Brilliant! Nueva Vizcaya professor solves distance learning blues

  • A 29-year old professor in Nueva Vizcaya State University discovered a way to make sure his students cope with the lessons
  • He explained on his post how he was able to resolve the problem with unstable internet connection
  • And he also encouraged his fellow teachers to use the same method to ease the online learning blues

A 29-year-old professor in Nueva Vizcaya State University discovered a way to make sure his students can cope with the lessons without requiring the use of internet.

Posted on Facebook by Biology professor Dr. Rodney Cajimat, “NO INTERNET REQUIRED! SIGNAL FOR CALL LANG SAPAT NA!” he tried a different approach for students to learn even without having a stable internet connection nor a prepaid load.

Image via Facebook| Rodney Cajimat

He added that as a “Course Professor in the New Normal” he has a lot of challenges to hurdle, “and I contemplate about these things: Kapag gumamit ako ng google classroom, pano na yung mga students ko na naka free data lang or walang internet? Kapag facebook naman, same problem sa internet connectivity. Tapos wala pa silang pang load?” he continued.

Image via Facebook| Rodney Cajimat

“So, as a teacher, I need to find ways na mari-reach ko yung mga students ko,” said Dr. Cajimat.

He explained on his post how he resolved these challenges without sacrificing budget. He used the teleconferencing feature or the conference call which does not require expensive gadgets nor thousand peso load.

With this feature, “Si teacher lang magloload or isa sa mga students lang; For small group discussion at para iguide ang students sa kanilang independent learning; Although good for 6 people lang in a call session, mas makakatipid na ito kesa isa isahin na tawagan ang students… I tried it kani kanina lang and it worked for my Action Research class,” explained Dr. Cajimat.

Along with his post, he also suggested Anti-stress Teaching Strategy to his fellow teachers by using the what he called “The Lesson Playlist.