Window on the World (WOW): Social Studies 1
Dr Tapasya Saha and Suparna Chattarji
216 x 280 mm
Year of Publishing
Territorial Rights
Sangam Books

Window on the World (WOW) is a new social studies/social science series for classes 1 to 8. It follows the NCERT syllabus closely and conforms to the recommendations of the National Curriculum Framework. The rich digital support with the books enables teachers to give students a blended learningexperience, which broadens and strengthens their understanding. 

With Students' App (3–8) 

Key features of the books include:
  • Learning outcomes: Goals for the students to achieve by the end of the lesson
  • Let’s do it: Pre-learning activities that engage student interest
  • Life skills: Skills that help students cope with problems in daily life
  • Right values: Values that will help students develop and grow into better human beings
  • Higher order thinking skills: Questions that draw from but go beyond the text, and encourage students to apply what they have learnt
  • Heritage corner: Facts that bring alive India’s rich heritage
  • Quick check: In-text questions to help the teacher assess students’ understanding
  • Know more: Interesting information related to the topic
  • Summing up: Summary of the lesson that enables easy revision
  • Workout: Exercises that asses student understanding and recall
  • Enrichment corner: A variety of activities that reinforce learning; include both group and individual activities
  • Weblinks: Links to safe webpages

Special Feature 
Books include graphic stories on:

  • Personal safety (POCSO)
  • Values and Citizenship Skills (Clean India Initiative, Educate the Girl Child, Save the Girl Child, Road Safety Rules, Param Vir Chakra Awardees)
Dr Tapasya Saha
(B.A. Hons - Geography, Presidency College, Kolkata; MA - Geography, Calcutta University; Doctorate Geography, Burdwan University)
She has over 25 years of teaching experience as a high school teacher of geography in both CBSE and ICSE schools. She is presently working as a Subject Matter Expert with Azim Premji Foundation.

Suparna Chattarjid
(MA Geography, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, MS Urban Studies SCSU, USA)
She has taught geography, history and environmental science in both primary and secondary classes for over 25 years. She has taught at IB, ICSE and CBSE schools in Bengaluru and at the Edith B. Jackson Children’s Program, Yale University, USA
She is presently the principal of Ankur, Advaith Foundation, Bengaluru.
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