Many students nowadays are enrolled in remote education, which uses technology and offline resources to facilitate learning without physically attending the classes. What are the remote learning advantages and disadvantages that parents should be aware of?
Advantages of Remote Learning
Knowing why online learning is good gives parents and children a better chance of making the most of it. If your little one is currently studying remotely, he or she can take advantage of the following:
Convenience and Safety
Convenience and safety are two of the best advantages of remote learning. Studying at home means your child has limited contact with people, significantly reducing their risk of contracting diseases such as the COVID-19.
Furthermore, remote education is convenient because:
- Parents have more time as they can skip some chores, such as preparing separate lunchboxes and washing and ironing of school uniforms. They also do not need to get out of the house to send and pick-up their children from school.
- Most of the things children need to learn are available online or offline (in the modules provided).