One of the greatest achievements of The Vikramshila school in Bigha is the mobile library. With the internet, the culture of reading and libraries had died down over the years and it was decided that if the community didn't come to the library, then the library would be taken to them.


In the fourth issue of LLT, published in July 2013, read about reading aloud, using multilinguality as a classroom resource, pedagogical tools to check the language bias among teachers, and how to use learners’ responses as feedback for planning reteaching. Like other issues of LLT, this issue also comes with a range of articles, some book reviews, reports and classroom activities.

The writer feels that every subject taught can be enlivened by a relevant story. Her article looks at how teachers can bring life into their classes through story-telling.

The author shares an interesting activity that she organized for her students to build their ability to read and comprehend.  

This issue of Learning Curve is devoted to the theme of language learning. In it, students, teachers, field practitioners and academicians talk about what language means to them, its multiple benefits and the issues and challenges associated with its learning.

Silent reading is an excellent way to invite and encourage children to get reading. It offers children the opportunity to read in their own time and space, without worrying about their voice or pronunciation. This technique enables them to concentrate on the material to be read and helps in total comprehension.

A basic knowledge of the English language is an essential skill today. This worksheet has activities that will test the reading and writing levels of children and improve their knowledge of the subject.

A variety of skills like sequencing, punctuation, reading skills, dictionary skills etc., can be developed in the language class while teaching any language. Here are a set of generic worksheets in English that test some of these skills.

If libraries have to be inviting and attractive to kids today, they too need to undergo a makeover. They have to be fun, exciting, and worth one’s while.


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