What we have done so far....

a.    Content Curation

  • Curated online content relevant to primary education
  • Designed a simple to use platform - IndiaEschool.com , offering a guided browsing experience to school teachers
  •  Mapped the curated content with NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling )  curriculum
  • User-friendly navigation built on the basis of
    • CLASS
    • THEME (Topic)
    • LEVEL (Difficulty level)

b.      Pilot implementation

  • Identified few low-cost schools catering to under-privileged students and piloted the platform in these schools
  • Pilot schools comprised of a school in urban-village pocket in NCR (Noida) and couple of remote areas in Vrindavan ( West), Barkheda (50 kms. from Bhopal, M.P.)  & Asagaon ( Goa)
  • Based on user feedback ( from teachers) , incorporated 'SEARCH LIBRARY' facility including content search in Indian regional language
  • Interacted and collaborated with existing online content providers 
  • Held regular teacher training and hand-holding  workshops in the pilot school ( in NCR Noida) to enhance capacity of teachers to use ICT in classroom teaching


Pilot Implementation at ApnaGhar School

c.       Infrastructure Research and Solutions

  • Explored different combination of devices ( computing & display ) to arrive at cost effective solutions, which have thin clients and least maintenance issue
  • Explored and identified location-specific ISPs (internet service providers) for last mile connectivity

     d.      Impact (at pilot site)

  • Increased attention and interest of students in class-room
  • Better prepared teachers
  • Better understanding of concepts
  • Improved students grades

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