Best TLM Competition for Teachers by APSCERT Detailed Guidelines - Rc Spl/SCERT/2020

Best TLM Competition for Teachers by APSCERT Detailed Guidelines - Rc Spl/SCERT/2020. Rc.No.Spl/SCERT/2020 Date: 15.05.2020 Sub: School Education - SCERT - Conduct of competition of best TLM Instructions- Issued- Regarding. best TLM Competition will be conducted for Primary and Secondary Levels separately. Participants are requested to send their TLM from 15.5.2020 to 20.5.2020. Any submissions after 20.5.2020 will be rejected.

Best TLM Competition for Teachers by APSCERT Detailed Guidelines - Rc Spl/SCERT/2020

  • All the District Educational Officers/Principals of DIET/Additional Project Coordinators of Samagra Shiksha/Secretaries of DCEB/Dy.Educational Officers/Mandal Educational Officers in the state are hereby informed that it is proposed by Special Officer and Director SIEMAT (FAC) to conduct competition of Best TLM through SCERT to promote meaningful engagement by the teacher community during the lockdown period because of Covid-19 in order to motivate and recognize teachers which will enable and encourage them to spend meaning full time and simultaneously improve their capabilities.
  • They are further informed that detailed guidelines regarding conduct of best TLM competition are enclosed herewith. They are requested to disseminate the above guidelines to all the teachers working in Municipal/MPP/ZPP/government/ Tribal/ Welfare/ aided as they are only eligible to participate in this program and see that all teachers are participated in the program.

Best Teaching Learning Material (TLM) Competition

Teaching Learning Material are the tools that help the teacher as well as student to achieve desired class specific learning outcomes.
TLM provides a range of learning experiences to the learners from direct to indirect process – Cone of experience (Edgar Dale 1969).
The topics given for TLM are general which is applicable to new Textbooks.

Entry to the competition
1. Primary level (Only SGT/ HM teaching classes 1-5 can apply)
2. Secondary level (only SA/ HM teaching classes 6-10 can apply)

Participants are requested to send their TLM from 15.5.2020 to 20.5.2020. Any submissions after 20.5.2020 will be rejected.

Topics for TLM Competition

Only one topic in one subject in only one level is allowed for one teacher to encourage more participation. The subjects and topics of TLM are given below: -
Subject Primary Level Secondary Level
Telugu / Hindi /
1. Letter / word Recognition
2. Reading Comprehension
4. Language Games
1. Language Games
2. Teaching prose /poetry
3. Teaching Grammar
Mathematics 1.Number Concepts
2.Four Fundamentals Operations  Measurements
1. Number Systems
2. Mensuration
3. Algebraic expressions
4. Geometry/ Trigonometry
Science 1. Body parts / Organ systems
2. Plants, Animals around us
3. Travel/ Transport Systems
4. Local Self - Government
1. Concept of Heat or Light, Sound or
Electricity or Electromagnetism
2. Atomic Structure
3. Chemical Reactions
4. Organic Chemistry
5. Cell structure, functions
6. Plant physiology
7. Animal physiology
8. Ecology
Social   1. Solar System
2. Eclipse
3. Indian History
4. Andhra Pradesh History
5. Andhra Pradesh Landforms
6. Agriculture,
7. Migration
8. Local Self governments
9. Democracy

How to Submit TLM Ideas for TLM Competition

TLM can be sent as Picture or PDF or 1 minute video to the following email id -

A Concept note about the
1) aim of the TLM,
2) Classes (grades) it can be used,
3) Materials required,
4) Procedure to make,
5) Cost of TLM should be written
6) Name of the Teachers, class teaching, name of the school working, DISE code, Treasury code, village, Mandal, District 

  • 1. Only Andhra Pradesh Teachers working at present in any government run schools (Municipal/ MPP/ZPP/government/ Tribal/ Welfare/ aided) are eligible to participate.
  • 2. Only one topic in one subject in only one level.
  • 3. Entries to be original and innovative idea.
  • 4. If adapted from some other source, a reference should be mentioned.
  • 5. It should be topic specific, class specific, National Curriculum framework Learning outcomes mapped.
  • 6. Each participant only one entry (you may be talented to participate in all, but we need to encourage more participants).
  • 7. If it is a model, 1-minute video of the model.

Criteria for selection

A committee consisting of Resource persons will be constituted to assess based on the following parameters:
1. Simple.
2. Innovative.
3. Helps teachers in effective instruction.
4. Costs involved- No cost/Low cost (less budget, more innovation will get high scores).
5. Adaptability of the TLM to other classes/Topics.

1. AP SCERT will not be responsible in any way for copy of the ideas by anyone.
2. It is the participant discretion to post their TLM in the public forum.
3. By participating in the competition, it is assumed that participant is fully aware that their TLM ideas are in public forum and that APSCERT is not responsible for any consequences in the future.
4. Participants who do not work as Teacher in Andhra Pradesh government run Schools will be rejected.
5. The ideas of the selected winners if found to be copied in the future, the committee has the discretion to decide further action.

Note: This competition is solely conducted by AP SCERT for motivating AP government school Teachers to encourage and recognize their creativity in TLM preparation during the lock down because of COVID-19 situation for a meaningful engagement.