Are you feeling anxious about your online classes? Does it feel like your mental load is too much? Do you feel that it is twice difficult to concentrate during online class? Feeling drained learning in front of the computer?
Having a college diploma has always been the key for many young Filipinos to open doors of career opportunities. Generally, universities and colleges in the Philippines offer 4-year courses. Sadly, not everyone has the capacity to complete a 4-year degree course because of time and financial constraints. Many would start working after high school and set aside their dreams of going to college or universities.
Online education is certainly the new norm. While it poses some challenges for the learners, teachers, and even the parents, there are a lot of ways to succeed in distance learning. Students can design their own methods and system to get through with it successfully. The desire to receive quality education, no matter what mode, should motivate the learner to develop certain habits that will make online schooling work despite the challenges.
Life as a Senior High School student is surely not easy. Because your body and mind are not used to being stuck at home, getting on with life in the new normal can really feel weird and a little bit more challenging than usual. Add to your teenage burden the fact that, despite staying at home all day, you are expected to stay active during online classes, complete your schoolwork, and do your fair share of household chores.
With the end of the pandemic still nowhere in sight, many parents are left hanging when it comes to their children’s education. Should I delay my child’s schooling until the pandemic is over? What if I let my child pursue remote learning and he doesn’t cope? What if online schoolwork will be stressful for my child during this difficult time? While concerns over physical and mental health are valid, parents should also give importance to their children’s education and consider the many benefits they may miss if they skip school.
You may feel overwhelmed with all the major changes that come with remote learning. As you still make adjustments to participating in virtual class discussions, you might think that taking an online exam might even be more difficult.
Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano recently completed the online course Expert Insights on Managing a Crisis, one of the courses offered in the learning platform of solutions provider Xplore Philippines Inc and Informatics College. Updating his knowledge on how to handle the crisis within an organization, Mayor Cayetano took the lead in taking a digital course under his government’s cyber schooling initiative.
With new normal setup, remote learning is likely here to stay. Students, parents and schools must work together to reap the benefits this form of learning has to offer. If you’re one of the millions of students getting ready for online classes, here are some things you need to know about your exciting new journey.
Want to stay alive, alert, awake and enthusiastic during your online classes? If it’s difficult to focus and remain participative during face-to-face classroom discussions, the struggle is twice as hard in the virtual classroom. Whether you’re in an online College class or an online Senior High School program, you have to make a conscious effort to succeed in e-learning.
As the country faces the challenge of transitioning to online classes in the new normal, Informatics Philippines will continue to provide students world-class online education through its time-tested and easy-to-use Informatics Online Schooling (ION) platform.