Publishing at Inventure Academy

Inventure Academy fosters multiple talents amongst its students. This constant endeavor is a reflection of its advocacy of Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Recently, the school celebrated the writing journey of its primary school students. As a culmination of their writing workshop, portfolios of each student’s work were published. This included persuasive letters, restaurant, book and game reviews, poetry and narrative writing. These printed portfolios included the students’ reflections on their writing journey and a blurb with a profile of each student.

This event was held on the Inventure Academy campus between the 11th and 13th of March 2015 and the ecstatic visitors included parents and grand parents who were awe-struck by the students’ work. A mother said, “I did not know that my daughter could write such beautiful poetry.” For another parent, the publishing project was testimony that he had indeed, chosen the right school for his child.

Students at Inventure Academy from Grade 1- 8, write and publish 3- 4 times during the year and this covers all genres of writing – narrative, argumentative, descriptive and poetry. The writing program fits into the overall culture of excellence that Inventure Academy promotes and serves to hone each student’s writing skills. Mallika Sen, the principal of the school said, “Our writing program builds the foundation for all forms of academic writing and gives students an edge in preparing them for writing college essays and being able to articulate their thoughts clearly.”

In middle school, all student writing is posted onto blogs, helping to create a community of thinkers and writers. Many writers from Inventure have participated and contributed to online blogs and magazines such as Maya Patra, Mitaji Singh, Namrata Ramesh and Siddarth Sharma.

Inventure Academy believes in nurturing 21st century skills that prepares students for the world beyond school and the writing program helps to address the need for effective communication, which remains the cornerstone of all successful enterprises. With its innovative and child-centered educational approach, Inventure Academy has in a short span of ten years, been rated among the top ten co-ed day schools in the country by EducationWorld and the C-Fore Survey.

Inventure Academy Middle School Personal Essay Blog:

invacademypersonalessaymarch15.blogspot.in

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