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Teaching with Cultural Diversity
June 29, 2017

Our classrooms are expected to be diverse. In our Libraries in Schools program, we carefully and very intentionally select our schools on a criteria of diversity and then proceed to embrace this range of utter un-uniformity. The ethos of ‘access to all’ is made real by choosing schools with a high density of children coming […]

The picturesque island of Corjuem hosts the only co-ed high school in Aldona – Mae-de-Deus High School. Bookworm has been conducting sessions under its LiS (Libraries in Schools) Program in this school since September 2015. At the end of every academic year since then, the Principal and teachers of this school have always offered some […]

Of Storytelling; By a Storyteller
June 10, 2017

‘The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling….’ With a few lines dramatized to perfection, and delivered in bold and confident strokes, Raj had all of us captive. Our ears and minds absorbed each word from her mouth, as they spoke through different characters; each pause pregnant with expectation. The captive audience […]

Press feature: For the love of reading
May 29, 2017

Bookworm in Goa is a creative space of constant and thoughtful engagement A library appears the most innocuous of spaces, and a children’s library doubly so. But Sujata Noronha, the director of Goa’s Bookworm Trust, knows differently. “Literacy is about reading the world, and not just the word,” she paraphrases Paulo Freire, the Brazilian educator, […]

This is first part of the Data Science blog posts which are coming up over the next few months Over the course of the last few years of running the Libraries in Schools program, one thing we have been constantly doing is to improve and incorporate innovations using technology to manage our school data. In […]

WE ARE HIRING!
April 28, 2017

Interested in working with our Libraries in Schools program? Email your cv to careers@bookwormgoa.in. Candidates from in and around Panjim are preferred. Frequently Asked Questions What are the qualifications required for the opening? We are looking graduates and postgraduates in any discipline with an interest in working with books and children in a library based […]

An Open House
April 20, 2017

Ruth Krauss in her book Open House for Butterflies illustrated with Maurice  Sendak  writes, Everybody should be quiet Near a little stream and listen Today, I had that joy, not near a stream but within the library – my idea of a stream and I listened to the excited voices of 45 school teachers and […]

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