March was aging towards its end. The financial and academic year was tending to prepare the appraisal of the yearlong journey as well. Students were all set to advance for a new and more productive session towards their aspirations. But … Hold! Hold on! A deterrent strikes. “Nationwide Lockdown” in the wake of COVID attack. The life, that gained pace and rhythm ever since the advent of 21st century, was paused, that too, for an indefinite future. Thanks to all the motivation and positivity that have ever been inculcated in us, which led us to take it as an opportunity and do wonders in our life ahead. It also opened floodgates for a variety of hobbies & interests to have been pursued. Majority of us brought our childhood back again. We got closer and closer to the nature, relationships and the humanity.
Having been from the fraternity of pedagogy, we helplessly witnessed the pyre of consistency in the most sought after sphere- Education. Prohibition everywhere, be it a school or college, any institution for academic or professional coaching. Everything came to a halt. Educators and academician let their knowledge go stale; learners and aspirants set their mind free from the conceptual learning and acquired knowledge. It happened to be a forced choice, and never a chosen one, for all and sundry.
Not to forget though; ‘Every cloud has a silver lining’; and “Educational Renaissance- 2020 makes it happen. There are opportunities galore for everyone. It first enabled us, both pupil and his preceptor, to be gizmo- savvy; then to explore our potential even better. Dexterous learners and adept educators have not got left behind, rather toiled upward to realize one another’s dreams. Our conventional studies were never so hi-tech. Teachers were hardly acquainted with the modern educational tools. Students were prone to under-utilization of their academic weapons. But find now, we are well versed with internet, smart phone applications, laptop & desktop operations. A newer Sun in the horizon- E- learning, E- education, Online teaching, Live- class. These terms compete to be equally popular as – Lockdown, Quarantine, Social distancing, Sanitizer etc., in Corona age, of late. It has thoroughly changed the dynamics of educational patterns. The most interesting fact attached to it is that, teachers are finding it far easier to illustrate a critical lesson than it used to be during the classroom sessions. Students are getting better comprehension of topics with figurative display of theories that are dull as ditch- water.
As a matter of fact, it is scores highly to stand parallel to Italian or British ‘Renaissance’; awakening of people, enlightening mental ambiguity. When the future of billions of students across the globe was marching by and by to a dead end, there came the ‘Zoom’ and ‘G- meet’ and likewise trending in each and every household. While doctors started combating for the survival of virus infected bodies; teachers asserted their battle to prevent knowledge and wisdom from extinction. To be honest, one must say that the prevailing pandemic opened new avenues, not only for students, but also for the teachers worldwide. They all could explore their inherent potential to come of age. E- Education has brought a new but most pertinent methodology in its segment. This is destined to be the future of education world over. Teachers get undivided attention from the students, students get clearer perception like never before. EDB board satiates the requirement of classroom board. There is quality listening both for teacher as well as students. A much easier explanation through pictorial description is highly possible. And last, but never the least, the best teacher for a sincere student from around the world is just a click away, maintaining social distancing, to refrain from hellacious traffic around. So, stay home stay safe- Educational Renaissance arrives, go and get online, way before your counterparts do.