Archive for the ‘Literacy Pedagogy’ Category

    A friend recently requested me to share resources that would help her set up and run a small library for children. I believe a good library – which doesn’t mean a ‘large’ but a ‘well-run’ library – can have transformative effect on individuals, children and adult alike. If you have an interest in (auto) biographies of individuals who have made significant contributions – be it in fields of politics, science,   Read More ...

    Reading, scientific and mathematical literacies are considered essential for full participation in the modern ‘knowledge societies’ (OECD, 2009). And of the three literacies, reading literacy is considered especially important as it forms the ‘bed-rock’ on which other forms of literacies are formed. Scientific research on ‘reading education’, thus, expectedly, has had a long history in developed nations; and in the United States, in particular, the government has spent millions of   Read More ...

    KathaVana is a Children’s Literature Festival organised annually by the Azim Premji University, Bangalore since 2012. This year, in 2014, it is being held between September 10th and 13th. As the event brochure notes: The emergence of contemporary children’s literature in India as a genre of significance to publishers, authors and illustrators is promising; but much still needs to be done both in terms of raising awareness about the role of children’s   Read More ...

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