We are currently facing a situation unlike any other and as we watch the world slowly emerge from the pandemic, it’s only natural to have feelings of anxiousness and stress about what the future holds.
Rohan Parikh, MD at The Green Acres Academy advocates for increasing use of technology in education even after the pandemic induced restrictions are over.
COVID19 has ensured that all teachers can demonstrate that they possess the skills of the fourth industrial revolution – digital literacy, the ability to adapt, change and continuously learn and “soft” skills like effective communication.
With Covid-19 crisis causing a nationwide lockdown rather drastically, schools and parents, both, found themselves in a unique position. They had to quickly adapt traditional classroom teaching methods to online schooling, to ensure that students did not lose out precious academic time and fall behind on their curriculum.
With the COVID-19 crisis causing a nationwide lockdown rather drastically, schools and parents, both, found themselves in a unique position. They had to quickly adapt traditional classroom teaching methods to online schooling.
As we watch the events of the pandemic unfold around us, it’s only natural to have increased feelings of stress and anxiety. It falls on us as adults to find ways in which to help our children navigate through this period.
The use of technology creatively can empower and enhance the process of imparting quality education to students. Our current generation of students is growing up in a world where they are thinking differently, receiving and processing information faster, all due to technology.
The COVID crisis has led to major innovation and behavior changes in this regard with schools having little to no choice but to move and move quickly to digital classrooms. Teachers are thus looking to innovate and create content that can be tailored to a digital platform.
Mathematics at the most basic level teaches students problem-solving skills, critical thinking, logic and last but not least, helps students develop analytical skills. Therefore keeping students interested and engaged in their mathematics class is essential.
Given the current climate crisis the world is facing, what do we need to prepare our students for?
This is a question that educators ask themselves (and each other every day).