Curriculum aptness of the slow learners through play-way method is an effective justness to the children of Urami village
Suparna Sanyal Mukherjee
Curriculum adaptation points out an ongoing dynamic process which is adaptive in nature with the prescribed program of studies to meet the learning requirements of a student with special needs. It enables the teaching team to welcome learners of all abilities and ensures that every student is challenged to learn.
Inclusion of a student with special needs is the collective responsibility of the entire school community, not the sole duty of the classroom teacher or education assistant. Curriculum adaptation is needed in every part in the student’s day. Learning, socialization, independence and safety are assured for the student when all school staff is aware of their teaching roles in the classroom as well as in the halls, library, gym, playground and lunchroom.
Play-way method indicates the principle that all work and learning should be done in the essence of Play. It executes subjective and emotional development of the children concerned, that is, development in terms of intellect, skills and feelings, also encourages creative skills and self-expression.
The children of Urami Village of Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal are socio-economically backward while illiteracy is the prime factor. Parental education, lack of awareness, economic backwardness pushes them into jeopardizing situation at present day, which lead them unwillingness towards educational involvement, slow learners and gradually disable in nature and everyday life sustenance. Play-way method of learning is the only way to move them in the school for learning and encourage curriculum aptness for effective justness to the children who are not efficient for adopting curriculum.
The present sequel peered into the children of Urami village who are curriculum abundance and weaker in the respect of education, economy, social and cultural wellbeing of life. Slow learning and disability making them into untouchability as far as larger society is concerned. Play-way is the only method to bring them in the normal healthy life and develop curriculum aptness for justification.