Tod FodJod             To Inspire Children to         Discover, Experiment, Innovate                                    30...
Innovation mindset to start early   Most Schools & Colleges focus on       Remembering & Understanding       Not Applyi...
Tod Fod Jod   Establish Indian oriented model of Hands-on    discovery and learning for 5th-8th class students       Use...
TodFodJodProjects: Examples   Water filtration system          Kerosene Lamp                    Desktop                ...
Tod Fod Jod Mechanisms                                                         Re-construct             De-construct      ...
Informal Pilot Short Video – 2min     Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Inn...
Experiences so far   Informal pilots conducted at       1 BoP school, 1 BoP orphanage, 1 mid and 1 high end school, over...
Next Steps   3 month pilot program in Delhi and Vadodara schools       Estimated total budget: Rs 4L   Early signs … fo...
THANK YOU Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
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  • Faridabad pilot doing Tod Fod Jod at college level, but Samir connected this with childhood innovation research and activities in India  (Neeraj introduced as having done this as voluntary work in Dehli area past 5 yrs) as potentially having broader impact. Sam feels same as Samir (Need to establish NInC members tie-in upfront.)
  • Explore, touch, unravel, modify, fix, re-create the world around us
  • Child in pursuit of knowledge and not knowledge in pursuit of the child! -
  • Pilot spans July - Sept
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    1. 1. Tod FodJod To Inspire Children to Discover, Experiment, Innovate 30 May, 2012Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    2. 2. Innovation mindset to start early Most Schools & Colleges focus on  Remembering & Understanding  Not Applying & Creating  Not hands-on discovery with what students consume everyday “Tinkering”, “Discovery”, “Experimentation” are strong forms of learning Start early towards building a nation of creators not just consumers of products Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    3. 3. Tod Fod Jod Establish Indian oriented model of Hands-on discovery and learning for 5th-8th class students  Use everyday products (fan, watch, etc) thatchildrensee and/or use  Student quote (in Hindi): “Will always be curious on how what I use actually works”  Expand to beyond devices/machines to software, biology, other Connects multi-disciplinary concepts learnt in textbooks to real life applications Be inspired by ideas and inventions Makes kidsinquisitive, confident Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    4. 4. TodFodJodProjects: Examples Water filtration system  Kerosene Lamp  Desktop  Elevator and its Bicycle  Radio computer control system Toaster  Air conditioner  Disk drive  Watch Blender  Air Cooler  Printer  Toys Stove  Toilet  Computer  Motorcycle mouse  Piano Water Cooler  Sewing Machine  Projector  Tube well Heater  Camera  MP3 player Refrigerator  Bulb  Website Vacuum cleaner  Tube Light  Remote control Washing machine  Video Game console  Diesel Generator Dryer  Landline phone  Solar panel Iron  Mobilephone  Batteries Fan  Cordless  Wind turbine Fan regulator  Cell phone  Vending Television  Microwave machine Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    5. 5. Tod Fod Jod Mechanisms Re-construct De-construct & (Tod Fod) Repair (Jod) Re-purpose & Create (Jod) Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    6. 6. Informal Pilot Short Video – 2min Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    7. 7. Experiences so far Informal pilots conducted at  1 BoP school, 1 BoP orphanage, 1 mid and 1 high end school, over 3 month period Takeaways  Tod Fod Jod spurs excitement and curiosity: kids & some teachers too  Lower to mid income children have highest interest levels  Kids constantly ask questions for 1-3 weeks after experience  Many connections established between concepts and applications  Kids love it! Keep wanting more TodFodJodsessions.  Need motivated facilitators/coaches not rote teachers Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    8. 8. Next Steps 3 month pilot program in Delhi and Vadodara schools  Estimated total budget: Rs 4L Early signs … fourchallenges to overcome  Teacher selection, training and sustained motivation  School administration’s buy-in and approval  Access to old supplies, materials(e.g. local repair shops)  How to support a scale-out of program Make TodFodJod resources available on the web  Training videos, reference material, mentors, contests etc. Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    9. 9. THANK YOU Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations

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