Teaching-learning process is very important for students. Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 has stop our regular activities and everyone has been stay at home for his/her safety. This restriction to stay at home made disturbance in natural teaching learning process of students. So it would be appropriate to write about how COVID-19 made crises in teaching-learning process and how online learning overcome this crises.
Importance of teaching and learning process for students
Teaching and learning process is very important for students. Teachers give not only knowledge but try to shape the personality of students by applying their experience. Learning is a very basic and natural need of human being. But from March 2020, because of COVID-19 all activities has stop and everyone has had to stay at home for their safety. This restriction produced lot of loss in students educational life.
Online learning - an effective weapon on the above discussed crises
Online learning is the best solution on the above mentioned crises. Educational institutions, teachers found great solution in the form of online learning. Various websites and platforms are available on Internet for online learning. This should be noticed that before COVID-19, there was use of online learning platform. But after COVID-19 online learning become more popular. Online learning is not only used by medical, engineering students but it is used by school students also. From 15 June, schools started their academics in online fashion. I agree with the point that online learning has some limitations but it is always better to have something than nothing.
Following are some popular websites for online learning.
Go to web site www.zoom.us. This website provide us various facilities like to conduct meeting/lecture, sharing of host screen, sharing of whiteboard on which host write
Go to web site https://www.upgrad.com/. upGrad has launched an in-house live interactive learning platform called upGrad Live. They have collaboration with Agora.
Go to web site https://learning.tcsionhub.in/hub/glass-room/ This site provide online platform for education institutions. Educational institute have to register on this site and avail the facilities. You can conduct online classes, debates, polls, Q & A, content sharing
Go to web site www.Buildsmarteducation.com. On this site mobile study apps are available for MSBTE students
Go to your gmail account and from available google apps select Google meet application for online meeting/class, presentation, content sharing
Go to web site http://cart.ebalbharati.in/BalBooks/ebook.aspx. Here you can find text books from first standard to twelve standard in ten different Indian languages. You can download these books free of cost. This site helped a lot in lock down period to students
Co-Curricular online reading
Apart from these curriculum related reading, co-curriculum reading which shape the personality of students is also necessary. Below is the list of online magazines which are popular from long time.
Go to site www.https://www.chandamama.in/main.php. Here one can found famous chandamama magzine in ten different indian languages.
Go to website http://kishor.ebalbharati.in/App/. Here one can found famous Marathi magazine which was started in late 1971. All issues are available for online reading and for download also
We know that "Need is the mother of invention". In the same context in COVID-19 situation we find a solution of online learning and learning activity keep going on.
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