S. L. Faisal

Librarian, Blogger, Dreamer…

Social Media for Education: When the first KV Facebook page crosses 10K Followers

A moment to believe in dreams! Back in April 2011, when I presented the idea of creating a Facebook page for KV Pattom, it was termed and welcomed (with a … Continue reading

January 1, 2023 · Leave a comment

Experimenting a Virtual Library X-perience during the Pandemic

The Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) environment developed due to the COVID-19 pandemic has made educators everywhere experiment with a number of tools that they never heard and used till date. … Continue reading

March 5, 2022 · 2 Comments

CBSE Reading Mission: a promising initiative to attain Foundational Literacy

The ‘CBSE Reading Mission’ launched by CBSE in partnership with Pratham Books’ StoryWeaver and supported by the Central Square Foundation, is an ambitious national initiative that has the potential to … Continue reading

November 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Every Students’ Right to have a professionally managed School Library

A refreshing discussion on libraries, teaching and ideas. Time and again such deliberations prove that one of the prime reasons for the huge intellectual loss occured to students in terms … Continue reading

September 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

An honour for all Librarians

I am privileged to receive the National Award to Teachers 2021 on behalf of all Librarians, particularly School Librarians around the country. I hope this recognition will definitely help the … Continue reading

September 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Gratitude note to Everyone

I am grateful to everyone who taught, guided, supported and inspired me since my decision some twenty years ago to pursue librarianship as my career.  I still remember the days, before … Continue reading

August 21, 2021 · 2 Comments

A School Library at your fingertips

The students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom can now access the resources and services of their school library on their own mobile phones while sitting safe at home. The school has … Continue reading

July 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Library of Sounds

Listening to an audio story needs less effort than reading a story published in a book. And when your students are over burdened with academic assignments, it will be a … Continue reading

April 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

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