Learn about India in all her richness and diversity
Learn about your Indian roots, and awaken a sense of pride in your Indian origins
Age Groups: 7 -12 years
Saturdays: June 6 – July 18, June 8 – July 20
Fee: $100 ($90 Early Bird Discount till May 31)
The goal of this course is to increase awareness, admiration and reverence for the great Indian Heritage and Culture, or simply about having Indian roots.
It is designed to make the children time travel and visualize glimpses of ancient civilizations, gliding through the Mughal and British periods and then bring them into post independence modern India.
As the students go through the journey, it will provide them insights of the most striking aspects of Indian heritage and culture; introduce great personalities of each era; touch upon diversity of languages and religions; discuss popular culture and traditions across the length and breadth of the nation, visualize the colorful festivals, customs and rich culinary tastes of the nation.
Towards the end we will discuss the most notable contributions of India to the world in field of arts, architecture, Math, science and health.
At the end of the course, each student will have the opportunity of picking any era and and a topic that he/she found the most fascinating, do research and present it to the class, which will be followed by a group discussion.
Mondays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Saturdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm