One of the most common terms after Covid-19 pandemic is “the new normal”. This term is also widely used in Education. The whole education sector including parents suffered and still suffering because of “the new normal”.
Triggering to adopt new policies and strategies in teaching and learning is not an easy job and it was never been easy, this process used to take years. However, because of the pandemic, schools and even governments had to take vast and deep decisions in very limited times.
This caused confusion to educators, parents, and students because no one was prepared.
It is worth noting that the educational institutions that were not affected by the new normal SOPs, on the contrary, have greatly benefited were the online education providers like online schools, digital resources providers, online teaching tools providers, etc. this simply is because they had the resolution for most of the new challenges.
Education stakeholders found how much using technology in education is saving time and leveraging the flexibility in learning.
Online education now is being more normalized in most of communities all over the globe, not just because it is obligatory at the moment, but also because all education stakeholders found how much using technology in education is saving time and leveraging the flexibility in learning.
As with most education topics, online learning has its own positives and negatives, understanding and decoding these positives and negatives will help educators to create strategies for efficient online learning and will help parents to understand their role in securing a suitable medium for learning, not in teaching their kids as many parents think nowadays.
In the next few articles, I will be representing some ideas to help parents and educators understand online education for a better future, not only for “the new normal”.