After two years of implementing Read with Me project in South Khorasan in the towns of Ghaennat, Nehbandan, Khusf, Darmian and Birjand, in this year RWM project was leaded to Boshrouyeh and children in first, second, third and fourth grade in 11 elementary schools and kindergartens based in the same schools joined this program. This project which was started by the Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature in cooperation with South Khorasan Education Office and the financial support of Yavari Cultural Community in this region, on 3-4 December 2015 held the first series of its workshops for 70 teachers and tutors of this town under the supervision of Maryam Akhgari, RWM project responsible of South Khorasan.
At the first day of the workshops Mr. Rezvanian, Head of Boshrouyeh Education Office, Mr. Ehsani, Elementary Educations Administrative Assistant and Mr. Ghaemi, Preschool supervisor in South Khorasan Education Office welcomed guests, tutors and teachers and mentioned the importance of Books and Book Reading with children. In this Session the Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature and Yavari Cultural Community were appreciated for the implementation of this project in this town.
In the workshops the institute’s experts, Mehri Safai, Maryam Akhgari and Soheila Fallahpour represented the methods of Reading Aloud and performing Book Related Art Activities, performing a Shadow Play and working with “Learning Sounds” and “Learning Alphabet” packages. The tutors and teachers of this town learned about “Quality Books”, “How to hold Book Reading Sessions”, “Reading Aloud”, “Story Elements”, “Making three different kinds of masks”, “Shadow Play”, “Making a Play Scene” and “Making Hand Puppets” in these workshops.
This year totally 1200 children are covered by RWM project in Boshrouyeh. In this program 3310 books, 390 handbooks and 67850 Activity Sheets have been delivered to children, tutors and teachers in this town by Yavari Cultural Community.
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