Opening the Future With Distance Teaching

Dorothy S. Bass

There are various entities that have come up with the idea of distance teaching or mobile learning so as to give all kids from all over the world a chance to build a firm foundation for their own future. This is achieved by the engagement of some free education kind of activities with volunteers who are well qualified online.

Reason why this is necessary

Such entities have introduced many kinds of e-learning modules. This makes it easy for the students to choose what they need most and access education.

The main reason why mobile learning was started was due to the shortage of teachers within the developing countries. The main challenge is mainly seen in Latin America and Africa. The estimates given by UNESCO regarding Teachers and Educational Quality, there are regions that will have to raise the teacher population by up to 68% so as to be able to satisfy the demands that are prevailing currently.

When the areas that need most teachers are looked at keenly, it is easy to see that they have teachers who are least qualified. In such countries, many parents take teaching roles.

How it works

The main aim of undertaking distance teaching is to give leverage to technology so as to give every child the education support they need from all parts of the world. Many of the organizations offering this kind of support have come up with online portals. This is where volunteers who are verified and trustworthy are engaged so that they can connect with the students online. These engagements help in the sharing of knowledge and the dissemination of skills. It also works to ignite kid’s curiosity from all over the world.


Education and knowledge are an integral party of economic opportunity. When kids are given this basic education while they are still young, they have a better chance of success. Countries with empowered children can be certain that their future is secure. The greatest impact comes when the school activities and volunteer mentoring are augmented.

Usually, such organizations choose to work together with schools in different countries, so as to leverage equipment and facilities so as to give kids the platform that is needed to connect them with support from the mentors.

Mobile learning and distance teaching give the students a wide range of opportunities in learning. It is important that such providers give content that is rich and interactive so that the students can relate to it and understand.

Such organization also partner with educational institutions and equips and supplies them with the things needed to help the student’s access their portal. The students can be given everything, including routers, webcams and computers among other equipment that may come in handy for the success of the distance teaching.

How they keep it interesting

Today, many schools have started the use of laptops and tablets and most children consider this to be fun. There are so many apps available to teachers today, making their work so much easier. In countries where this has not been implemented, the distance learning organization will offer the materials needed.

Sometimes, there is a need to interact. Mobile devices can still be used especially when you are teaching a group.

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