Revisited the NamelessleTTer project where people leave personalized bookmarks in books while browsing through our archives.
Things we were reading on the Karnataka Learning Partnership blog included Why Some Teachers Fail the Test; Teach India : Make Learning Fun and Schooling, not just schools. Many of the articles revolved around the court’s decision on the state’s language policy- Don’t Shut English-medium Schools, Says Apex Court; Can Our Children Face the Big New World Without English; and Impact of State Government’s Language Policy.
More on the Teach India movement
Hilary calls for inclusive education
Full Circle – another bookstore for our friends in Madras to visit
Pratilipi is a bilingual quarterly magazine with tons of interesting articles. Read the June 2009 issue here
On the 123rd birth anniversary of Beatrix Potter, we were reading ‘On the trail…with Beatrix Potter ‘
CHILDREN RELATED NEWS
Toy libraries catch on in India
@palinn: Orkut and Facebook most popular destinations for urban Indian schoolchildren
TECHNOLOGY/ OPEN SOURCE/ SOCIAL MEDIA
BIG Tech Donations Program : Building ICT Capacities at the Grassroots
Checking out Question Box’s ‘World Wants to Know’ application – a data visualization suite of questions being asked by rural populations around the globe.
NGOs /GRANTS/ FUNDRAISING/ FELLOWSHIPS
CRY invites research proposals on child rights. Send in your submissions before 12th September, 2009.
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