COVID-19  India Project #53797

STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India

by Agastya International Foundation
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India
STEM+ Activity books for underserved kids in India

Summary

Agastya Foundation has developed ActiLearn 1.0, addresses the critical issue of a rapidly growing education deficit, by providing children an amazing and exceptional opportunity to learn joyously and actively, anywhere, anytime, with or without technology. Ingeniously designed hands-on STEM to STEAM 50+ maker activities with storytelling centered around key science themes adapted to the child's context and environment help to foster critical self-learning, collaborative and peer-to peer learning

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Challenge

The educational crisis wrought by Covid-19 has focused global attention on the stupendous inequalities in access to learning. Millions of children with no access to technology have suffered an enormous learning loss. ActiLearn 1.O book is designed in accordance with the NCERT curriculum on the experiential and joyful learning principles enunciated by NEP 2020. It intends further to eliminate hard separation and silos between art and science.

Solution

ActiLearn 1.O is available in both an interactive physical and digital form, in several vernacular languages. It provides children in Grades 6 to 8 an innovative child-centric mentor, a system of learning and improvement no matter their background. 20+ hours of hands on learning Activities, with clearly stated learning objectives, range from simple to the more challenging and over 94% activities can be repeated by fellow children/siblings.

Long-Term Impact

It helps to promote children's knowledge of science concepts and principles and build curiosity, observation, reflection, exploration and application skills. Children will learn to: CREATE- self-apprenticeship and unforgettable learning experiences DISCOVER -their calling and awaken their creative-active mind BUILD lifelong learning, confidence and social intelligence skills EXPAND hands-on knowledge and awareness of science in real life INTEGRATE knowledge across disciplines

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Organization Information

Agastya International Foundation

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
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Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @AgastyaSparks
Project Leader:
Hariharan Ganesan
Director-Partner Relations
Bengaluru , Karnataka India

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