The Redefined Roles Of Educators In This Global Crisis

SHSAT TutorOne of the determining factors for students to gain admission into one of the specialized high schools in the City of New York is the SHSAT or the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test. Hence, applicants need to get a very satisfactory test score to be considered.

One of the ways that many parents do to help their children is to hire an SHSAT Tutor as they feel that they don’t have enough knowledge and capability to help their children with their SHSAT preparation. Other parents feel that their children are more responsive and receptive when working with another individual instead of them. With the expertise of an SHSAT Tutor, students are given the attention they need to improve and reinforce the core subjects and skills found in the SHSAT as well as boost their confidence.

Most students in learning institutions now are from a generation that grew up are growing up in a completely globalized world. This is a generation that understands the power and potential of collaborative work to resolve the biggest challenges the globe faces, such as climate change, racial discrimination, and now their combined duty and obligation to self-isolate in order to protect vulnerable and older community members.

roles of teachersThe Redefined Roles Of Educators

It is then imperative for educators to keep pace with today’s generation and be well-equipped in preparing students for their future. But the global crisis we are in now has changed how learning institutions and educators to better prepare and train students for whatever the future may bring.

Educating Students and Citizens in a World that is Interconnected

The pandemic clearly shows we are globally interconnected. Remote or isolated cases or issues are no longer a thing. Future generations need to learn and know how to recognize, understand and value this interconnectedness and find the way across limitations to leverage dissimilarities as well as work in a collaborative and global way.

Roles of Educators/Teachers are Redefined

Generally, educators/teachers are viewed as holders of knowledge and wisdom that is to be communicated to learners. However, education in the 21st century is quite different now since learners are able to obtain knowledge and information and even become trained at certain technical skills via the internet and their computer or mobile device. Educators now become facilitators in helping learners become functional, productive and valuable members of the society, as well as helping them be resilient, adaptable and flexible in various situations.  

Make Efficient Use of Technology to Provide Education

With the global pandemic being highly contagious and life-threatening, learning institutions and educators in many places across the world are compelled to deepen their knowledge and use of available technology to efficiently deliver education to students, particularly from preschool to Grade 12 learners, as remote learning may now be the new norm to avoid the virus.