In This Issue
Role of Parents in Online Education
Parents play a crucial role in the education of children. The parent-school partnership has assumed even greater significance during this pandemic. The entire dynamic of teaching and learning has undergone a paradigm shift with the home becoming the set-up and internet the medium of imparting education. Schools have the responsibility of providing an environment that is safe, comfortable, conducive for learning, and free of fear and prejudice. However, in the current situation, the onus of providing such an environment now rests on the parents. Needless to say, this is not an easy task for parents who have quite suddenly been thrust with this additional responsibility.
Offline to Online – change of life style & its impact on health
Today, technology has taken us into a different dimension of living, i.e., a drastic shift from offline mode to online mode. This new way of living has been welcomed wholeheartedly due to its expeditious and easily acceptable form. As the world is moving rapidly towards the next generation, people have moved with the same speed, and thanks to technology, it has helped keep most of us up to speed. With the usage of gadgets like cell phone, laptops, and other electromagnetic devices, our requirements of daily life are met with just one click. Communication, banking, shopping, education, business, jobs, etc are the best example of this upgraded technology.
Boosting immunity to prevent Covid-19
If we notice, most of us before falling sick with a running nose or sneezing would have a recent history of sleeping at odd hours, working late nights, official deadlines, continuous travels, irregular food habits, or an increased stress level due to personal or professional situations. It is only right then to focus on preventive practices and practices that will help keep our immunity boosted and support body’s natural ability to fight any kind of illness. Yoga is known to be one of the most effective natural immunity boosters. A recent research published in the Journal of Behavioural Medicine suggests that yoga can be a helpful way to boost your immune system and decrease inflammation in the body.
GOAL – digital Empowerment for Rural Youth
The Art of Living has entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, and Facebook for GOAL – Going Online as Leaders, a mentoring initiative that will connect tribal youth with industry experts. The program aims to enable scheduled tribal youth in remote areas to use digital platforms for sharing their aspirations, dreams, and talent with their mentors. “This program intends to upskill and empower 5,000 tribal youths to harness the full potential of digital platforms and tools to learn new ways of doing business, explore and connect with domestic and international markets,” said Arjun Munda, Union Tribal Affairs Minister, in a statement.