Education  India Project #36461

Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools

by Arunachalam Jesudasan Trust
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
Transformative Art Education in Madurai schools
May 29, 2019

Transformative Art Education in Madurai school

Programs : From the 24th February through the 24th April 2019

Curriculum development creating modular units and instruction methods :

Dr.V.A.Vidya, and Prof.Krishnakumar, Artist Babu and Ms.Nivetha Mohan

No.of School children from the rural area: 84

No. of college students from the urban arts colleges: 17

No.of presenters:6

No.of volunteers : 18

 24.02.2019  - Parali

The class on 24.02.2019 was a follow up of the previous classes on the 16th,17th , and the 23rd February 2019.  The class schedules and training modules were as follows:

10:00 AM to 10 45 AM : Basics about writing, English spelling, pronunciation and preposition.  We worked with 0 level vocabulary of 500 three lettered English words.

11:00-12:00: Basic computer and excel program

12:00 – 1:15 – Bharathanatyam – the classical dance

2:15-3:45 -  Painting and multimedia – They tried computer drawing and basic animation.

 

Teaching Staff: English was handled by Dr.V.A.Vidya, and assisted by Shabnam Banu and Sulthan Ammal

Basic computer and excel program was taught by Sultan Ammal assisted by Shabnam Banu

Bharathanatyam session was handled by the Sri Sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam students, led by Ms.Nivetha Mohan, the main teacher

Painting and Multimedia was taught by Artist Babu Kothandam, assisted by the peer educators and other volunteers

 

Transportation:  AJ Trust arranged for a mini bus for the roundtrip.

 

Lunch and refreshments:             Prepared by The Amudhu Staff welfare canteen and was served by the volunteers, trainers and peers

02.03.2019  Thiagrarajar Arts College Science students’ STEM Training

This was an intensive workshop for the Thiagarajar Arts and science College students pursuing undergraduate degree in physics  with mathematics as ancillary.  The class had many self guided learning activities that constituted 50%of the program.   The students were given tasks related to explaining science, taking scientific information to people or thinking logically about a problem, by applying the concepts of science.   The group worked very well and produced a power point presentation for use in a middle school class room.  The motifs and objects the selected to explain Einstein’s relativity fitted the  cultural context of  a Tamil speaker, and class room in a middle school.

10:00 – 11:15: Language exercises related to use of appropriate prepositions for scientific language.   The differences in Tamil and English text books, and how to resolve the issues arising out of Tamil translations

11:30 – 1:00 the students prepared a lesson plan and taught one concept by using the black board, and teaching a scientific concept in Tamil.   They had to come up with appropriate examples.

2:00- 4:00 – Art for scientists – drawing and designing and using the drawings and animation techniques to create simple learning materials

 

 

10:00-11:00 -  Grammar and vocabulary for mathematics

11:00-11:30 : English reading - vocabulary

11:30-1:00 :  Dance -  A lot of practice and 2 singing sessions

2:00 – 4:00 : Multimedia with Artist Babu

 

03.03.2019  Grammar, computer and multimedia, drawing and dance classes for Parali children  Day long workshop.   This as well, was a follow up class of the previous ones and ve continued with the same concepts and skills

 

09.03.2019   STEM Orientation program for SSSV Music College students who would be trainers for the summer camp

10:00-11:15 – Orientation about language

11:30-12:15 – Mathematics and basic concepts

12:15 – 1:00 – review and recall of elementary to middle school science

2:00 – 4:00 – Art class with Babu Kothandam, learning to understand perspectives in drawing and its importance in science and scientific designing – The students also contextualized the perspectives in their own subjects – performing Bharatha natyam

 

 

10.03.2019  Dance session for the children from Parali

As per the request from the children the final day of the 4 days learning session ended up having performing arts learning sessions throughout the day. 

10:00-11:15 – Singing practice

11:30-12:15 – Learnt the dance move

12:15 – 1:00 – Dance with the teachers and peers

2:00 – 4:00 – Art with Artist Babu and more dance with the peer teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.4.2019 STEM Summer Camp Training for SSSV students : II Session

   STEM Orientation program for SSSV Music College students who would be trainers for the summer camp

10:00-11:15 – Language and grammar – use of effective language in a class room

11:30-12:15 – Mathematics and elementary level arithmetic problems

12:15 – 1:00 – review and recall of elementary to middle school science  - Part II

2:00 – 4:00 – Art class with Babu Kothandam, learning to understand perspectives in drawing and its importance in science and scientific designing – They also learnt basic computer graphics  The students also contextualized the perspectives in their own subjects – performing Bharatha natyam  

 

 

 

 

22.04.2019  STEM  - Training for the performing  Arts College Students from Satguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam  and  discussion for creating materials for class instruction   STEM Orientation program for SSSV Music College students who would be trainers for the summer camp

10:00-11:15 – Orientation about the goals of the summer camp and preferred raga for songs – composed music

11:30-12:15 – Practiced the songs for recording

12:15 – 1:00 – review and recall of elementary to middle school science – in the context of trash, biodegradable trash etc

2:00 – 4:00 –Rehearsed and record music

The songs were about trees and animal life, and the translation of Bob Dylan’s Blowing in the wind.


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Arunachalam Jesudasan Trust

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