Chalk and board teaching has no substitute

Some of us feel that the more “fancy” graphics a class has, the better the learning. But, if that were true, Hollywood movies would be our greatest classes. We don’t even remember what happened in the movie after a couple of months. After a couple of years, we might not even remember that we watched a particular movie. Classes are meant to be engaging, that does not mean that they hold your attention. Obviously, a good class would hold your attention, but it would do much more than that. It would make you an active participant. If the teacher is not participating in the learning process, how can the students?… Read More »Chalk and board teaching has no substitute

Home classroom

We all have had to make some (or a lot of) changes to our lives due to COVID-19. One of them has been a complete transformation to online teaching instead of in person teaching. I personally hate the concept of online teaching. It should only be used as a last resort. If online teaching were successful, then there would be practically no use of all the schools and colleges at all. People could learn from the books itself. Teacher can convey what books and online videos cannot. Teaching is not just transmission of information, but it is rather a transmission of understanding which can never be achieved by any method… Read More »Home classroom

How to keep Canon SL3/ 250D/ 200D II screen on during live streaming?

Canon SL3 (aka 250D in Europe and 200D II in various parts of Asia) is a very good camera for live streaming. It has clean HDMI which can be enabled from the menu. We have option of either 4K24 or 1080p30 (I am not sure about 60 fps). But, it has one limitation that the in built LCD screen does not stay on after 30 minutes. I found that you can keep it on, if you press the “info” button next to the “menu” button on the top left corner. It will show the various info such as ISO, shutter speed and f-stop values but it will also keep the… Read More »How to keep Canon SL3/ 250D/ 200D II screen on during live streaming?