Parents, industry experts analyse pros and cons of online classes amid COVID-19 lockdown

The New Indian Express logoKahoot! helps schools in India make distance learning a success

Educational institutions were the first ones to close with the onset of COVID-19 cases in India. Many students immediately signed up for online classes to fulfill their daily learning needs, and this trend has suddenly brought to fore the rising importance of the edtech industry.

In these unprecedented times, teachers and parents are putting their best foot forward to uphold the value of education.

Prabhjot Singh Khurana, French Teacher at Alliance Française de Delhi, notes that discussions during video sessions, interactive online games like Kahoot, screen sharing, tests conducted through customised portals and homework submission platforms, are some of the tools employed in favour of a seamless learning experience. “While teachers adapt and evolve their methodology to the online world, parents must continue to be supportive to help pull out all stops,’ Khurana adds.

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