Thursday, July 15, 2010

IT@School learning resources CD launched

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Each teacher should be able to develop learning resources based on the teaching-learning situation in a school, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has said.

He was speaking after releasing the ICT learning resources CD put together by the IT@School here on Thursday.

The IT@School should take the initiative in reaching such learning resources developed by teachers to every institution, he said.

Education Minister M.A. Baby was present on the occasion.

The 8 GB-CD packs information that is normally contained in eight CDs. The CD contains, among other things, resources for training in drawing and painting, for preparing a newspaper in class, an introduction to the Internet and resources for using the spreadsheet software.

According to a pressnote, the CD contains all the resources necessary for an effective use of the new ICT-based textbooks for standard eight.

The CD will be distributed to 60,000 teachers in the State. More than 12,500 teachers had been trained to use these resources, the press note added.

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