TELL ME AND I FORGET.SHOW ME AND I REMEMBER. INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN……………….Rightly said by Benjamin Franklin
Studies have shown that the use of short video clips allows for more efficient processing and memory recall. The visual and auditory nature of videos appeals to a wide audience and allows each user to process information in a way that’s natural to them. In a nutshell, videos are good teachers.
Besides the academic benefits of expanding a student’s knowledge and exploring new skills at an early age, quizzes redefine the education system in significant ways. With this concept Virtual Science Quiz Competition was conducted for students from grade V to IX on18th JANUARY, 2021.The topic selected for the quiz was ‘knowing your Scientists and Mathematicians. ‘The students were shown videos on eminent Indian scientist like A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Dr. Homi Bhabha,Dr. C V Raman and Vikram Sarabhai followed by a quiz based on the videos shown.
Thus, providing an in-video quiz with immediate feedback allows the student to take an active role in their own learning and monitoring their own understanding of the lesson builds confidence and insight.
This event proved to be very educational and informative. Such events go a long way in moulding student’s personality and testing their knowledge.