Saturday, September 11, 2010
Reading Room Programme: International Literacy Week Celebrated in Reading ...: "Children Reading Books at Book Exhibition Stall at Suni/Shimla International Literacy Week was celebrated in all primary schools where Lea..."
|Children Reading Books at Book|
Exhibition Stall at Suni/Shimla
International Literacy Week was celebrated in all primary schools where Learning to Read programme is being implementing its activities for the promotion of reading habits among the school children especially among the children of the age group of 6 to 14 years of age. The reading based activities such as word game, paragraph reading, story telling, poem recitation and literacy based rallies and plays were organized in different schools. The best performer in all activities were felicitated by the prizes. During the week a books exhibition was stalled at Suni educational blocks of Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of International Literacy Day on 8th September, 2010. About 1400
|Children busy at book exhibition stall|
children from 19 educational blocks of Shimla district have participated in the district level support meet. The book stall was the main attraction among the school children where they were seen reading new books. On this occasion Mr. J. S. Negi, Deputy Director, Elementary Education has also visited the book stall and appreciated the books supplied through these Reading Rooms. The ILD celebration in the government school is also a new experience to the children and the teachers. The students have participated with enthusiasm in reading based activities. They were found competitive to get prizes for their act. The teachers of most of the schools have participated in the ILD celebration with new ideas and supported the organization. Some teacher have contributed funds for the prizes and refreshment to the children on the occasion.
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Reading Rooms: A Genrman visited Reading Room in Shimla: "A German gentalman Mr. Christian Bilz a Board Member of little heaven visited the Reading Room in Shimla city in Mayfiled School on 21st Aug..."
A German social worker Mr. Christian Bilz a Board Member of little heaven visited the Reading Room in Shimla city in Mayfiled School on 21st August, 2010. He observed the Reading Room activities. He enjoyed the methodes adopted to enhance the reading habits among the primary school children and teh coordination with the government departments The Library Management Committee was the another activity of attraction and the sharing of responsibility for the library managemnet like cleaning of Reading Rooms, repairing of library books, record keeping of the library books by the children. The children were found keen to talk with him and they had talked a lot in their mother tong and translated by Ms. Jayoti a point teacher for library activity and Junior Base Teacher. We met with the other school teacher Mrs. Urmila and Mrs. Bhubneshwari all were good and cooperative. The school was open after seven day long monsoon break. About 30 students were present that day in the school. The patients of about 80% of children are casual labourer working in construction and belong from Bihar, Nepal and Jharkhand. Most of these parents are poor and illiterate as stated by the school teachers. Some children are working as child labour in the streets of Shimla city according to the teachers.