July2017


An attempt to decode Phonics



An attempt to decode Phonics

Reading assessments are very important to check and track a child’s progress and development. To make the concept of assessments in reading simple and easy to understand, we will introduce various components of reading assessments in a four part series. There are many ways to assess a child’s reading abilities. However, there are certain components which […]

Collaborating for success: engaging parents in their child’s learning journey



Collaborating for success: engaging parents in their child’s learning journey

A well-organized program of family and community partnerships yields many benefits for schools and their students. Educators and parents alike know that early grade children need a lot of modeling to navigate through social/emotional, cognitive and gross/fine motor skills. Parent involvement in early literacy is directly connected to academic achievement. Children need parents to be […]

How a ‘Library on Wheels’ is inspiring and creating a generation of Readers



How a ‘Library on Wheels’ is inspiring and creating a generation of Readers

Many schools and communities in developing countries do not have library facilities, and as a result, children often lack access to textbooks, supplementary reading materials, and educational resources. Moreover, in remote and diverse communities, there are added challenges and realities faced by vulnerable children in attending school, accessing quality reading and learning materials, and finding […]

Tete-a-tete with Mridula Koshy, community organizer, The Community Library Project



Tete-a-tete with Mridula Koshy, community organizer, The Community Library Project

We had the opportunity to interact with Mridula Koshy, who along with her partner Michael Creighton started the Community Library Project. Read on to know how Mridula started her journey of building a community library which is sustainable and replicable across different communities. What was the motivation behind starting The Community Library Project? Can you […]