Why Digital education has become mandatory during covid times

Digital education has become a necessity in today’s world. With the increasing availability of technology and internet access, incorporating digital tools and platforms into education has several benefits.

Firstly, digital education provides flexibility and convenience. It allows learners to access educational resources and materials anytime and anywhere, eliminating geographical constraints and enabling self-paced learning. This is especially crucial for individuals who may have other commitments or limited access to traditional educational institutions.

Secondly, digital education enhances engagement and interactivity. Through multimedia content, online discussions, and interactive learning platforms, students can actively participate in their education, making the learning process more engaging and effective.

Additionally, digital education promotes personalized learning. Online platforms often offer adaptive learning techniques, tailoring content and activities to the individual needs and learning styles of students. This personalized approach can optimize learning outcomes and improve knowledge retention.

Furthermore, digital education fosters global collaboration and cultural exchange. Students can connect with peers and experts from around the world, facilitating the exchange of ideas and perspectives, and promoting a more diverse and inclusive learning environment.

However, it is important to acknowledge that digital education should supplement traditional teaching methods and not entirely replace them. Face-to-face interactions and hands-on experiences are still valuable for holistic development and certain subjects or skills.

In conclusion, digital education is necessary in today’s digital age. It offers flexibility, engagement, personalization, and global collaboration, making it a valuable addition to the education landscape.

  • But this is the grim reality. It has been over six months since the lock-down started and 120 crore students all over the world are at home without attending school physically.
  • Due to these changes because of the pandemic, students all over the world are now looking at e-learning and online education. Even before the pandemic there was a soaring demand for e-learning for its abundant retention power in students and easy accessibility.
  • Globally, investments in the online learning sector reached over 1,40,000 crores in 2019 and these rates are estimated to reach a sky-high amount of 25,74,000 crores by 2025 due to the changes brought by COVID.
  • A renowned Edu-tech company based in Bangalore states that their demand has surged by 200%. It is true that most schools in the cities are providing online classes but their efficacy is debatable. Most teachers are not comfortable with the user inter-faces of video conferencing applications and students too are casual and unrespon-sive.
  • ShashiKanth, an IAS aspirant who has been attending online classes says that he barely can pay attention to the teacher during their zoom classes and prefers a digital learning platform over the zoom meetings. When as IAS aspirant is unable to focus in the online class sessions, we cannot expect children of age 8-15 years to have their best focus during online classes.
  • Digital learning platforms such as the Digital Teacher Canvas are known for its attention grabbing visuals and interactive learning to keep the students engrossed in learning. With increasing cases everyday it is indispensable to consider e-learning apps and platforms for students, teachers and parents in India.
  • One of the biggest perks of opting for our Digital Learning Canvas is that it is extremely efficient in terms of imparting knowledge and is also very cost effective.
  • Aditya Ganesh, a 7th grader at Birla open minds states that he likes to study through our digital teacher canvas over his online classes conducted by the school since he can rewind and study the topics over and again until he understands it whereas in the online classes a majority of the time is spent on activities like taking attendance and the teaching time is reduced.

• At digital teacher, we offer unparalleled quality of content at an uncostly amount compared to our competitors in the market. Price sustainability is an important factor here since none of us know when the schools will resume back to normal.