Learning through travel : experiences from Deepika school

Ramjee, Sumathi (2019) Learning through travel : experiences from Deepika school. Learning Curve (5). pp. 82-85. ISSN 2582-1644

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Abstract

At the Deepika School we have students who have difficulties with reading and writing, some with very short attention spans and some slow learners. The conventional modes of teaching did not yield positive results, so we started out with a small endeavour in 2007. We took our students for a school tour to Andhra Pradesh to facilitate the learning of the Social Sciences and found that it had a tremendous impact on them. It brought about a complete transformation of personality. Students learned life skills, which are essential for a balanced outlook, they expressed more interest in the world around them, they were inspired by the grandeur of the monuments and sculptures built by kings of yore and came back with renewed zeal to pursue learning through textbooks. Walking into a field of crops of that region gave them first-hand experience of the geography of the country.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Inclusive education, Child with disability
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2020 10:40
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 10:40
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2179
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