Some important developments in technology and education include must focus upon the increased adoption of online learning platforms and tools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on education globally, leading to the rapid adoption of online learning platforms and tools: Seesaw, Google, and Microsoft as some of the major contenders. Many schools and universities have been forced to close their physical campuses and move classes online to ensure students can continue their education while practicing social distancing.
This sudden shift to remote learning has put a strain on existing educational technology and is creating a huge demand for robust and user-friendly online platforms and tools. The crisis also highlights the need for improved technology infrastructure and digital equity to ensure that all students have access to the resources they need to succeed in an online learning environment.
As a result, many educational institutions will quickly adopted or expanded their use of online learning platforms, such as LMSs (Learning Management Systems), video conferencing tools, and educational apps to deliver lessons and engage with students. The pandemic has accelerated the already ongoing trend of digitization in education, and online learning has since become a critical component of education delivery globally. What are your schools using to manage the crisis?