never far apart, for friendship doesn't count miles; it's measured by the heart." – Pratham Bhansali.  I came to Gyanshree School at four in the nursery for the first time. I made a friend whose name is Khwahish. I made more friends, but Khwahish and I shared a special bond. And even now, we do things simultaneously, think the same thoughts, and read each other's minds! But the most important thing is that we both rely on each other and trust each other. We can share all our secrets and never feel insecure about it. We have different likes and dislikes, and we have different opinions, but we don't care for we love each other. From the age of 4 till today, when we have turned 9, we continue to be the best of friends, and I am sure we will always be. I would like to end by sharing a quote on friendship by Helen Keller that applies to our relationship - "True friends are never apart, maybe in the distance but never

Friendship - Arnav Sharma

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“Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” I, Arnav Sharma, of grade 3, would like to share my personal story about friendship. When I was in Grade 1, one fine day, on reaching the school, I didn’t find a place to sit, and I felt awful and got disheartened. Suddenly, one boy, Rajveer, told me to come and sit with him. I felt good and happy because he was very kind. After that, Rajveer and I became good friends. That day, I realized that ‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’   I also learnt that we should observe the things and situations around us very carefully because we can help many people around us. We need to be determined because friendship is fantastic, and our parents and siblings are our best friends. Arnav Sharma Grade III Gyanshree School

Fun is learning, learning is fun - Rishona Chopra

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Fun is the beginning of anything fundamental. Even the word fundamental has the word fun!  The book states that when we are pushed and taught, we don't really learn anything, but learning becomes more effective and enjoyable when we have fun. As children, we are taught that we should go to school and learn to become something one day. But in my opinion, it is much more than that. We become better humans, we get to know how each thing has its own way of forming,  and the world becomes so much more fascinating! Not just reading our textbooks and memorizing is learning; it is boring. Suppose you are reading one of the concepts States of Matter, and you are reading about the matter. Then you can think of five-ten things and write them down in which form they are and more factors such as size, shape, mass and colour. This will show the concept in the real world and make learning so much more fun.  My science teacher always tells us to visualize things and draw them. It makes it so much

Leadership - Aria Gupta

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Do you know the difference between a leader and a boss? A boss barks at his servants to do work continuously, but a leader encourages his servants to do work and always appreciates his workers. The quality of being a leader is called Leadership.  There are many ways to be a leader and display Leadership, like being the CEO or founder of a company. There are many people to be leaders of, But to earn Leadership, you first need to be the leader of yourself. You need to appreciate yourself and, at the same time, be a little blunt to yourself. You need to change your habits.  Let me tell you about Sahil Lavingia, an entrepreneur of the company Gumroad, Basically the leader. In his book The Minimalist Entrepreneur, He says that when he just created Gumroad, he wanted it to be a billion-dollar company. He says ambition blinded him. He focused on creating a billion-dollar company that he didn’t realize his company was making a profit. He didn’t appreciate what he had. Appreciating is a big par

Friendship -Tanvi Kumar

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The best gift is to have an honest friend. Friendship in my life means a person’s trust, love and affection for another person. Friends are our gift from God. Our family, especially, siblings are our best friends. A true friend always helps us without expecting the same from us. Friends accept us as we are; they don’t want to change our nature. I want to share some experiences with my friends – ·        While I was new to Gyanshree School, I made new friends. They never let me feel new; they always talked to me and made me feel comfortable. ·        When I was in DPS Indra Puram, I had a lot of friends; we visited each other’s house for birthday parties and had a great time. I want to share a poem – Friends Friends are lovely,  Never let us feel lonely, Sometimes they tell in maths how to solve wisely, Sometimes they tell the experiment nicely, Sometimes they tell how to dance, And always give us their chance, Because they are friends,  A lot of time with us

Friendship - Archita Saxena

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Friendship is the basic essence of our lives. Friends make our lives better and more magical. I have many friends, but my best friend is my mother. My mom is kind, cheerful, bright and very creative. She is always there for me, no matter whatever mistake I make. She cooks my favourite food. Once she cooked an egg, put the bread on it and again egg on top of the bread which made it so tasty that I ate entirely even though I had never consumed eggs. She helps me even if she is busy. Every day, she multitasks, like cooking, helping my sister and me, and finishing daily chores simultaneously. I am always surprised how she does that! She prepares food every day and never stops working till all of her work finishes. She is my best friend as I can share anything with her, and she always helps me without me doing something for her because a friend helps their friend without that person doing something for them. My mom is smart because she helps me in maths and her answer is always correct.

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