Our school is committed to developing independent learners through the implementation of dynamic teaching methods and the expertise of our facilitators. This approach has enabled our students to surpass the boundaries of the core curriculum and receive acclaim on both national and international stages.
Through SOS's blended learning approach, students can access interactive online content and participate in classroom conversations and direct instruction, developing their digital literacy and self-directed learning abilities.
SOS utilizes Google Classroom as a Learning Management System (LMS) to enable blended, personalized, and differentiated learning that fosters curiosity and self-directed learning. Teachers have embraced this technology in innovative ways, including through doubt-clearing sessions, achievers classrooms, and self-paced learning activities.
The ability to think critically is crucial for excelling in academics and career advancement. The course of study at SOS incorporates the scientific approach of CRAFT (critical reading, analysis, and fact-checking), which offers stimulating activities and experiments to promote critical thinking both inside and outside the classroom.
SOS promotes a holistic approach to education, empowering students to gain a deeper understanding of concepts through cross-disciplinary assignments that utilize research and technology. By emphasizing critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, and presentation skills, this approach provides students with a well-rounded learning experience.
Through the various experiments offered at SOS, students gain a deeper understanding of science subjects and develop their scientific reasoning abilities and practical skills. They also develop a scientific attitude by engaging in activities that make science fun and exciting.
The flipped classroom approach is implemented at SOS, where students watch pre-recorded video lectures or read materials prior to class, and class time is devoted to interactive discussions and problem-solving activities. This approach enables students to gain a deeper understanding of the material, participate in collaborative learning experiences, and receive personalized instruction from teachers.
SOS has emerged as the first school in Vidarbha to integrate computational thinking (CT) into their Math and ICT curriculum by incorporating the CS Pathshala program since 2018. Through unplugged activities such as puzzles, games, coding, and the Tower of Hanoi, students acquire problem-solving, reasoning, analytical thinking, critical thinking, and ideation skills in a fun way. Additionally, SOS students excel in the Bebras Challenge - Problem Solving Challenge and receive recognition on the Wall of Fame.