From the dynamic laboratory of the Aksharavani School has emerged a model for emerging migrant schools across the country, and the curriculum presented on this page offers a pedagogical framework for anyone seeking to start or reestablish a school in a social or economic situation that doesn’t provide sufficient resources for sustaining such a school, such as in a migrant community setting.
- Built in progressive, month-long modules for adaptability to a changing schedule and mobility for changing locations
- Emphasis on activity-learning, through educational activities, art projects that incorporate vocabulary, extra-curricular activities, lessons on hygiene, and a Final Showcase of what students have learned through the year.
- Covers English, Mathematics through multiplication and short division, Basic history and geography, and contains provisions for a non-English language (or two, if the site calls for it)–in our curriculum, Telugu
- Split into three knowledge-levels rather than age-based grade levels: level 0 for very young children aged 0-2 with close to no background knowledge of the material, level 1 for children aged 3-6 with an awareness and initial understanding and material, and level 2 for children aged 7-13 who have a basic knowledge but may not have a comfortable or confident grasp on that material or more intermediate material.