AP School Readiness Programme Guidelines & Action Plan: The State Project Director, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad has issued certain guidelines for Launch of a 45-day program of School Readiness for class I and II and Class Readiness for classes II to X across the State in Telugu and Urdu medium schools from 15th June to 13th August 2020.
In this connection, SPD has informed that on the lines of the recommendations of the PAB, the focus is given to the acquisition of Language skills (LSRW) and Mathematical Skills( 4 Fundamental Processes) by children of classes 2nd to 10th of Telugu and Urdu medium schools. In respect of school readiness, the teachers will take up relevant Playful Activities in order to make the child ready Psychologically, Physically and sociologically and also to receive the instruction more in an informal way.
AP School Readiness Programme Guidelines & Action Plan:
SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMME:
School Readiness Programme: to ensure that every child seeking admission into class I &II is Psychologically, Physically and sociologically ready to receive instruction in a child-friendly environment.
a) To make the children acquainted to school environment, thereby ensuring a smooth induction into the schooling system.
b) To create a child friendly environment in the school for class I students.
c) To make young children feel, comfortable and happy to attend the school regularly without any fear.
d) To develop pre learning skills.
e) To expose the children to Early Reading early writing and early maths programme.
Plan of Action
a) The content of the program is based on play, songs, rhymes, activities on Sensory-motor skills, scribbling, storytelling, picture reading, counting, arranging the objects in descending order and ascending order according to the size, etc.
b) It is to inform all teachers that a day-wise schedule and activities indicated in the module given to the school during the last academic year shall be followed.
c) The five-word formulae of Aata, Paata, Maata, Story, and Creativity will be the process of achieving the objectives.
d) The teacher will collect additional information and stories on the topics given in School Readiness and have to be kept ready for the program.
e) The program should be in a novel way and the teacher should be a facilitator to drive the information from the students.
f) The program is designed for children those who are lagging behind the basic skills among the children.
g) To implement the syllabus to normal students as it is.
Morning and afternoon Session for first class: (Pre-lunch) includes Action Rhyme, conversations (Muchchatlu) stories, Creativity, Rhymes, Additional activities, and game.
Resource Support: Teacher will deal with the session directly using the relevant resource material