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Experiential Learning Project Profile GH07-001 DEVELOP CURRICULUM FOR BUDDY READING! Improving English Literacy Skills Among Children From Low - Income Families PROJECT LOCATION Various Districts, Hong Kong COMMUNITY PARTNER Kids4Kids Our Social Mission: To engage and enable children to read English, instill their interest in reading, develop their confidence and self-esteem, as well as improve their social and communication skills. The project serves the underprivileged children who have limited access to English storybooks and reading opportunity at home. Student Learning: Students will learn about the development of educational activities and assessment tools for real case situations, and applying to the teaching platforms other than primary schools. Project Opportunities: • Visit schools and community centers to conduct storytelling sessions for children in small groups. • Study and assess the current teaching materials and session planning. • Investigate the beneficiaries’ literacy skills. • Develop and improve the learning curriculum. • Implement the improved learning curriculum. • Set a tool to measure the impact brought by the improved curriculum. • Report the findings. I KEY AREAS Child Education, English, Books Reading, Literacy, Curriculum Development, Assessment Tools, Impact Measurement Interested faculty members are welcome to contact Dr. Dennis Cheung, Lecturer of GHELC Phone: 2219 4828 Email: denniskk@hku.hk Website: http://ghelc.hku.hk love ng i d a e r