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Internet, no more a distraction but a study tool

Social media, file sharing, videos, interactive user interface and apps are the new study tools

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How many times have you rebuked your child to stop using internet and concentrate on studies? Now, it's time for you to rethink your advice and let them be their way for good. Here are some of the latest ways where internet is used to study:

Birds of same feather flock together

Facebook and whatsapp groups are ways to get connected over a common interest and share your knowledge with one another.

While you can update your work and check on your friends in a whatsapp group, one can connect with strangers and share more knowledge in a facebook group.

This exchange is like a transfer of knowledge and creates a virtual group studying environment. After google, real people are relied upon to get their doubts cleared through such social media.

Latest ways to study using internet

Sharing is fairing

Gone are the days when studying required slogging to write and carrying a stack of papers burdening your back to refer to textual material.

At the click of a mobile, a screenshot of the text can be taken and shared across students via messaging apps.

Other related links and files can also be shared through this medium that makes reading easy and saves time and energy taken to write and carry the material. You can share documents such as word, PDF, excel sheets and pictures. Voice notes are also used for this purpose

Visual treat

If your visual aesthetics is active, it is time to use videos for learning. There are umpteen tutorials and teaching material on youtube that explain concepts the practical way. Don't be surprised if you found new interest in your subjects after watching those videos. Science experiments are wonders when visually seen how it is used in practical life.

Interactive User Interfaces

Technical and difficult terms can be googled and hands on practicals can be experienced through interactive softwares.

For instance, there are websites like w3schools.com that allows one to program just with few words in an already written template. This lets you understand the concept of programming and how an output looks.

An app a day keeps doubts away

Apart from messaging apps, there are interactive and informative apps that keep you updated with latest news about a subject through constant notifications.

There are some apps that let the users post their queries and let other users answer them. This makes learning fun and interesting. You can download the apps for free from Google Play or use paid apps if you find them better.

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