AGS has its own teaching methodology that has been proven to be successful and effective with ex-students achieving outstanding results in their CBSE examinations in its CBSE Campus at Chidambaram
Teaching methodology for IGCSE will carried out in efficient manner by following means
Experienced Leadership & Faculties
The school is running under the leadership of Mrs.Febila who has 20+yrs of experience in different IGCSE school at Tier I city. Also the faculties of the school are handpicked such that their abilities will fulfil the knowledge thrust of the student. Being an IGCSE school, we have made completion of Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT) a mandatory for our faculties.
The curriculum and teaching is designed to fit each student of AGS and each develops their individualism. The class ratio is fixed such that each student gets individual attention.
Learning through Activities
We strongly believe in activity oriented learning which will make learning a joyful, grasping and ever memorable. Fieldtrips, Debates, Model making etc are part of the classroom learning.
Various levels of assessments are conducted to fine tune the child learning skill. Assessments do not only include traditional Pen & Paper levels, but also other methods which the students take up with interest. Olympiads, ASSET, NFLAT, Spell bee are few other external competitions that will also be conducted.
Formative assessment is similar to diagnostic assessment but differs in that it provides ongoing feedback to the teacher about the effectiveness of instruction. Formative assessment encompasses a variety of strategies, used selectively to accomplish one or more of the under mentioned at Athena.
- Monitor student learning and provide feedback to students and parents
- Identify areas of growth
- Motivate students and provide incentive to study
- Help focus attention and effort
- Emphasize what is important to learn
- Provide practice in applying, demonstrating, and extending knowledge, skills, and attitudes
- Encourage goal-setting and monitor achievement of goals
- Reflect on program structure and effectiveness, and modify or adjust teaching as necessary
Summative assessment at Athena
Summative assessment at Athena occurs most often at the end of a term of study. The primary purposes are to determine the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that have developed over a period of time, to summarize student progress.