Chakmak - sparking an interest in leading and Learning

Viswanthan, Vinatha (2018) Chakmak - sparking an interest in leading and Learning. Learning Curve (31). pp. 64-66.

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Chakmak is a monthly science magazine in Hindi for children between the ages of 10 and 14 years. Conceived by Rex D’Rozario and Vinod Raina, it was launched in 1985. The idea was to encourage children to read, and in general, to supplement what they learnt at that age in schools while making it an enjoyable process. Chakmak at that time contained a fair amount of science in addition to stories, poems and pictures. The science was presented in diverse forms to hook readers, to encourage their creativity and encourage independent thinking. Poems, stories and illustrations by children were also published in each issue which helped children identify better with the magazine.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Viswanthan, Vinatha
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, TLM, Teaching-Learning Materials
Subjects: Social sciences
Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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