Language enrichment program for English

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  1. To develop teachers’ abilities to use multilingual, inclusive and innovative pedagogies in language teaching for enabling students to become comfortable with the languages taught in the school
  2. To strengthen language teachers' abilities to use contextual digital resources for addressing the language learning needs of children in their classroom
  3. To help teachers experience and internalize technology integration strengthening their technology, pedagogy and content understanding (TPCK)
  4. To facilitate the setting up of teachers’ Communities of Practice (CoPs) that can promote peer learning and mentoring and therefore enable continuous professional development (CPD)
  5. To make available all the resources created by teachers on an Open Educational Resource (OER) repository for easy and universal access.


Sl. No. Timing Sessions Session Details Resource Links
Session 1 9:00 to 10:00 AM Shared Context Understanding Understanding the diversity of learners, and teachers' perspectives on language learning; Discussing myths related to language learning (including MLE and insights from NCF) Mindmap 1. LEP Context - Mindmap

2. Myths about Language Learning

Session 2 10:00 to 10:30 AM Role of Storytelling in Language Learning Storytelling as a pedagogical tool Video on 'Stories as Pedagogy'
Tea Break (10:30 to 10:45 AM)
Session 3 10:45 - 11:00AM How LL can help in Language Learning - I What, Why, How of Language Lab Short presentation on Language Lab
Session 4 11:00AM -12:00PM How LL can help in Language Learning - II Demo of language lab (Online version – KOER link); Connecting Language Lab story resources to textbook-based Learning Outcomes through a demo of "Pishi caught in a Storm" (Lighthouse) with activities; Open discussion 1. Access Language lab

2. StoryWeaver story repository

Session 5 12:00 - 1:00PM How LL can help in Language Learning - III Demo of offline resources:

1. Kiwix app

2. Folder resources*

Download Kiwix Mobile apps
Lunch (1:00 to 1:45)
Session 6 1:45 - 2:15PM Exploring Story Resources Teachers will be given time to go through the various story resources (online/ offline); Troubleshooting if need be
Session 7 2:15 to 4:00PM Hands-on session

(In smaller groups)

Each group will work on one story: Discussion on how the story can be used in their classroom teaching; Mapping stories to their syllabus/ themes: Discussion on how the story can be used in their classroom teaching; Mapping stories to their syllabus/ themes; Connecting to LOs: Creating supplementary activities for stories A simple guide to 'Stories as Pedagogy'
Tea break (4:00 to 4:15PM)
Session 8 4:15 to 5:00 PM Way forward Consolidation of themes and suggestions for integration into classroom teaching; Inputs from teachers, Feedback form. Feedback form for participants


  1. Access Language lab
  2. Download Kiwix Mobile apps
  3. StoryWeaver story repository
  4. Link to access Story Resources Online.
  5. All teachers must visit National Book Trust and buy kilograms of story books 🙂 for their school libraries

Designed and conducted

  1. In collaboration with Bengaluru North DIET, for North 1 block teachers on July 14, 2023, Photo album of workshop
  2. In collaboration with Bengaluru North DIET, for North 2 block teachers, on August 1, 2023, at Karnataka Public School, 13th Cross Road, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru. photo gallery.

Workshop Feedback Form

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