Experiences of working with textbooks in the early grades

Shome, Shome and Dwivedi, Archana and Kumar, Monu and Kandpal, Pramod (2019) Experiences of working with textbooks in the early grades. Learning Curve (3). pp. 52-55.

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Indian classrooms have often been blamed for being dictated to by the textbook (Kumar, 1988). The report Learning without Burden (Government of India, 1992) observed the disappointing state of teaching-learning in the Indian education system. It noted that the curricula transacted in the classroom with the students are both meaningless and irrelevant to students and therefore incapable of engaging young minds in the process of teaching- learning. NCERT textbooks (NCERT, 2006, 2007) prepared and published after National Curriculum Framework 2005 (NCERT, 2005) seems to address the observed alienation.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning without Burden, Indian education system, pedagogic challenges, engaging young minds
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 06 May 2019 15:56
Last Modified: 06 May 2019 15:56
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1974
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