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CLIx Open Day: Learning with Games (07.08.2018)

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World of Work in Rajasthan.

May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Stairway to Heaven

May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Walking the last mile

February 26, 2018 / 1 Comments

A TREAT for Writers (15.01.18 – 19.01.18)

January 29, 2018 / 1 Comments

Breeding Confidence!

January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

When Peers Are Teachers

December 8, 2017 / 0 Comments

Enabling CLIx English Student Module Roll Out

September 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Mizoram Face-to-Face Training

September 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Leveraging Our Key Resource for Research

July 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Teachers’ First Experience of Computers

July 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

CLIx at the MATSDA Conference 2017

July 10, 2017 / 1 Comments

The Validity Chapter

June 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

A Memorable Internship

June 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

Digital Literacy Training, Mizoram

June 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

KCL-TISS Assessments Workshop Series

June 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

Chhattisgarh Classrooms Welcome CLIx

April 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Science Writing

March 20, 2017 / 1 Comments

Rollout of Confidence in Mizoram

March 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

English TPD Journey,2016

March 3, 2017 / 1 Comments

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

Learning How to Learn English in Mizoram

February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Mathematics Module Rollout in Chhattisgarh

February 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

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31Oct

16th GLOBELICS International Conference on Innovation and “Development University” concept (24.10.2018-26.10.2018)

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The 16th GLOBELICS International Conference 2018 was hosted by Science and Technology Policy Research Institute of the Council for Scientific… Read More →

26Oct

When each one, taught one !

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Through CLIx, we train teachers in the methods to maintain computer labs. During this work, I wondered why we train… Read More →

26Oct

Maths- Learning Outcome Study in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh (01.07.2018- 31.10.2018)

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The CLIx mathematics team conducted a Learning Outcome (LO) study to assess the efficacy of its Geometric Reasoning (GR) module… Read More →

16Oct

CLIx Uni(que)versalised: Moving and Expanding Beyond the Four States! (05.10.2018)

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CLIx facilitated the student–teacher training workshop held at Kapila Khandelval College of Education (KKCE) on 5 October 2018. This workshop… Read More →

29Sep

CLIx at the Education and e-Learning (EeL 2018) Conference, Singapore (24.09.2018-25.09.2018)

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We reached Singapore on 23rd September to participate in an international conference . This was the 8th annual International   Conference… Read More →

29Sep

Experiences of Tech4Transformation 2.0 (12.09.2018)

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The Tech4Transformation event was organised by the Tata Trusts on 12 September 2018 to celebrate its 126th year of inception…. Read More →

26Sep

CLIx Open Day: Learning with Games (07.08.2018)

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CLIx is now a part of the conversation with many TISS campuses. What the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) project was… Read More →

26Sep

From Data Glut to Dissemination: How to Visualise and Communicate Data ( 21.08.2018-25.08.2018)

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The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, organised a five-day certificate training programme on ‘data analysis, visualisation and… Read More →

07Sep

Connected Learning at Scale: An International Symposium (08.08.18-09.08.18)

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When the idea of an international symposium was first mooted, there was excitement and also niggling apprehension. Would we at… Read More →

13Jul

SCERT Joins TISS for OER in Chhattisgarh (04.06.2018 – 09.06.2018)

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SCERT, Raipur and TISS Mumbai conducted a 5-day Open Educational Resources (OER) Curation workshop at SCERT, Raipur, from 4 to… Read More →

05Jul

Data, the New Oil (21.06.2018 – 22.06.2018)

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As Clive Humby, (British mathematician) says, ‘Data is the new oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined, it cannot really be… Read More →

29Jun

Tech Workshop for CLIx Platform 2018 Installation in Mizoram (07.06.2018-14.06.2018)

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The CLIx team and developers put in great efforts to create the CLIx platform 2018, gathering feedback and experiences from… Read More →

21Jun

Rajasthan Teacher Educator Training (21.05.2018-02.06.2018)

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For capacity building of resource group of CLIx program in the state one day introductory workshop were held on 16,17… Read More →

14Jun

What does Assessing Learning of a Language mean? (21.05.18 – 7.06.18)

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‘Have I learnt to speak fluently?’ ‘Can I speak accurately?’ — attempting to answer some of these questions for assessing… Read More →

28May

Master Trainers: The First Meeting (16.05.18 – 18.05.18)

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Moving from the green hills of Mizoram, the next stop in the TPD journey of 2018 is the desert land:… Read More →

21May

World of Work in Rajasthan.

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For many years, Rajasthan has been facing the issue of unemployment. While the schools provide formal education, neither the schools… Read More →

14May

The Stairway to Heaven

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Mizoram was the first state that CLIx went to in 2016 with Teacher Trainings. It was only right that we… Read More →

07May

Adopting and Adapting CLIx Technologies

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As CLIx enters its fourth year, proudly carrying the badge of UNESCO laureate, the focus is on the quality, scalability… Read More →

26Apr

Work Week, Fun Meet (19.03.18 – 23.03.18)

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What happens when a crowd of over a 100 meet for a week? What if they are work colleagues from… Read More →

16Apr

UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week 2018 – Skills for a Connected World (26.03.18 -30.03.18)

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The Mobile Learning Week 2018 -Skills for a Connected World (#MLW2018), organised by UNESCO in Paris from 26 to 30… Read More →

13Apr

Understanding Finland Education in Three Days

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Ajay and I landed in Helsinki on the night of 11 March with the objective of understanding Finland’s education system… Read More →

06Apr

CLIx Wins UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of ICT in Education (07.03.18)

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 The CLIx Team has been working hard from the inception of the initiative on 2 February 2015. When we look… Read More →

04Apr

The 360-Degree TPD Review – Part 2 (21.02.18 – 23.02.18)

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Recast your current problems into proactive goals.  This advice from Suze Orman was the motto of the three-day TPD Review… Read More →

19Mar

The 360-Degree TPD Review – Part 1 (21.02.18 – 23.02.18)

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Feedback is a gift. Ideas are the currency of our next success. Let people see you value both feedback and… Read More →

16Mar

Educational Festival and ICT Mela (21.02.18-23.02.18)

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The All-India Children’s Educational Audio Video Festival (AICEAVF) aims to promote creative expression among educational media professionals, teacher educators, teachers… Read More →

09Mar

Orientation on Midline-2 Survey in Jaipur (12.02.18)

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The CLIx Research Team is conducting the Midline-2 survey in Rajasthan from 14 February 2018. The survey will covera sample… Read More →

05Mar

Two steps forward, one step back: Change in a Village School in Rajasthan (05.02.18 – 07.02.18)

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The Kuthadakalan village school is located about 20 kilometres from Jaipur city. I’ve seen this school through three seasons. The… Read More →

26Feb

Walking the last mile

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Neil Selwyn (2002) criticizes education technology research for being characterized by “an excessive technological optimism bordering on technophillia.” In order to… Read More →

16Feb

Katral Thiruvizha—Learning Festival in Pondicherry (22.01.18 – 24.01.18)

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In this blog, we share our experience of the learning festival ‘Katral Thiruvizha’ organised by the Azim Premji Foundation in… Read More →

09Feb

Poster on Invitation to CLIx (I2C) at epiSTEME 7 Conference (05.01.18 – 08.01.18)

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We attended the epiSTEME7 conference organised by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai, to present a poster titled:… Read More →

29Jan

A TREAT for Writers (15.01.18 – 19.01.18)

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An action research project needs time and space to present our insights to the world in various fora such as… Read More →

29Jan

CLIx Participation in epiSTEME Conference (05.01.18 – 08.01.18)

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The epiSTEME series of biennial conferences is a series of international conferences to review research on Science, Technology and Mathematics… Read More →

09Jan

Breeding Confidence!

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We techies at CLIx (Satej, Rachana, Kedar and I) decided to be Santas to the researchers and give them Sirohi… Read More →

02Jan

Astronomy on the Ground (28.11.17 – 09.12.17)

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  On 27 November 2017, nine science teachers from different schools of Jaipur district of Rajasthan participated in a teacher… Read More →

26Dec

Tech Team’s Visit to Jaipur (04.12.17 – 09.12.17)

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This blog outlines the tech team’s field visit to Jaipur from 4 to 9 December 2017. Our team of four… Read More →

18Dec

Become a Celestial Body to Learn Astronomy! (27.11.17 – 01.12.17)

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What are the ways to learn science? We read and write, of course! Sometimes we come across interesting phenomena such… Read More →

15Dec

CLIx Maths TPD Workshop at Warangal, Telangana (06.11.17 – 08.11.17)

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This blog describes the highlights of the CLIx mathematics TPD workshop conducted from 6 to 8 November 2017 in Warangal… Read More →

13Dec

Chhattisgarh NVS Workshop (06.11.17 – 11.11.17)

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In this blog, we describe the activities that mathematics teachers from Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti engaged in during the face-to-faceworkshop held… Read More →

08Dec

When Peers Are Teachers

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  What happens when a person who speaks only English and Hindi goes to rollout CLIx modules in a school… Read More →

30Nov

Values and Life Skills Education in Adolescence (22.11.17 -23.11.17)

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Are stories the best medium for values education? What are the other interesting ways to present values? What are the… Read More →

20Nov

Learning to Work with Friends (23.10.17 – 03.11.17)

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While learning through computers is widely considered to promote an individualistic classroom culture where students learn from devices on their… Read More →

13Nov

Observation and Feedback from Production in Mizoram (23.10.17 – 03.11.17)

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Exposing students to media is a direct consequence of integrating technology into their classroom. The production team at CLIx works… Read More →

10Nov

J-WEL, a Laboratory for Education (09.10.17 – 12.10.17)

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Abdul Latif Jameel-World Education Lab (J-WEL) has been setup at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to spark ‘a global… Read More →

06Nov

Diary from Higher Education @ Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) Week (09.10.17 -12.10.17)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) organised the Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) event from 9–12 October 2017 at the McGovern… Read More →

03Nov

Physical Science Face-to-Face Workshop at Rangareddy (05.10.17 – 11.10.17)

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The three-day face-to-face training for physical science teachers was conducted in Rangareddy at two centres, Masab Tank and Vikarabad, from… Read More →

30Oct

CLIx Maths Rollout in Two Schools in Jaipur, Rajasthan (22.09.17)

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Two members of the CLIx maths team visited two schools in Jaipur district on 22 September 2017 for rollout observation… Read More →

27Oct

Implementation Support in Mizoram (02.10.17 – 14.10.17)

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I visited Mizoram, the land of hills, yet again in 2–14 October 2017— this time to continue support for student… Read More →

20Oct

Science Face-to-Face Training, Sirohi (23.09.17)

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To enable teachers to effectively implement the CLIx science modules in schools, a one-day training programme was organised in Sirohi,… Read More →

17Oct

One-Day Interaction with Teachers in Jaipur (20.09.17)

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It was a one-day training programme for the CLIx science modules and the online teachers’ course (RTICT). Because we were… Read More →

13Oct

CLIx English Workshops in Telangana (05.09.17 -17.09.17)

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I found myself in the ‘City of Nawabs’ this September! We went to this beautiful historical city to train teachers… Read More →

10Oct

CLIx English in Maharashtra: A Tata Trust–L&T Collaboration (21.09.17-22.09.17)

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A two-day training in CLIx English modules was held for the personnel of Pratham InfoTech Sanchar Ltd on 21–22 September… Read More →

06Oct

CLIx Mathematics TPD Workshop in Karim Nagar, Telangana (06.09.17 – 13.09.17)

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Mathematics teacher professional development (TPD) workshops were conducted in Karimnagar district of Telangana from 6 to 8 September and then… Read More →

03Oct

Science Face-to-Face Workshop-Telangana (06.09.17-16.09.17)

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A three-day Science workshop was conducted in Telangana state in four spells from 6th to 16th September 2017. Teachers of… Read More →

29Sep

Reflections by a Teacher on CLIx Training (09.08.17- 11.08.17)

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I have come across many kinds of teacher trainings. But the CLIx training was quite different from the rest. It… Read More →

22Sep

Training and interaction with the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya teachers in Dhamtari (01.09.17 – 03.09.17)

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“One child, one book, one pen and one teacher can change the world” – Malala Yousafzai. We started September 2017… Read More →

14Sep

Enabling CLIx English Student Module Roll Out

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Leaving behind the Mumbai monsoon, we headed straight into the scorching heat of Jaipur to support the field team to… Read More →

07Sep

CLIx Mathematics Teachers workshop (09.08.17-11.09.17)

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A three-day mathematics teachers’ workshop was organized in Sirohi, Rajasthan, from 9 to 11 August 2017. The workshop introduced teachers… Read More →

05Sep

Mizoram Face-to-Face Training

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Even at very short notice, the science team was ready for the science teachers workshop held in Mizoram on 9… Read More →

24Aug

Assimilating Technology with Classroom Teaching: A Teacher Writes

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To address some of the needs and concerns raised by teachers, the English Team spent months ideating and developing new… Read More →

17Aug

Digital Literacy: Connecting Schools to Schools

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In the midst of the summer break, our army of implementation, technical and hardware representatives inaugurated the ‘most prestigious’ school… Read More →

14Aug

SCERT, Chattisgarh: OER Workshop for 250 High Schools

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SCERT conducted a four-day in-house workshop on Curriculum Mapping and open educational resources (OER) from 27 June to 30 June… Read More →

04Aug

Science Face-2-Face Training at Chhattisgarh

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A three-day workshop for science teachers in SCERT, Raipur, was conducted from 14 to 16 July 2017. The objective of… Read More →

28Jul

Leveraging Our Key Resource for Research

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Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) is an action research project. In action research, data and research inform practice in the field,… Read More →

21Jul

Teachers’ First Experience of Computers

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Cluster-level training was held at Karimnagar, Warangal and Ranga Reddy during 19–29 June 2017. A total of 1,552 teachers were… Read More →

14Jul

The English Intern: The Voice Inside        

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No teacher, preacher, parent, friend Or wise man can decide What’s right for you—just listen to The voice that speaks… Read More →

10Jul

CLIx at the MATSDA Conference 2017

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It was about four months ago that Sujata and I spotted a call for papers (CfP) for the Materials Development… Read More →

30Jun

On Language Teaching and Learning: Sharing the CLIx English Experience in Vietnam

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The CLIx English team got an opportunity to talk about their field experience of developing and implementing the CLIx English… Read More →

19Jun

The Validity Chapter

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Are you a teacher? A parent? A student? Ever been in one of these roles? If yes, then you must… Read More →

16Jun

Cluster-Level Orientation of Teachers, Jaipur (12.05.17 – 20.05.17)

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For the teachers participating in the CLIx programme in Jaipur, Rajasthan, a cluster-level two-day orientation was held from 12 May… Read More →

12Jun

A Memorable Internship

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The six-week internship was a compulsory part of my curriculum at the Media and Cultural Studies at Tata Institute of… Read More →

09Jun

Digital Literacy Training, Mizoram

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The CLIx Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Reflective Teaching in ICT for in-service teachers in elementary and secondary schools has a… Read More →

05Jun

KCL-TISS Assessments Workshop Series

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It all began with a chance conversation on a trip to King’s College, London (KCL) in May 2016, when Prof… Read More →

02Jun

Teacher Educators and Teacher Leaders in Rajasthan (02.05.17- 03.05.17)

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On 2–3 May 2017, Deepak Verma, my colleague from Eklavya and Science team lead, CLIx, and I met the teachers… Read More →

29May

Data Collection for Midline Study (25.04.17 – 08.05.17)

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A midline study for assessing the impact of CLIx intervention in the academic year 2016–17 was recently undertaken in Chhattisgarh,… Read More →

26May

Mist in the Mountains – an observation visit to Aizwal, Mizoram (17.04.17-21.04.17)

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Schools drenched in the downpour, people walking through a mist in the evening, classrooms full of guileless Mizo boys and… Read More →

22May

Technology Workshop Mizoram (25.04.17 – 29.04.17)

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Summer took a break in Mizoram when dark clouds drifted over the state to give it cooler days. With lightning,… Read More →

19May

CLIx Maths: Proportional Reasoning with Dharavi Students

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The CLIx Mathematics team conducted a trial of its first lesson at the BMC Transit Camp School in Dharavi. Dharavi… Read More →

17May

Teacher Educator Training Workshop, Hyderabad (30.03.17 – 03.04.17)

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The teacher educator workshop was conducted from 30 March 2017 to 3 April 2017 at IASE,  Hyderabad. It was the… Read More →

08May

Fresh Beginnings in Learner Autonomy with CLIx English! (10.04.2017-14.04.2017)

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It’s a bright, sunny day in the hills as I wind my way towards Ramhlun (South) High School. I’m looking… Read More →

08May

Joy of Learning: Science Teacher Training Workshop, Bihar (23.01.2017-28.01.2017)

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I recently joined the Eklavya team in conducting a teacher training workshop at Hajipur, Vaishali, Bihar. I worked with experienced… Read More →

28Apr

TISSx Workshop at Hyderabad (20.03.17- 24.03.17)

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In September 2016, CLIx organised the CLIx Open Online/Ongoing Lab workshop to introduce implementation field teams to the CLIx platform…. Read More →

24Apr

Transitioning from Print to Digital: Science Authoring Workshop

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The authoring workshop conducted by the CLIx technology team on 16–17 March gave an opportunity to the Science Team at… Read More →

21Apr

“I didn’t know that hydra could dance!!!! ”: Biology Team Field Visit to Mizoram – Part II

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We began the implementation of the CLIx biology module in the Mizoram schools witha brief interaction with students and teachers…. Read More →

21Apr

Biology Team Field Visit to Mizoram – Part I

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“A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.” — Carl Sagan Biology is taught… Read More →

17Apr

Trial Run of English TPD Certificate Course

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The Communicative English Language Teaching course is a certification course TISS will offer to teachers of the four states where… Read More →

10Apr

Learning by Doing at the Exciting and Exacting IIT-Bx Workshop

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On 3 March 2017, the IIT-Bombay (IITBx) team hosted CLIx members eager to learn how to create a course on… Read More →

07Apr

Chhattisgarh Classrooms Welcome CLIx

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We landed at the almost deserted airport of Raipur and had a quiet two-hour drive to Dhamtari where the English… Read More →

03Apr

Field Testing in Rajasthan: Trials and Tribulations

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Two girls work at a classroom computer, gingerly moving objects from one box to another while listening to the audio… Read More →

31Mar

Integrating Content with the Digital Platform: Facilitating Interactive Learning

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CLIx is developing a digital learning platform to present subject modules to students. The platform is being developed by the… Read More →

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 →

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