Learning Through Gaming?
Learning fluently is an extremely important skill for all children to acquire. Many children are growing up in diverse bilingual or multilingual contexts and learning to speak and read in more than one language. It is crucial that children who are having problems in learning due to phonological difficulties are identified early, and that appropriate screening instruments are designed in their native language(s). Appropriate intervention programs can then be implemented. In bilingual and multilingual children, the situation is even more complex as they have to learn using different writing systems, often concurrently. As bilingual children can have different phonological awareness profiles in their two languages, it is desirable to assess children in both of the languages spoken. In relation to multilingual children, assessing phonological and reading skills becomes an even more complex task. The current paper explores various parameters which impart knowledge through games by comparing two different scripts (Roman and Devanagari) as learning during childhood.
KeywordsLearning Language Games Conservative education Playful method Hypothesis Analysis Sensitivity Devanagari Roman
I sincerely thank Prof. Santosh Kshirsagar, Dr. Sushil Shirsekar, Prof. Samip Sawant, and Mrs. Sheetal Sushil Shirsekar for helping me to absorb the concept and increasing the sensitivity toward my mother script.
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