The precautionary and preventive measures taken by the Government to protect citizens from the outbreak of the COVID-19 have led to the temporary closure of schools and colleges in the United States and around the world. This pandemic has caused major disruption to our life and educational systems as we know it. This unprecedented situation leaves parents, teachers, and students scrambling for options to continue learning and staying engaged with each other. The main worry is that there may be major academic setbacks for more than one billion students worldwide. This Distance Learning Education Kit compiles valuable information for parents and teachers to implement a comprehensive distance learning approach for the remainder of this academic year and beyond.
How do parents handle school closures ?
Distance learning is not quite like the traditional classroom setting that we are used to. Students no longer have that direct peer interaction.
Preparation for distance learning
Most parents drive their child to a physical location to attend in-person classes to augment their child’s traditional classroom learning.
Keep students engaged
To keep students engaged and motivated in a distance learning platform, they will need peer interaction to identify with the material.
Avoid screen fatigue
Students are using their laptops and tablets for school assignments, it will be difficult to limit screen time when the line between academic
Utilize social networking and online study groups
While many school districts held out hope that the academic school year would resume by now, that does not seem to be the case for the majority
The future of education and paradigm shift
Over the past 30 years, several approaches have been introduced to improve and enhance traditional in-person classroom education.
How can bitWise Academy help with distance education ?
bitWise is a next-generation interactive distance learning platform that enables adaptive and personalized eLearning experiences for students in schools and colleges.