Guiding Kids to Learn Online

By Emilia Ismail

July 2021 FEATURE
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ONE DAY THEY are seated in cacophonous classrooms and the next, they find themselves in silent surroundings, with only computer screens as the only distraction. Living through periodic shutdowns has been confusing for schoolchildren, and for kindergarteners especially.Keeping these children focused on online learning requires no small amount of imagination and creativity. "Most children, especially the younger ones, cannot concentrate on their online lessons. They lose interest pretty quickly," says Rhie Chng See Ling, the principal of the TopKids Nursery...

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Emilia Ismail

is the co-founder of Penang Hidden Gems and a writer. Her articles can be found in The Star, Penang Monthly and Penang Global Tourism.