From a young age, children should be exposed to stories, mythology, books. Literature, books and mythology should be included in our education system. Meaningful stories will provoke their imagination and encourage them to expand their mind. It will contribute to an all-round intellectual development. Children learn more by expressing themselves and asking questions.
Create a time for parents and teachers to interact with each other. Allowing parents to share their suggestions and observations. just being heard, will create a partnership between the parents and teachers. Both parents and teachers are working towards the development of the child.
Recognition has become difficult in a virtual world. Lack of being seen adds to burnout. Have a conversation with your family to establish boundaries when you are working. Create a space for yourself.
The Pandemic has forced us to re-examine our standards of measuring learning. There has been a massive change in how learning is measured. Going forward, we need to think about how we can measure learning without using exams and grades. The over-emphasis on exams destroys creativity and creates anxiety.
Children are learning more in the pandemic. Children may not have learnt academically but they have grown as people. They have learnt a great new amount of new technology and are now taking exams online. Children now understand what personalised learning really means. A combination of online and offline learning is the way to go. Educators have to set up an infrastructure to accommodate this. The learning gap is an academic learning gap.
Education means to aid a child in discovering himself/herself. Education should help a child discover what is their aptitude and what they like. Education should help a child discover themselves and progress towards what they want to be. Education should allow a child to explore themselves in a more formal and protected environment.
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