SSE

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1.  SSE group1

CLASS DATE: 09/13/2020 TEACHER(S): Jagruthi, Aruna,,Sunita,Resmi
SUMMARY: 

Unity is Divinity; Purity is Enlightenment

CLASS Timings: The class meets every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00AM on Google Meet until the current pandemic resolves. For  meeting details, please check our group Whatsapp group or contact one of the teachers directly.

Lesson Plan:

This year we are focusing on Swami’s teaching of Unity is Divinity; Purity is Enlightenment

Class notes for 09/14/2020

We started our first class of the 20-21 year with OM and Gayatri mantra chanting. The kids and teachers introduced themselves and we played some ice breaker games to get to know each other. Finally we ended the class learning a new Ganesha bhajan.

 

Homework : We will update this section once we start our life application practices

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2.  SSE-Group4

CLASS DATE: 4/12/20 TEACHER(S):  Mouli and Nirmala Aunty
SUMMARY: 

discussions on COVAD-19, Virtual Service Projects

ATTENDANCE:

8

Main topic:

This class on April 12th,  we did a virtual class and discussed how each G4 student was spending time during the shelter-in-place order and then a variety of virtual service project opportunities.

Note to Parents:

Sairam Parents –

Group 4 will have our next class on April 26th (Guest Speaker – Ranjani Iyer) then May 3rd.  We will be doing virtual classes until the end of the term.

Jai Sai Ram!

-Group 4 Gurus

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3.  Pre-SSE

CLASS DATE: 05/2020

TEACHERS:  Patti, Saideepa, Thatha  Bhuvana,  Lakshmi, Ganesh, Sharanya

 

 

SUMMARY:   ATTENDANCE: 

We are having our Pre-SSE classes virtually because of the Corona Virus issues. We are divided into two groups and having the classes on Saturday and Sunday. We are also doing  virtual story time on Wednesdays at 5:30p.m. with all the kids. Below is the summary of our class which was held on 2nd and 3rd of May.

Our theme was ‘ Mother Easwaramma.’ We learnt from patti today that mother Easwaramma loved children. She was a very good storyteller and children would be eager to listen to her stories. At the end of her stories there would be always some teachings that the children can practice in their daily lives like not to hit others, love all, share with everyone, be good to people. She would always tell children to practice what you learn from your teachers. We also learnt that because of her request  Swami built schools, hospitals and dug a well for drinking water in Puttaparthy.  Saideepa aunty and Lakshmi aunty taught us a new song on Easwaramma.  Sharanya aunty helped us to make a nice gift with recycling material for our mothers. 

 
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4.  SSE-Group3

CLASS DATE: 09/13/2020 TEACHER(S):  Nalini, Gangadher

SUMMARY:  Enthusiasm while Learning

ATTENDANCE:  23

09/13/2020

Today is the first session for this new SSE academic year. 

We started with invoking prayers followed by introductions.  In this class we learned about open-mindset vs closed mindset. Also learned how important to have enthusiasm while learning something new. We learned 3 simple tips to keep our enthusiasm for learning something boring (or new). 

Please find the class presentation here.

 

Note to Parents:

Please encourage students to follow (virtual) class best practices.

Students were asked to participate in their academic/extra curricular activities with enthusiasm to see the difference in learning process. If possible discuss this topic as a family.

 

 

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5.  SSE-Group2

CLASS DATE: 03/10/2020

TEACHERS:Hitha Raj, Aditi Verma, Jalaja Peechu

Summary:Emotional self awareness. kindness and Empathy.

ATTENDANCE: 16

 

Sairam,

We started the class with 3 Om’s, prayers and meditation led by students. We reviewed last weeks life application. Last two weeks we were focusing on topics gratitude and empathy.

Last Sunday we dove deeper on the concept of Empathy.  Children shared kind act they did throughout the week.  We discussed how feeling of empathy drives the act of kindness.  Kids were split into 4 different groups, given different scenarios for which they had to put themselves in different person’s shoe and come up with an empathetic response.  

 

 

Life application: They need to journal 3 things.

  1. Today I am grateful for….
  2. One good act that I did today…
  3. My happiness scale (pick one) : very happy,happy, neutral,sad, very sad.
  4. continue eating fruits and vegetables(ABCs)…

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS:

1. We would like all the students to be on time by 3.25pm we are staritng the class by 3.30pm.

Class room door closes at 3.30pm.

If any students come late they have to wait outside the door till we finish prayers and meditation.

2. As a parent your responsibility to check the home work ( life application ) which we give them to follow through the week.

Once you as a parent commit to the follow up with your kids the results are impactful.

3. Treat this spiritual learning as a beautiful foundation to your kids who are the future generations of leaders.

Swami has given us the opportunity to be the part of this huge responsibility. Let’s stand up to build this great future leaders.

 

 

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