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Learning Environmental Studies at Primary Level 2 – Curriculum and Pedagogy of EVS

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Unit 5 Approaches to Teaching-Learning EVS

  • 5.0 Introduction
  • 5.1 Learning Objectives
  • 5.2 Engaging Every Child in Learning
  • 5.2.1 Meeta Teaches EVS To The Children Of Class III
  • 5.2.2 Amrut, An EVS Teacher
  • 5.2.3 Read And Reflect
  • 5.3 Activity-Based Learning
  • 5.3.1 What Kind of Activities For EVS?
  • 5.3.2 Some Sample Activities
  • 5.3.3 Organising Activity-Based Teaching-Learning
  • 5.3.4 Making Activity-Based Learning Work
  • 5.3.5 Advantages of Activity-Based Learning Approaches
  • 5.3.6 An Example of An EVS Activity
  • 5.4 Cooperative Learning Approaches
  • 5.4.1 Benefits of Cooperative Learning
  • 5.4.2 Principles of Cooperative Learning
  • 5.4.3 Advantages of Using Cooperative Learning For EVS
  • 5.4.4 Challenges in Cooperative Learning
  • 5.5 Let Us Sum Up
  • 5.6 Model Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 5.7 Suggested Readings and References
  • 5.8 Unit- End Exercises

Unit 6 Methods of Teaching-Learning EVS

  • 6.0 Introduction
  • 6.1 Learning Objectives
  • 6.2 Selecting an Appropriate Teaching-Learning Method
  • 6.3 The Observation Method
  • 6.3.1 Using Observation Method
  • 6.3.2 Advantages
  • 6.4 Creative Expressions
  • 6.4.1 Creative Expressions in EVS
  • 6.4.2 Tips for Facilitating Creative Expressions
  • 6.5 Small Group Discussions
  • 6.5.1 Steps to Organizing Small Group Discussions
  • 6.5.2 Appropriateness for EVS
  • 6.5.3 Facilitating Effective Group Discussions
  • 6.6 Projects for EVS
  • 6.6.1 Steps of Project Method
  • 6.6.2 An Example of Project
  • 6.6.3 Merits of Project Method
  • 6.6.4 Limitations of Project Method
  • 6.6.5 Role of the Teacher
  • 6.7 Visits for Learning
  • 6.7.1 Example: Organizing a Field Trip For Plant Study
  • 6.7.2 Steps to a Successful Visit for Learning
  • 6.8 Experiments for Teaching-Learning of EVS
  • 6.8.1 Appropriateness for EVS
  • 6.8.2 Challenges
  • 6.8.3 An Example of Experiments
  • 6.9 Problem Solving
  • 6.9.1 Steps to Problem Solving
  • 6.9.2 Appropriateness for EVS
  • 6.10 Let Us Sum Up
  • 6.11 Model Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 6.12 Suggested Readings and References
  • 6.13 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 7 Planning Teaching-Learning of EVS

  • 7.0 Introduction
  • 7.1 Learning Objectives
  • 7.2 The Need for Planning
  • 7.3 Steps in Planning
  • 7.4 Planning EVS Lessons
  • 7.4.1 Daily Lesson Notes
  • 7.5 Annual Lesson Plans
  • 7.6 Planning For Progress, Participation and Resource Use
  • 7.6.1 Students’ Progress
  • 7.6.2 Participation of Students in Planning
  • 7.6.3 Resource Planning
  • 7.7 Let Us Sum Up
  • 7.8 Model Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 7.9 Suggested Readings and References
  • 7.10 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 8 Resources and Materials for Teaching-Learning of EVS

  • 8.0 Introduction
  • 8.1 Learning Objectives
  • 8.2 What is a Learning Resource?
  • 8.3 Significance of Learning Resources in EVS
  • 8.4 Types of Resources and their Use
  • 8.4.1 Community Resources
  • 8.4.2 Institutional Resources
  • 8.4.3 Elements of Nature as Learning Resources
  • 8.4.4 Media Resources
  • 8.4.5 Technology Resources
  • 8.4.6 Human Made Resources
  • 8.5 Using Locally Available Materials Creatively
  • 8.6 Schools as Resource Centres : Creating a Treasure House
  • 8.7 Role of Children and Community in Developing and Maintaining Resource Pools
  • 8.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 8.9 Model Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 8.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 8.11 Unit-End Exercise

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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