We see students busy with studies, lectures, exams and other co-curricular activities. Sometimes students are merely following the routine without any real learning. Such kind of just conduction of schools is not the purpose of real education. Education is the process of awakening minds. It is all about quality thoughts, deeper understanding and application. Yes one of the quality of educated mind is application in real life. Today the educated mind is not the one who can merely read and write but the one who can think and apply in real life. Such kind of educated mind is real output of the 21st centuary. More than qualification, it is understanding and application the real need of education today. Understanding these goals education system, various International school today are trying variety ways to meet the real purpose of education. For an example country Finland has adopted certain ways which are unique and are really unique, but are effective for making kids in leraning mode.
In Finland students are given 15 minute break after every class, in which they go and explore nature and are allowed to discuss among themselves. Really it seems interesting and useful for learning mode.
Here are some of the facts about such activity:
- Refresh mind:
Thinking and thoughtful mind is the real purpose of education. Such a state cannot be achieved merely by listening to teachers and school environment. For the mind to awakened it has to be set free. It takes time to be in alert mode and in grasping concepts. With a break mind refreshes and is set towards learning further.
- Discussion yields clarity:
We human beings grow and learn more by discussing. With such a break students get the opportunity to discuss among themselves. They grasp more with discussion as everyone has a different point of view. With such quality discussion various concepts are cleared and more clarity is achieved in understanding.
- Relax and application:
After understanding and clarity comes the application in real life scenarios. A relax and thoughtful mind can apply knowledge in real life. Such applicative understanding the real purpose of education system today. The minute relaxation leads to the applicative ability of human mind.
- Learning mode:
AT the end after clarity, understanding concepts and application we can surely say that kids are really in learning mode. Human minds in learning mode is difficult to achieve and such quality breaks leads to learning mode