Creating Teachers Communities of Learning

This report discusses ITfC work in creating a 'Teachers Communities of Learning' through the Subject Teacher Forums, Karnataka in Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences in four divisions across Karnataka , being done with Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA), Department of State Educational Research and Training (DSERT), Karnataka. The program was based on the extensive and intensive use of public software applications in mathematics, science and social science subjects to create a resource rich learning environment. The complete project is broken down into three phases spanning over three school academic years.

Phase 1 (2011-12): Basic computer literacy, Basic Web 2.0 Tools, Computer Aided Tools, creating local open educational resources and cascade training plan in 15 districts across Karnataka. The project used public software educational tools in mathematics, science and social science. A list of tools used is provided in Annexure A

Phase 2 (2012-13): Basic computer literacy, Basic Web 2.0 Tools, Computer Aided Tools, creating local resources and cascade training plan in remaining 15 districts across Karnataka. Strengthening mathematics, science and social science forums in the phase 1 districts. Additionally the language and art teachers forums is being started in select districts. The project will continue to use public software educational tools in mathematics, science and social science as well as languages and art. The creation and review of local open educational resources will continue. Creation and linking of block level physical forums with the virtual forums.

Phase 3 (2013-14): This phase will cover remaining districts in creation and strengthening of mathematics, science, social science, language and arts forums and open educational resources. Establish processes within the system for local school based technical support, email group, web portal maintenance, resource review and sharing. The project will continue to use public software educational tools in mathematics, science and social science as well as languages and art. 

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (All day)
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IT for Change
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