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Science Writing

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Rollout of Confidence in Mizoram

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English TPD Journey,2016

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Mizoram: A Valuable Experience

February 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

DASTAAN Studies Students’ World

February 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Learner Autonomy in Mizoram

February 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

TPD-on-a-roll: Experiences from teacher workshops

February 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Learning How to Learn English in Mizoram

February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Mathematics Module Rollout in Chhattisgarh

February 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

TPD Design Camp

January 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Data Collection in Rajasthan

January 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Joys of Toys- Innovative Science Learning

January 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

CLIx Math team attends the Maidan Summit 2016

January 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Channelising energy of the youth

January 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

CLIx English at Magic Bus Maidan Summit

January 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

Chhattisgarh teachers open up to CLIx

January 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Our CLIx software platform, which way to go?

December 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

The CLIx Communications Internship

July 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

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27Mar

Design as Research: Investigating How Designs Spark Student Learning at MIT Design Camps

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Curriculum designers not only create educational content and learning tools, they also study how their designs work in schools and... Read More →
20Mar

Science Writing

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When developing the science content, I had wondered whether students would understand what we were telling them in the modules.... Read More →
17Mar

CLIx in Rajasthan: The journey has just begun (28 November—2 December 2016)

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Sirohi schools had barely started CLIx rollouts when our team went there. Some schools had begun with Invitation to CLIx... Read More →
10Mar

Rollout of Confidence in Mizoram

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The English team visited Aizawl, Mizoram, from 21 to 25 November 2016 to observe the rollout of the English modules... Read More →
06Mar

Joy of Science – Science team participates in IUCAA workshop, Pune (31.01.17 – 04.02.17)

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TATA trust organised a 5-day workshop at the IUCAA science centre where we participated as Eklavya science team members. On... Read More →
03Mar

English TPD Journey,2016

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The year 2016 has been an eventful one for the CLIx English team. We rolled out TPD English in all... Read More →
27Feb

Mizoram: A Valuable Experience

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This pilot was our first trip to Mizoram and we were very excited. The people, the culture—it was all new... Read More →
24Feb

DASTAAN Studies Students’ World

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Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) anchored the DASTAAN fellowship. DASTAAN stands for ‘Develop bonds with locals, Ask questions, Study local societies,... Read More →
20Feb

Learner Autonomy in Mizoram

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English is not a ‘foreign’ language in Mizoram and students aspire to speak English, asking us: “When you were in... Read More →
17Feb

TPD-on-a-roll: Experiences from teacher workshops

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‘Bittersweet’, has been the experience in our CLIx TPD workshops! Thanks to the herculean efforts of our field teams, we... Read More →
13Feb

Learning How to Learn English in Mizoram

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It is 08:30 a.m. on a sunny Tuesday morning in September, and we are at the Government Zemabawk High School,... Read More →
10Feb

Mathematics Module Rollout in Chhattisgarh

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Connected Learning Initiative is working with government schools in Chhattisgarh. The mathematics module ‘Geometric Reasoning’ was rolled out in January... Read More →
07Feb

MIT Design Camp: A stimulus to integrate Technology to Education

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The MIT Design Camp gave the Science Team an opportunity to visit Boston and gain insights in a well planned... Read More →
03Feb

Data collection for Innovation Diffusion Process Documentation (IDPD) begins

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Literature on innovation diffusion is largely based on experiences in developed countries, and there is a need to study technology... Read More →
01Feb

Creating Pathways for Technology Readiness in the Education System of Mizoram

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A roundtable on improving secondary education in Mizoram: ‘Creating Pathways for Technology Readiness in the Education System of Mizoram’ was... Read More →
27Jan

Building the Future: Implementation Design Workshop, 11–13 January 2017

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The CLIx Implementation Team organised a three-day workshop from 11 to 13 January 2017 at the Tata Institute of Social... Read More →
25Jan

Curriculum Advisory Meet: Content Meets Context (13–14 September 2016)

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As the newest team in CLIx, we at TPD have had critical discussions with a wide range of stakeholders on... Read More →
23Jan

TPD Design Camp

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The TPD Design Camp, which took place between 7 and 10th December 2016, at TISS and World Trade Centre, Mumbai,... Read More →
20Jan

Data Collection in Rajasthan

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The research team accompanied the Field Support Persons (FSPs) in Rajasthan and visited schools in the control group for data... Read More →
19Jan

Joys of Toys- Innovative Science Learning

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Toy Making Workshop – Assam, 18–19 October 2016 Would you allow your child to play with toys in the classroom?... Read More →
16Jan

CLIx Math team attends the Maidan Summit 2016

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The Magic Bus Maidan Summit was organised on 13–14 December 2016 at the University of Mumbai’s Kalina campus, Mumbai. Maidan... Read More →
13Jan

Channelising energy of the youth

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The two days spent at the Magic Bus Summit were filled with moments of smiles, laughter, tears, energy, thrill and... Read More →
10Jan

CLIx English at Magic Bus Maidan Summit

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The Maidan Summit, an event organized by the NGO Magic Bus, gave an interesting opportunity to network with other organizations... Read More →
10Jan

Vibrant workshops for maths teachers

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October has been a whirlwind of travel around the country. The CLIx team had designed a 11-week blended course, Teaching... Read More →
04Jan

Chhattisgarh teachers open up to CLIx

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Chhattisgarh evokes an image of a state rich in tribal population and culture. This image I had of the state... Read More →
02Jan

Math team presents paper on ‘game-based learning’ at T4E Conference

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The CLIx mathematics team presented a paper at the 8th Technology for Education (T4E) conference held in December 2016. T4E... Read More →
30Dec

Our CLIx software platform, which way to go?

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One of the salient and grounding features of the CLIx project is the effective and meaningful collaboration between TISS (Mumbai)... Read More →
27Dec

Looking back, looking forward: A report of the CLIx workshop at Jaipur

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The mood was vibrant at the annual review workshop of the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) project held on 16 and... Read More →
20Oct

Summary report of i2C workshops at RJ (June and Aug)

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Report of summary of three i2c workshops. This is a summary of the 3 i2C workshops at Jaipur and Sirohi... Read More →
20Oct

CLIx Science: Motion module field trial, Chhattisgarh, 5-11 June 2016

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We believe children have an intuitive idea of motion. Our pedagogical design encourages students to speak up in class, using... Read More →
20Oct

Toy Story: It’s the Principle of the Thing

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One criticism about learning from ICT (Information Communication Technology) is that while it can provide a host of information, it... Read More →
17Oct

Towards the roll-out in Mizoram: School teachers take i2C forward

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From mid-August to early September, the CLIx team in Mizoram worked to prepare the ground for the CLIX roll-out. In... Read More →
17Oct

Orientation, Rajasthan: Baseline Study Data Collection

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A two-day workshop on data collection for the Baseline Study was conducted by CLIx Research on 11-12 July 2016 in... Read More →
29Jul

Student Baseline Survey in Mizoram

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The Student Baseline Survey for 30 schools in Mizoram, including government-aided and ad hoc high schools, was begun on 13... Read More →
25Jul

The CLIx Communications Internship

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As part of my MBA course, I did my summer internship at the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) Project, working with... Read More →
18Jul

Research Orientation in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

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CLIx in Chhattisgarh is due to be rolled out from academic year 2016. With this in mind, TISS-Eklavya conducted a... Read More →
15Jul

Open Edx Conference 2016

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The Open Edx Conference 2016 was held from 14-17 June at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. Anchored by Edx, this... Read More →
11Jul

Re/viewing Pedagogy at Roskilde, Denmark

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The first international conference on “Innovative and Critical Approaches to Higher Education in the 21st Century” was organized by the... Read More →
04Jul

Testing the Movable Words Tool

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Understanding that children learning a language need to be able to connect communicative skill with grammatical ability, CLIx English has... Read More →
01Jul

Teachers Moving towards Digital Citizenship

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It is five to nine on a pleasant April morning in Aizawl, and teachers are filing into the small computer... Read More →
27Jun

The Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC) Conference at MIT, 23-25 May 2016

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LINC 2016 held at MIT, Cambridge, MA, saw around 30 countries participating in discussions on digital innovations in education. This... Read More →
17Jun

On MOOCs, flipped classrooms and creative pedagogies

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Globally, one of the fastest evolving levers of educational transformation is the use of technology, which is changing learning environments... Read More →
13Jun

The New Face of Education (LINC Conference, 25 May 2016)

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If education is a way for young people to learn to analyse, empathise, and verbalise, then this was proved manifold... Read More →
10Jun

Maths: shaping up nicely!

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Over the last few months, the Maths team has been developing a module that will enable students to enjoy geometry,... Read More →
06Jun

Physics: Getting into motion!

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Motion, moving from one point to another, seems intuitive, yet opens up fascinating facets when explored more closely. Say, a cricket... Read More →
03Jun

Baseline Survey: Teachers in Rajasthan (3 May – 10 May 2016)

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The CLIx Baseline Surveys aim to gather evidence on the current status of knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) around the... Read More →
31May

Baseline Survey: Teachers in Mizoram (18 April – 2 May 2016)

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The CLIx Baseline Surveys aim to gather evidence on the current status of knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) around the... Read More →
27May

Rajasthan Field Trials: The Learning Process (5-6 May 2016)

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This May, the CLIx English Team visited sizzling (38℃) Rajasthan for two days, only to be surprised by cooling showers that... Read More →
25May

TPD for i2C: Roll-out in Aizawl (Mizoram), 18 April – 5 May 2016

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The first roll-out of CLIx TPD (Teacher Professional Development) for i2C (invitation to CLIx) took place in the computer labs... Read More →
20May

Telangana Field Trials, 11-13 April, 2016

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The course is being developed around students listening to audio stories, followed by tasks that focus on listening and speaking... Read More →

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