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Use cases of class practice arrive one after another! Compatible with GIGA school terminals ・Children’s learning will change with “Yomokka!” and “Sagasokka!” for schools!
Introduced on the “Use Cases” page of the “MottoSokka!” service site
Poplar Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Hitoshi Chiba) provides new learning opportunities for children through the use of digital services “Yomokka!” Practical examples that have realized the shape have arrived one after another from all over the country. Equipped with two services – a platform for books and learning – “MottoSokka!”
From “MottoSokka!” Service Site “Use Cases” page
“MottoSokka!”, developed by Poplar for schools and local governments and aiming to spread as a new reading infrastructure, consists of the all-you-can-read e-book service “Yomokka!” !”, We will start offering paid versions of the two services from 2022.
“MottoSokka!” is compatible with GIGA school terminals and adopts a subscription-type all-you-can-read and all-you-can-search method, so all the class can access and read the same e-book with “Yomokka!” !”, but because everyone can access and look up the encyclopedia at the same time, it is not limited to individual reading activities, but has the great advantage of being easy to use as a teaching material in class. Two semesters after the start of the service, we have received many examples of lessons that have realized new forms of learning for children.
Introduce comments from teachers based on “MottoSokka!”
We will introduce some excerpts from the comments from teachers on the ground from the class practices introduced in “Usage Cases”. Toyoake Elementary School attached to Japan Women’s University 1.: Mr. Kuwabara [5th grade / society]
“Now, in class, children can use ‘Sagasokka!’ on their own devices, and the awareness of each child has changed to ‘having their own encyclopedia.’ You can investigate things on the spot or take them home without leaving the things you want to know or investigate unsolved. I think that the number of children who enjoy “doing research” has increased. ”
Kanra Municipal Fukushima Elementary School: Mr. Arai and Mr. Aoki [4th grade / Japanese]
“With ‘Sagasokka!’ It’s no longer without.
I think that the fact that each child was able to decide which traditional craft they wanted to research based on the image was effective in that it was intuitive and visually appealing. When you read an item in “Sagasokka!”, the history will remain in the “list of researched items”. ”
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“Yomokka!” and “Sagasokka!” Usage examples list (as of January 19, 2023) Here is a list of examples of use cases that are currently open to the public. We plan to continue adding more use cases in the future. “Yomokka!” Usage example
Arakawa Ward Daiichi Nippori Elementary School [All grades/reading activities] Using e-books to read aloud in the “morning reading” / After the introduction, the “total amount of reading” combined with paper books is also increasing
■Takehaya Elementary School attached to Tokyo Gakugei University [2nd and 3rd graders/Japanese language], etc.
[2nd grade] There are many folktales and masterpieces that are easy for lower grades to read. Each person can read and compare their favorite works
[3rd grade] What is a sentence that can be conveyed to people? ~Yomokka! Let’s interact with the impression function of (*) [2nd grade] Let’s enjoy picture books (*)
[2nd grade/media] Let’s read the theme of Yoko Tomiyasu’s work (*) Aoba Japan International School [2nd grade/Japanese]
“Meet new words and knowledge.” Through “Yomokka!”, children’s horizons are expanding
Ishinomaki Municipal Kaihoku Elementary School [6th grade/Japanese] Search for books that aren’t in the school library with “Yomokka!”. I want to give children the opportunity to come into contact with other works by the authors I dealt with in class, and broaden their reading horizons.
“Sagasokka!” Use Case
Kanra Municipal Fukushima Elementary School [4th grade/Japanese] The image of “Sagasokka!” Solves teaching problems!
■ Takehaya Elementary School attached to Tokyo Gakugei University 2. [4th grade/book time]
Introduce “Sagasokka!” in “book time”
■ Koganei Elementary School attached to Tokyo Gakugei University [5th grade/Science]
The use of “Sagasokka!” lowered the hurdles for summary assignments and provided an opportunity to get used to the citation rules. Asaka Municipal Asaka Sixth Elementary School [5th grade/Science] Used for science in the fifth grade of elementary school / Children’s knowledge exploration progresses with the speed of experiencing, observing and investigating at the same time
■ Toyoake Elementary School attached to Japan Women’s University 1. [5th grade / society]
Investigate and organize the new questions children have on their own with “Sagasokka!”. I want to encourage learning of “automatic self-study”
■ Toyoake Elementary School attached to Japan Women’s University 2. [5th grade / society]
“Learn the importance of looking at things from multiple angles.” Utilizing “Sagasokka!” as one of the information sources
■Takamori Municipal Takamori Kita Elementary School [5th grade/home, music] “You can freely use the terminal whenever you need it.” Children who independently start researching with “Sagasokka!”
*Published in Tokyo Gakugei University School Library Operation Special Committee “School Library Utilization Database Useful for Classes for Teachers”
-Books and learning platform-What is “MottoSokka!”?
“MottoSokka!” is a platform for books and learning that provides children with a spontaneous learning cycle that begins with curiosity through “reading experiences” and “inquiry experiences”. Anytime, anywhere, as much as you like through “MottoSokka!” From April 2022, we will start providing two services according to the purpose: “Yomokka!”, an all-you-can-read e-book service, and “Sagasokka!”, a research and learning support service from “General Encyclopedia Poplardia”.
In addition, in the first year since full-scale provision began, it won the “Super Content Award” at the “16th JEPA Electronic Publishing Award 2022”. Click here for details [Image 2
★ “MottoSokka!” Service site “More play, more learning.” Poplar’s children’s learning project “Children’s Lab”
Poplar will launch a children’s learning project “Kodomo Lab” from 2021, with the concept of “more play, more learning.” Content that fosters children’s curiosity and supports the circulation of spontaneous learning We are developing a service and publishing business. Starting with the curiosity of each child, we aim to create a voluntary cycle of learning that goes back and forth between “playing” and “learning”, leading to the children’s “zest for life.” ★Poplar’s children’s learning business “Kodomo Lab” brand site [Publisher introduction]
Company name: Poplar Co., Ltd.
Head office location: 8th and 9th floors of Sumitomo Fudosan Koujimachi First Building, 4-2-6 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8519 Established: June 1947
Business: Publishing children’s books, general books, learning materials, encyclopedias, etc., and educational ICT business Poplar: https://www.poplar.co.jp/
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