- E-Paath is a collection of digital education materials prepared by OLE Nepal. Digital content is the backbone of ICT-based education. Providing laptops with relevant and localized education content increases the possibility of their being used regularly in the classrooms.
- At OLE Nepal, the development of interactive learning activities is driven by educators who have a solid understanding of education theories, and a thorough knowledge of the national curriculum.
- The activities are child-centered, tailored to the Nepali context (e.g., the Nepali language is used and the pictures and images also reflect Nepali settings), open source ( users are free to modify, enhance, and tailor the activities according to their needs), multi-media based and fun to use.
- All the activities developed are based on curriculum objectives outlined by the Curriculum Development Center (CDC). All the activities are conceptualized by our curriculum experts after consulting a number of childrenâ€™s education books, including those that are used in the schools, along with other education related websites. After conceptualization, they go through a process of graphic design, programming, testing and finalization before being deployed to the schools. Our curriculum experts have started collaborating with their counterparts at the CDC in this process of digital education material development. CDC has formed a team of six subject matter specialists to work with OLE Nepal.
- The in-house software team has thus been building learning activities designed by education experts. These activities are designed such that they can be used by teachers to fulfil learning objectives outlined in the curriculum, and they fully exploit the power of multimedia by integrating text, images, audio, and animation to make learning both fun and effective. These are subject specific and grade-specific interactive activities (software modules). They have been designed for regular classroom use. The teachers and students will use these software modules as part of the regular instruction and learning process. Using these activities, the students can learn new concepts, do practice exercises (for both class work and home work), and self-assess their progress. In short, these learning activities enhance the possibility of self-learning.
- The interactive digital content prepare by OLE Nepal are divided into lessons and exercises that allow teachers to deliver the concept effectively while giving students ample opportunities to test their understanding through exercises. Teachers also have the ability to check how students have scored in the exercises. Each learning activity is accompanied by detailed notes for the teacher that explain which learning objective the activity is designed to meet, which chapter in the book the activity correlates to, how the activity can be integrated in classroom teaching, and how to use the activity. There is also a sample lesson plan that the teachers can use to plan the classroom session using laptops and activities.
- OLE Nepal has also developed a new framework for a lesson integrated activities suite that consists of activities, lessons, summary of the lesson and questions that give students a chance to engage in a self-learning process. This new framework is a result of feedbacks received from teachers, implementers and educators.
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For XO [449MB]
For Windows [416MB]
How to Install
1. On XO Laptop
- Copy the downloaded file to a USB drive.
- Insert the USB drive in XO.
- Go to ‘Journal’ view.
- Click on the USB drive icon.
- Click on the name of the E-Paath file that you downloaded.
- Please wait for about 5 minutes, E-Paath will launch after it has been installed.
2. On Windows
- Extract the EPaath folder from the downloaded ZIP archive to ‘C:\’.
- Go inside the folder and run ‘install.bat’
- Select all the default options in the installation dialog boxes that follow.
- Run ‘C:\EPath\EPaath.exe’ after installation completes.
Don’t change any file/folder name; The location in first step must be ‘C:\EPaath’. Your computer should have flash player installed.