Teach a man how to fish…
Two of the differences for home learning, remote learning, learning in lockdown, is knowing where to find accurate and reliable information and how to get unstuck when access to your teacher is constrained.
Teachers setting distance or remote work are well advised to offer more comprehensive, more precise instructions and instruction, shorter milestones and shorter tasks. Barrier, potholes and pitfalls, nevertheless, will be encountered. Will they be overcome?
Encouraging and deepening learner self-reliance is potentially, one of the few benefits of lock down learning. Assistance on route should be welcomed… introducing Socratic.
Recently released by tech giant Google, informed by text, voice or camera, Socratic uses Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) and search technologies to connect students to helpful educational resources and over 1,000 inbuilt, expert-created study guides, helpful videos, and step-by-step explanations for most academic subjects.
Until now… I was not aware of it.