The project provides teachers and librarians with professional development and on-site coaching for four years at each school to ensure that they are able to effectively develop student’s literacy skills, manage a library and engage students in reading activities. The trainings cover topics like how to involve in effective reading, how to create effective book classification and check-out systems, how to hold a library period, and how to set-up library displays.
The project involves communities to establish libraries where children have the space and resources to practice and enjoy reading. Once the libraries are established, they are filled with child friendly furniture and local language children’s books, as well as games, puzzles, maps, and posters that engage children in reading and learning.
The project publishes children’s books designed for early readers in Hindi, Kannad, Marathi, and Telugu to ensure Indian students are able to practice literacy skills in their native languages. This increases access to culturally relevant, age appropriate, and gender-sensitive reading materials. Once published, these books are placed in the libraries and classrooms, contributing to the goal of inspiring children to read, expanding their minds, and helping them develop a lifelong love for reading and learning.
The project also focuses on fostering the long-term sustainability by establishing community ownership by engaging communities in early planning and decision-making, mobilizing families to encourage literacy development, and providing them with the tools and resources to support their children’s education.
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