I often find myself stupidly hopping from one app to other on my phone. Do you do the same?People say, " Do something that make you forget your phone". So, here are few things we can do to stop ourselves from mindlessly scrolling our phone.Wisely check your phone: Whenever you decide to pick your phone, make sure you hold yourself and think why do you actually want to check your phone. Doing this you will be constantly reminded of not over using your phone.Keep your phone away from your reach: Sometimes making bad habits harder also stops us from attempting to do such. Similarly, keeping your phone away from your reach and eye sight helps you stay focused.Set time limit: If there's particular app that takes too much of your time, setting time limits on its usage can come handy.Minimize clutter: Minimizing clutter can be getting rid of distracting apps, turning off notifications. It's often colorful app icons, random notification that diverts your mind.Schedule your day: Don't forget to pre schedule your day with exiting fun activities for your free time such as painting, meditation, cooking etc.Put your phone away: Immediately put your phone away after you are done with your work. This will prevent you from mindlessly scrolling your phone screen.No phone before bedtime: Don't let your phone be last thing u see at night. Also, don't spoil yourself with tempting screen time before bed.
Online learning presents wider varieties of challenges. But there also exists solution to ease our problems. So here are few things you should consider while taking classes online.Direct contact with teachers: Staying in touch with teachers, informing them about your network issues can assist you in keeping pace with your regular classes. Also recoring the classes works as a perfect backup.Practice time management: Having a dedicated space for study, preplanning a day ahead, time blocking helps practice and improve time management skills.Active participation: Building networks with other students, engaging in discussion panels, creating virtual group study sessions, addressing others questions can be encouraging.Staying motivated: Holding yourself accountable work like a magic. Periodic check in throughout your day, appreciating 'done' activities motivates you. Also, texting your friends, having short discussion can be helpful at times.Feeding your enthusiasm: Students must be enthusiastic about adapting to digital mode of learning. Focusing on positive aspects of e-learning can be fruitful. Happy online learning.
Covid-19 pandemic has triggered new way of learning. All educational institutions are shifting towards new normal- that could most probably be use of online medium for learning. Online learning can be flexible at times, however, completing your academic year from home remotely could be worse than in formal physical classes.Here are some most common challenges students are facing during their online classes:Technical issues: Weak internet and low bandwidth can be challenging when it comes to attending classes online. It can be slow down of devices, electricity outage, especially in our country Nepal. Some very remote areas in Nepal have no internet access yet.Digital literary and adoptability: It is quite important to be familiar with digital tools when it comes to online learning. Given transition, most of the students are facing difficulty in adapting digital environment especially in remote areas.Time management: While studying from home, it can be more distracting than usual. Students are found to have additional responsibilities. As a result time management has become more challenging.Lack of proper interaction: Online learning lacks in-person interactions which can significantly hinder students access to proper resources.Lack of motivation: Finding motivation to get started with course work remotely from home can be difficult. Adopting to new space, time, ambience can be challenging.