A Year On: Why Online Learning is More Painful Than Initially Thought
From the rapid increase of screen time to the decrease in well being, a year on, we should be able to paint a clear yet painful picture of online learning (or remote learning). No doubt, efforts to mitigate the impact caused by the closure of educational institutions (from pre-schools to universities) have been tremendous. But at the macro level, we are perhaps witnessing the most apparent “heightened hatred” towards online learning in decades. If we “listen” carefully, educators and students alike are now showing their frustrations (if not anger) of not being able to teach or learn “normally”. More than 365 days have passed, are we still trying to hide from the fact that we are not doing enough for online learning to flex its wonders?