Today, education is all about understanding the concepts through projects, observing real world entities and applying the learning in the real life. Students are developing the creativity and innovative abilities through various activities and projects. Schools are coming up with novice ways to involve students and provide the learning environment for students. At the end of each activity is the check of learning from activities. The foremost important part is to make students to think and learn, that is the real meaning of educated minds. Gone are the days when students used to give examinations in the subjective matter for assessment. Today, the conceptual understanding check is the need. For assessing the conceptual understanding kids are made to demonstrate their learning through various assigned projects. In this light, making video documentary of students learning is the educational trend in International schools today. Students based on their projects, learn, observe and lastly present learned concepts through videos.
Here are some of the best impacts of visual documentary :
- Story and creativity:
For precise explanation, the documentaries are made interesting through story medium. For depicting such story students use creative ability and come out with the entertaining story based explanation.
- Team work:
Project completion and then its visual documentation is not a task of single student. Collaboratively students work in a team, various viewpoints are considered, together they work for prescribed duration, as an output students learn to work in a team.
- Technology skills enhanced:
To make the presentation in best manner, student’s research on various novice ways to explain the concepts, in this light, they learn various new technological enhanced ways to depict the learning. It is interesting to see students coming up with advanced technical skills.
- Conceptual understanding and explanation:
With explanation and video documentary, the students get into the learning world. They deeply study the topic and discuss the same with each other. While explaining the learning, they clear their own concepts. And making such videos, they now remember the concepts clearly. This clarity of concepts is much required attribute of education system.
- Interesting and Innovation:
The best advantage of such a process is that actually the learning is made an interesting part. As that of classrooms students are not listeners but are the doers and learners. Lastly, once understood the concepts, explained it thoroughly leads to the innovation.