Augmented reality for pre-primary education chiefly focus on helping children familiarise and associate themselves with real-life situations that are otherwise not possible to recreate within the four walls of the classroom.
When students are in a classroom, they learn social interactions with peers; make friends as also establish rapport with teachers. It is vital for children to develop socially along with their academic education.
The concept of even and odd should be taught when the child is making sense of pairs and is well-versed with quantification rather than just learning a rote number sequence. One can also try teaching about these mathematical elements in a story format.
Inclusive education needs to look at boundaries in personalities and temperaments, in motor and verbal skills that are more implicit and not a disorder but a need nonetheless. Taking initiative, performance in extracurricular activities and even in academic has a lot to do with these early associations a child makes.
As a parent, I feel that we can't live in glass castles. When our children grow up, they'll be forced to deal with a harsh ecosystem of corruption and violence because it would have stemmed from ignoring the needs of other marginalised kids.
Robotics, as the new wave in the formal education system, is a great way to provide children and students with a more efficient technological education. In fact, anyone, at any age can learn through robotics technology.
"If we are not developing our child's desire to read then we are letting them down. Reading causes thinking. If you want your child to think then you get them to read," says Doon school headmaster Matthew Raggett.