Various platforms help teachers in giving online lessons, interacting with students – education
Considering teachers as COVID warriors, various online platforms are offering their services to the fraternity for smooth conduction of online classes and interaction with students during the pandemic.
Vidioh, an Indian video conferencing platform, has announced free use of its services for teachers for one year.
“COVID-19 saw teachers adapt and learn to keep education going. Instead of despairing, they adopted new ways and technologies to continue teaching. This is our way of thanking these COVID warriors, ”said Navneet Zutshii, CEO of Parrot Solutions.
The country’s universities and schools closed on March 16 to contain the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease. A nationwide shutdown was announced on March 25 and most educational institutions have been conducting teaching and learning online since then, causing a major change in the education system.
Similarly, Classdojo is a free educational application that allows teachers, students, and parents to interact online.
“It allows teachers to create a virtual classroom in which they can share videos and images. Only the teacher can create an account in the application. The student can access the virtual classroom with an access code sent by the teacher, ”said a representative.
‘EK-step’ is an on-demand platform that enables educators to create, share and distribute free community-based educational content for school students. “The app is loaded with various educational videos that students can access at any time and learn at their own pace,” said an official. Khan Academy has provided teachers with an app to help track students’ progress in each lesson while allowing them to learn at their own pace. LabXchange is a free online platform that brings together high-quality content from a variety of sources, including videos, assessments, and simulations. The platform was built in partnership with the Harvard University School of Arts and Sciences.