In order to accelerate the learning process of students preparing for the SSLC examinations with the use of ICT tools, the IT@School project of Kerala Government has launched a dedicated YouTube channel and a resource portal. The project makes use of Social Media, Resource Portal & its broadcast channel to fortify the upcoming Board Examination preparations of about 4.50 lakh students in Kerala.
The unique resource portal of IT@School Project (resource.itschool.gov.in) has been packed with contents of Science, Social Science and Mathematics for benefiting students attending the SSLC examination (State Board Examination) commencing next month. The portal has been designed to enable the students to learn difficult portions of their subject through easy interactive animations and would also enable the students to conduct different experiments themselves.
According to K Anvar Sadath, Executive Director, IT@School Project, “Apart from interactive animations, the portal has also incorporated several Java applets and free software content including Videos, Graphs, Pictures etc. In addition to the Online access of contents in the Portal, its unique design also enables Offline access to every content, thus facilitating the students to download the required contents and use them whenever they want, without the need for having internet all the time”.
The Project has also established a dedicated YouTube channel (youtube.com/itsvicters) which currently is packed with the entire episodes of SSLC Orukkam 2012 - the exam preparatory programme for Std X students, being aired in IT@School ViCTERS educational channel. The channel includes specific programs on all subjects of Std X including language subjects. SSLC Orukkam is being telecasted in 5 phases viz Detailed Study, Revision, Model Questions, Warming Up and Count-down. The SSLC Orukkam programme includes sessions on how the students could prepare for the exam, easier methods or short-cuts for each subjects, specific points to be remembered, review of yesteryear’s question papers and probable questions for this year etc.
SSLC Orukkam is currently aired in ViCTERS channel every day morning at 6.30 AM & 11.30 AM, at noon at 1.30 PM and in evenings at 5.30 PM and 8 PM. Students could also view Live Telecast of SSLC Orukkam in ViCTERS channel through internet also via victers.itschool.gov.in. IT@School Project has also made arrangements in its You Tube channel for students to make round-the clock subject wise selection of contents.