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Saturday, January 12, 2002
A new way to learn
The activities described here are generally classified as media recasting and the terms such as channel conversion and genre switching are also interchangeably employed. Activities are meant to transform one form of writing into another. ...
Drop everything and read
Most schools are aware of the Drop Everything and Read programme, but the challenge is to get them to make it an integral part of their curriculum. A start was made in this direction in December last year.
Felt quite thrilled to get such a wonderful silence, the most needed thing for healthy reading. For 30 minutes we could involve every one on the campus in reading. After this session all looked fresh and thrilled especially our class IV and some ...
Fairs for schooling
The Ma-Beti Mela is a folk media innovation targeting women as prime movers for social change. These fairs serve to put in place a functional relationship between teachers and mothers, and draw the attention of teachers to the problems of girl s in particular.
Each one, teach one
Education and literacy are the keys to a good future, yet much of our population remains illiterate. Everyone, however young, has a social responsibilty to help eradicate illiteracy
Back to basics
Do not run before you can walk a well known phrase.Why push a child before he/ she is ready to do something? Research has found that one out of every four children, hates school and one out of every five denies being happy in school. In ...
Learning to view
Visuals are today all pervasive, telling stories some overt, some covert. From folk art to digital filmmaking, they have been a part of life. But visual literacy is now an integral part of being literate, in a world dominated by film, televis ion, books, computers, video and hoardings. It is time children learnt how to look beyond what is shown .
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