Learning is a process of acquiring knowledge or skills and education is the process of systematic learning at a school or university. The word education is derived from the Latin word “ēducō” with means to bring up or raise, and school has played a significant role in shaping (or raising up) our society for ages.
Looking into how effective school learning has been, it appears the techniques and methods used by various institutions have been modified from time to time with every new generation. The Zoomers seem to have taken up Online learning quite smoothly as they’re well informed with digital technology and social media.
Here are a few effective methods that can be useful for both offline and online learning in today’s time:-
1. VAK METHOD: Learning mainly comprises Visuals, Audio and Kinesthetics, and these three have proven to be the most effective methods for school students. Since technology plays a major role here, hence it attracts Generation Z the most. These may include online quizzes, videos, etc to make it more impactful and attentive.
2. PROJECT & CASE STUDY: Project-based learning encourages the students to take up real-life problems and develops their critical thinking abilities to come up with alternatives and solutions. It provides them with an opportunity to collaborate and communicate in a practical learning process.
3. COOPERATIVE LEARNING: Group projects, jigsaw puzzles, team building activities have always played a significant role in school learning, be it in sports or science. They build a student’s social and soft skills which ultimately important for his life after school.
4. BRAINSTORMING: Critical thinking abilities of students are at a much higher level than it’s used. Hence, teachers should always motivate students by holding brainstorming sessions to stimulate their minds on various thoughts and problems. This would result in extraordinary ideas and solution to real-life complex situations with ease.
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Mahima Parnani lives in Jaipur with her husband and 2-year cute son. She has worked in domains like teaching, accounting, and customer service for almost 3 years. She aspires to be the best at what she does and continue to inspire young people.
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