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Online Learning Platforms A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

·3 min read

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There have been many forced changes in the world over the past 18 months, with every industry seeing some form of impact. Life is slowly but surely becoming recognizable again, but in the education sector there is a new normal, one that makes getting extra help and benefitting from shared resources more convenient than ever before.

Anyone who has been involved in education, from parents to students has seen and experienced the almost overnight switch to a remote style of learning. Schools across the world have been forced to utilize technology, and it may be a while still before traditional classrooms, lecture halls and indeed teaching methods are back in use

Trying circumstances can be difficult, but evolution and innovation can and has thrived in these environments, and instead of simply being the ‘only alternative’ to brick and mortar teaching and tutoring, more students than ever before are discovering the fantastic benefits of online education and online tutoring through platforms such as Studypool.

The unfortunate reality is that due to the pandemic and school closures, many students have missed a year in school - both a year of classroom time, but also a year of cultivating study groups, learning pods and support networks. These, however, can be found online and learning communities such as Studypool are seeing more interaction than ever before and due to collaborative nature.

Education isn’t just behind the closed door of a classroom anymore, it can’t be. With the fast, dynamic, and shared opportunities that online education offers, it is no wonder that teachers, tutors, students and graduates are all coming together to work on platforms such as Studypool to pool their notes, ideas, lessons, opinions and experience in the platform’s note database, “the Notebank,” and Q&A services. Studypool’s Notebank is a treasure trove of help and experience with thousands of study resources at your fingertips, all geared around helping students take the next step in their learning, from figuring out how to solve that pesky equation, to getting to grips with Shakespeare's prose. In addition to the huge amount of help in the Notebank, Studypool also offers their own book guide section, with detailed breakdowns of the characters, chapter by chapter analysis, insight on motifs and themes as well as that extra historical context that will help you ace that book report or essay.

Large video style classes are far from ideal, teachers can’t spend the required time with individual students, and with no fellow peers to bounce ideas off, or teachers to go to - online tutors are a fantastic option. Studypool has an immense number of tutors, with experts in everything from algebra to rocket science, economics to foreign languages. Tutors are available 24/7 and as you set the budget that you are happy to work at, it’s a fantastic way for you to be budget conscious but still get the help that you need. Students can post questions and select a tutor of their choosing, using the chat system to talk through their problems, forming valuable working relationships and getting all the benefits of a traditional tutoring experience, with the convenience and ease that remote learning offers.

Signing up to Studypool couldn’t be easier, and the step by step question flow makes sure that you will get exactly what you need, in a time and budget that suits you, putting your education back into your own hands.

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