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Start Your Own Study Group - Nine Tips
You want to teach your children about India.
You wonder how to get started with a study
group for your children.
This is what one group did: In 2004
four families came together and started a study group about India
with their children. They called this group Indianroots.
Many of the things described here draw on the experiences of the
parents and children of Indianroots. The parents got involved
with their children's schools and developed teaching kits for global
education programs there. Many of the parents from Indianroots
are part of the Teach India Project.
These parents were able
to organize themselves and so can you. It was
difficult to find materials to teach and learn but now through this
web site and newsletter of the Teach India Project you can find
lessons, activities, guidance and information to help you.
Talk to as many people as you can about starting a study group.
You will probably be surprised at how many people share your
Be specific about what you want to study and learn –
it helps to have a plan.
Make a lesson plan for each meeting of
the study group. These are links to two lesson plans from this
Gandhi Lesson Plan and
Lesson Plans\collecting family stories lesson plan.htm
a map of India. You can print one from the links on this page:
Lessons\India At A Glance.htm Larger maps can be
ordered online from many web sites. Or you can make a big map by
enlarging a smaller one. Instructions on how to do this are at
Try and make use of as many kinds of resources as you can – online web
sites, books and games, articles and pamphlets, clothing,
decorations, artifacts, old photographs, music and movies. Our
lesson plans tell you how.
resources with others in your study group, community members, and
teachers. Remember - we all have simple things around the house
that tell the most interesting stories.
to the Newsletter of the Teach India Project.