E-Learning is part of 21st Century education. To create fun and interest among the learners and tap the opportunities through technology Carmel upgraded all its classrooms to Smart Learning in all classes from 2017. The Technology and content by Tata ClassEdgeTM have opened new ways of teaching and learning experience for teachers and students alike.
They see a lot of change in the learning process of the students. It provides Multimedia content, worksheets, games, activities and simulations to enhance this learning experience.
School Library provides more than just books. It provides a haven for all students to think, create, share and grow. Carmel has a rich library arranged in a large room with a spacious reading room annexed to it. There are nearly 9000 books. In the periodicals section, we have 21 magazines on different categories like News & Information (National), Educational Science & Environment, Society & Business, Liturgical Studies etc. and 4 Daily newspapers in our library.
The Entab Info Tech Solutions used as a library database for automation. Every book has a unique bar code. All the details regarding the issue, return, circulation, cataloguing books maintained online. Children are encouraged to start reading at an early age.
Being true to its motto - Belief Enhances Life - a facility for meditation and prayer form the very essence of life at Carmel. This positive space used by the staff and students to find time for personal reflection in school. The atmosphere of the room enables the teachers and students to be with themselves and experience inner peace. It helps them to rejuvenate and better themselves in everyday life.
Automation & Software
Carmel strives to process its documents, information sharing of communication through digital media. Therefore we have customized software solutions for the parents. Care for the environment is the ultimate goal of such initiatives.
The Health Room monitored by a trained nurse has well-equipped facilities. It takes care of the health of the staff and students. This helps the students to recoup from minor ailments without having the parents called in. The school has a tie-up with JK Medicity to refer to all emergency cases that surface during the day.
St Joseph's Community Hospital at Smailpur has roped in for period health check-up for the students in dental, ENT and eye. The Health Room has various equipments like stretcher, screen, vending machine, etc. facilitates the students to use sanitary pads as and when required. Also, we strive to make our environment clean and green hence; the school does not dispose of the sanitary napkins but use an incinerator for sanitary waste disposal.
"Creativity is as important in education as literacy. We should treat it with the same status" - Ken Robinson. We at Carmel believe that the theoretical knowledge is enhanced when a co-curricular activity related to the content taught executed. Intellectual development of the personality achieved to a great extent in the classroom itself.
Aesthetic sense and character building, spiritual and moral values, physical growth, creativity and many more backed up by co-curricular activities. They teach the students to stand up for their rights and render them values like- Educational, Psychological, Social, Cultural and Recreational etc.
Every student is an enthusiastic scientist in the making, and they spend part of their school time in the laboratory. Laboratories are stimulating places for the students. Labs like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & Biology provide the students to learn at an experiential level. Multiple students can perform a wide range of experiments simultaneously. The teachers and lab assistants always lend a helping hand to provide constant supervision for optimum results.
Well planned, spacious and well equipped Physics lab has all the sets of equipment to reinforce scientific and experimental concepts and facilitate investigative skills. Modern Technology apparatus for covering experiments prescribed in the Curriculum. This laboratory generates and sustains interest in the study of PHYSICS with practical knowledge by motivating our students to ensure divergent scientific thinking.
The Chemistry laboratory designed keeping in mind all the statutory norms and safety standards. It is well ventilated as well as spacious. It has some of the most accurate digital measuring instruments required for measuring chemicals. Here, a scientific attitude developed in the students and the ability to analyze, collate, compute, integrate and deduce. In the lab, the students learn to handle apparatus and chemicals. They improve their understanding of various chemical reactions and chemical processes. It enables personal verification of experimental facts. Logic and reasoning skills that develop in this lab will go a long way in ensuring success in later life.
In the biology lab, the students study detailed structures, morphological, histological and physiological aspects of plants and animals. Study of slides under the microscopes or studying the museum specimens kindles a natural curiosity towards Nature and instills a joy of learning the flora & fauna around us. The types of equipment are kept open for the school students under the careful supervision of their mentor. Learning by doing is the joy of learning.
Carmel has a Math lab for students of all classes. It is a room where students can learn and explore various mathematics concepts and verify mathematical facts and theorems using activities. It provides an opportunity for the students to understand and internalize the basic mathematical concepts through concrete objects and situations. It provides greater scope for individual participation in the process of learning and becoming autonomous learners.
The lab consists of 44 systems with well-equipped networking and internet facilities. A well-designed computer lab for students, run by well-educated and qualified faculty, with one-on-one access, means there is one computer for each child. They are state-of-the-art with multimedia. The importance of providing such facilities is to enable the students to design, development and analysis of software and hardware used to solve problems in an intricate manner.
Physical fitness is one of the main areas of focus at Carmel. Towards this, the school has a spacious two playgrounds that allow the students to choose their favourite sport. School offers Basketball, Net Ball, Cricket, Kabaddi, Softball, Badminton, Kho-Kho etc. There is a separate play area for Pre-Primary students with multiple swings.