Our Vidyalaya’s project “ Library Junction: Developing an Online Academic Social Network” has been selected by the NCERT for implementation under the All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-11. (One among the two Kendriya Vidyalayas selected from across the country). The project implementation period is from 10 November 2010 to 10 February 2011.
A website www.libraryjunction.net has already been launched for the project.
The objectives of the project are,
i) Creating an easily accessible and user friendly online learning platform which connects the library, teachers and students.
ii) Facilitating student-teacher collaborative learning practices.
iii) Reaching out to the new generation users of the library at their own space and time.
iv) Facilitating information and knowledge sharing.
v) Cultivating the love towards books, reading, web and libraries.
vi) Developing information and media literacy skills.
vii) Inspiring critical thinking and innovation.
The project team will be under the leadership of the Principal and consists of ten teachers from different subject areas and 100 students from Class VIII-XI. There will be technical sessions for the members on the use of the network.