Indian Central Schools go online to reach locked down students
15th April 2020
New Delhi April 15 2020: Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), the central government schools organization has gone digital to impart education to its students during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown
KVS Delhi Region has created IDs on Facebook and YouTube to begin online classes in all subjects for the students of class 6 to 12. Online live classes for classes 6 to 8 started from April 13 while, KVS Delhi Region has already started the online live classes for 9 to 12 on Facebook and YouTube.
There are approximately 90,000 views and 40,000 comments in two days of running the classes. There are 13343 subscribers on YouTube channel of Delhi Region, says the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
A team of teachers across all streams and classes from KVs was chosen to begin these live interactive classes.
A timetable was framed for all subjects and shared with the students through the WhatsApp school groups and YouTube. Specific instructions regarding these live classes were given to the principals of KVS Delhi Region, who then shared the same with the teachers and students. A playlist has also been created on the YouTube for the students to view these lessons, class and subject-wise.
Teachers are preparing lessons using different software like power point windows, movie makers and screen recorder etc to create educational videos and are uploaded on a dedicated YouTube channel. Teachers also provide questions for homework, assignments and send to the students using different apps/software like Google Form, Kahoot.com (For MCQ), Hot potatoes and Quizzes.com.