Sub: Municipal Administration Department -Implementation of Pre-Schools in Urban areas in the State -Strengthening of centres with Digital learning material-Regarding.
I) Review meeting held in the chambers of Hon'ble Minster for MA&UD, A.P., Secretariat, dated 29.09.2018
2) Instructions of the Hon'ble Minister for MA&UD, A.P., dt.22.10.2018
All the Commissioners of ULBs in the State are hereby informed that, during the review meeting held in the chambers of Hon'ble Minster for MA&UD, A.P., Secretariat, dated 29.09.2018, it was decided to strengthen the Anganwadi Centres academically and to support the Anganwadi Teachers with Teaching -Learning Material preferably 3D material.
As per the instructions issued in the reference ISl cited. a Committee was constituted with the State Pre-Schools consultant, State Anganwadi Co-ordinator and 13 District Consultants of Pre-Schools for identifying the ready made 3D TLM, which are available in the local market.
On enquiry and after going through demos given by the different Agencies, the Committee have suggested that the Academic Support Material should have the following parameters.
The Learning Kit should have the following items of material:
» Easy to use set of Flash cards and Mobile App.
» Can be used with any Smart Phone and No additional cost for any new hardware
» This learning kit should be able to enhance the digital learning of kids and provide 3D experience under the Teaher's Supervision.
» Enables Pre-Schools to offer digital base learning without major investment.
» A Projector is to be available in the learning kit
Specifications of the Learning Kit:
» Pre-School Curriculum based 3D Digital learning kit with a Projector and App » Augmented reality » Colourful nash cards with innovative learning solutions.
Content of the Kit: (Minimum suggestive)
- Exciting set of26 words with 30 models and Phonics
- Learn about animals with 3D effects an animation
- Learn about vehicles and mot ion
- Fruits and Vegetables Learn about Fruits! Vegetables and nutritional value.
- Learn 2 Read Series..
- Alphabets, Rhyming words, sight words and sentences. Introduction to words and sentence forming.
Benefits to Children
» Interactive: Children learn to focus the device on the flash card and build eye / handcoordination.
» Exciting: Children are excited at seeing the objects come to life.
» Engaging: Children begin exploring the objects and associating spellings and phonics.
» Entertaining: Children treat playing with smart phones as fun. Repeated play immerses the children enabling them to recognize spellings.
Indicative Cost of Flash Card, Digital Learning Material with Projector and Mobile App : Not exceeding Rs.14,OOO/-(per kit)
4. Therefore, all the Municipal Commissioners of 110 ULBs in the State are requested to procure and provide the above specified Flash Card based Digital learning kit with Projector and Mobile App @ 2 kits to all the merged Anganwadi Centres and 1 kit to Single Centres duly meeting the expenditure from ULB funds or through CSR component.
5. Treat this as MOST IMPORTANT and complete the task at an early date.