Coronavirus: Assam asks schools to continue teaching via WhatsApp during shutdown
GUWAHATI | March 21, 2020:
The Assam government on Saturday directed the schools to provide students with course materials and give them homework through WhatsApp to prevent learning gaps and subsequent dropouts during the closure of educational institutes due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.
The Education Department asked the schools to create WhatsApp groups with guardians of the students for this purpose, an official said.
The department also asked teachers to make short videos on topics in the syllabi and upload them in the WhatsApp groups, he said.