In these visits, Mr. Ghaemi, Preschool supervisor in South Khorasan Education Office, Mr. Fouladi, Preschool and School supervisor in Khusf Education Office, Mr. Ramezani, Preschool and School supervisor in Darmian Education Office, Mr. Vatanparast, Nurture supervisor in Darmian Education Office, Mr. Ehsaninejad, Preschool and School supervisor in Boshrouyeh Education Office and Mrs. Aminipour, Education Administrative Assistant in Boshrouyeh Education Office accompanied experts from the Institute for Research on the History of Children’s Literature.
In these visits the tutors and teachers’ method of implementing RWM plan such as reading aloud, activities before and after reading, artistic and dramatic activities related to books, learning sounds and learning alphabet were evaluated and RWM experts answered teachers’ questions and problems and mentioned the strong points in their work which was numerous and encouraged them.
In Khusf and Darmian, preschool tutors and first-grade teachers who implement the project for the second year, have shown great dexterity and creativity. Other teachers who have replaced old teachers and are experiencing Read with Me project for the first year, have also acted well and hard. But the remarkable and pleasant point was the cooperation of old teachers and tutors with new colleagues who helped them to implement the project by their experience.
The project was also implemented fine in Boshrouyeh and teachers and tutors showed that they have fully transferred what they have learned in workshops to children adding their own creativity. Teachers and tutors also evaluate the results of the project well and find it effective on improving children’s mood and increasing their interest in books and book reading during this short period.
It is the third year of implementing Read with Me project in South Khorasan Province. In December 2015, RWM workshops were held for 100 preschool tutors and first-grade teachers in Khusf, Darmian and Boshrouyeh. Also this year RWM project was implemented for the first time in Boshrouyeh for children in preschool, and first to fourth grade of elementary school in 11 schools with 68 classes and workshops were held for teachers in different grades.
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