HOW DOES ONLINE READING FOR KIDS BE USEFUL IN MODERN ERA
•Online reading for kids means a form of reading where it takes place between the two electronic gadgets and using the internet.
•Online reading also known as E-learning and plays a very important role during this pandemic.
•There will be an interacting session between the sender and the receiver (teachers and students).
•Due to covid-19 all the schools and colleges offered online reading for kids.
WHAT IS ONLINE READING ACTUALLY MEANS TO KIDS
▪︎Online reading for kids refers to receiving reading ( skills, knowledge) from any place at any time by using electronic devices. Example: mobiles and personal computers.
▪︎Online Reading for kids in this pandemic, is a basic important step. Because this is the age where kids are very interested in playing rather than studying.
▪︎It makes an interesting learning way by various visual methods with many examples.
INTRODUCTION OF ONLINE READING TO KIDS
- It is so much better than traditional reading Since kids love watching in the form of images. Where in traditional methods, teachers aren’t able to show the images of what they are actually teaching.
- Example: If the teacher describes “there are 8 planets”. Here, the students don’t have the capacity or matured knowledge to imagine. So if it is in an online mode of education; the teacher can display their kids with images and with beautiful colors of what they are actually teaching.
SOME OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
•Electronic device ( tools) :
Here, Electronic devices play a vital role in online education. It completely depends on electronic appliances. I.e: mobile, personal computers. Without the help of the Internet, inheriting online reading is impossible.
Humans Can’t survive without food, in the same way, electronic gadgets. I.e: personal computers and mobiles can’t survive without an internet connection. People could not stop using internet connection if all the work gets incomplete or stopped and economic problems arise.
SOME OF THE FEATURES OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
In online reading, there will be a complete interaction between the teacher and student.
Example: In traditional methods, teachers ask questions to students who are particularly noted in their list; but in online reading, it is not the same. Here anybody can answer who knows about it.
•No fixed timings:
In online reading, there will be no fixed timings.
Example: In traditional methods, timings start like 9 to 3. But in online reading there will be no such time period. At this point, they can watch whenever and wherever the classes.
SOME OF THE NATURE OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
● Productive and interesting:
Basically, kids love watching in the form of images rather than imagining. Hence teaching the students with relative pictures makes them more understanding and productive.
It is flexible in nature, there will be no noise disturbance occurring. It makes it more clear and understandable.
Since it is online reading charges apply due to data connection and gadgets.
MORE POINTS OF NATURE OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
□Dependent and seeking help:
Kids don’t have mature knowledge about the operating process. So they are dependent on their parents or others to guide them.
□Threats while operating:
If there is no proper connection, due to lack of network facilities. Then arises some Threats while operating or opening it.
□All-time information server:
All the information will be recorded in online learning. In the case of traditional methods, there will be no recorded information or documentation. They can view the classes at any number of times.
POSITIVE POINTS OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS (PROS)
•Saves time and cost:
In the online mode of reading, it saves time and cost. By reducing traveling time and cost in terms of the fee amount. The traditional cost of reading is more expensive.
In online mode, kids will grab the information fastly because teachers will be shown all in form of images and visual types. Hence there will be a better understanding of the concept to all the kids.
ADVANTAGES OF ONLINE READING TO KIDS
• Easy in nature:
It is easy in nature. Just downloading the app makes it easier than the traveling method of attending school, which reduces the time to attend classes.
•Say yes to no burden:
No burden refers to online classes that can be attended without any disturbances nearby. There will be a reduction in homework and holding a lot of books. This method describes saying the yes to no button by online reading for kids.
SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
More concentration can be acquired in online classes as there is no disturbance caused by besides and each can focus on their subjects.
There are many websites and apps namely Byju’s, Vedantu, and so on with the best features to understand with the best 3D pictures and videos with visual representation.
SOME OF THE USEFUL POINTS OF ONLINE READING
●Access various skills:
We can get a number of available information of any kind as not only related to syllabus available information can be viewed.
We find very secure apps with privacy, no fraud activities occur. We can seek help anytime as a 24/7 helpline.
NEGATIVE POINTS OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS (CONS):
●Lack of time management:
Lack of time management is the common reason nowadays. because kids take a huge time to complete their given task or homework. They concentrate on their work when they get interested in doing what they actually wanted to do.
Bugs and slowdowns on the online reading platform are not something that actually helps students be more motivated.
Kids aren’t able to identify what a teacher actually says when they face network issues.
1. Breakage of voice puts trouble to kids in understanding the concept
2. Network sucks due to poor connection.
SOME OF THE DISADVANTAGES OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
●Issues regarding motivation:
Kids love and expect encouragement or motivation either from parents or teachers on what they actually do.
It makes them to be more strong and focus on upcoming activities.
Plagiarism is the inferior thing that makes kids become lazy / de-motivate their efficiency.
With all the quizzes or tests presented by the teachers, students get a chance to misuse and do plagiarism.
A FEW MORE DRAWBACKS OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
●Absence of human contact:
In online reading that will be no face-to-face contact with people or no strong bondage with others hence evidence of human contact can be noticed.
1. Lack of communication with teachers and classmates can be frustrating to few students.
●Chances of delaying:
If a teacher comes up with too many concepts to teach kids, but the network sucks. Due to this, chances of delaying the topic occurs.
HOW ONLINE READING SPOILS KIDS PERSONALLY
▪︎ Poor student support:
In the traditional mode of reading, there will be so many interactive sessions can be seen. On the other hand, in online education; kids (children) don’t show much interest and try to escape from it.
▪︎Too much of flexibility:
One of the biggest advantages of online reading is too much flexibility. Students can watch their sessions whenever and wherever they want. At the same time when there is too much of it, flexibility can become the biggest disadvantage too.
EFFECTS OF ONLINE READING
•Causes eye irritation and headache
•Affects the relationship and bonding between students and teachers
•It requires more internet facilities
•Makes or creates a burden to the brain
•Sometimes, it disturbs the environment too.
BEST APPS FOR ONLINE READING TO KIDS
There are several applications that are good for kids to continue online reading namely:
- teach mint
- kindergarten kids
STAGES OF ONLINE READING
Teacher ( sender )
Student ( receiver )
Here, firstly teachers connect with the help of via internet and display the topics as a result connecting to the network, students who joined a particular session will receive the topics when they have good network connections. By this, the student ( receiver) will come to know what is actually happening in this session.
This is the process of how it works in an online mode of education.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ONLINE READING AND TRADITIONAL METHOD OF READING
▪︎Tension-free of homework
▪︎No allocation of time
▪︎Lack of bonding with people
▪︎Fast understanding capacity
▪︎Visual examples and videos
▪︎Chances of delaying in activity
▪︎Support by online classes, and applications
▪︎100% safe during Covid pandemic
▪︎Traveling time period
▪︎Expensive ( fee structure)
▪︎The burden of homework and assignment
▪︎Allocation of time fixed
▪︎Helps to maintain good relationships and bondage
▪︎On spot clearing doubts
▪︎More focused on every single candidate
▪︎Pay attention to all
▪︎No delays – on spot working on an activity
▪︎Support from teachers
▪︎Unsafe during Covid pandemic
WHAT BETTER CHANGES CAN BE MADE IN ONLINE READING
- More multimedia lectures
- Providing more information
- Understandable concepts
- For better knowing, add pictures and video
- Teaching concepts in play mannered and provide quizzes
- On spot clearing doubts
- Provide a form to fill the session’s feedback
FINAL CONCLUSION OF ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
•Online reading and learning helps to grow rapidly because children will be aware of technologies being used. Reading is an important tool for all people. Whether it may be offline or online reading no matter. Reading plays a prominent role here.
•In online reading some kids misuse this opportunity and watch some others on-screen and waste their time, but in offline reading (traditional education) no chances of wasting time, and they will be under the control of assigned teachers.
•There will be a face to contact teacher and the student so that he/ she can clear student doubts at any number of times.
MY OPINION ON ONLINE READING FOR KIDS
○Both having their own advantages and disadvantages. By this online reading, many people get employment because they need not to move from place to place to teach the students. Sitting in one place they can teach a number of students at a time.
Finally, I love to say ” Education is the backbone to all people, owned property so try to grab opportunities “