Technology, internet and online interactions has drastically changed the way we communicate with one another, learn and see the world. Internet has brought everything to the same place, has enable us to communicate rapidly and give us more access to the resources we are looking for. Having said that, here we are going to show you some reasons to consider online learning for children as an ally for your homeschooling or traditional school curriculum.
Consider online learning for children, because:
1. It gives a hands on approach learning experience:
We all know that those days where your children needed to memorize the grammatical rules are long gone! Today, interaction and practice are the key pillars to education. First of all, children love to interact, experiment and learn by their own. Also, online learning tools make the interactions a two way conversation. Where children practice and the software orientates them with an immediate feedback for a better topic comprehension, and finally, children will be motivated and eager to learn every day.
2. It complements you initial explanation:
Having an initial complete explanation of a topic, from parents or teachers is essential, we don’t disagree on that. However, we strongly support self-practice. Because is at this stage where students will know for sure how confident and how well they understood the topic. Remember, the more they practice, the more they will learn and feel confident about the topic.
3. It doesn’t have geographical barriers:
One of the many advantages of the online world is: accessibility. By using an online learning tool, you can take it with you and your child anywhere you wish or need to. Also, many online learning tools are multi-screen, giving you a variety of options as you can use it on a mobile device, a tablet, a laptop or pc.
4. It keeps records of your children’ progress:
Records are a valuable tool for you as a parent or teacher. Getting insights of what your children/student is doing well or what needs to improve, helps you to plan the most accurate curriculum for the days to come. We suggest you to use this process in a regular basis.
5. Children are “screen” natural:
It is not a secret, sometimes children can overcome adult expectations about technology. Let them use your mobile, laptop or tablet while they learn without even knowing it.
Therefore, online learning for children has many benefits for their education and regular practice. It provides a hands on experience, guide their learning, can be used at any time – anywhere and keeps record of what your child is doing online.
These are just some reasons of why should you consider online learning for children. Now we would love to hear your reasons to consider online learning for children. Let’s talk in twitter: @learnally
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