The coronavirus has impacted almost every sector of life, the most
prominently being education.

Sangeet Kaur Sandhu

Before this lethal virus plagued the world, the millennial demographic criticized
how the young people of the world heavily relied on technology to do almost
everything. Books were replaced by e-books, gatherings were replaced by
social media groups, and, gradually, technology became an integral part of our
But now the opinion of people, especially the older generation, has changed
about technology. Technology is no more the master that swayed out lives into
becoming over –reliant on gadgets, appliances and contraptions. In fact, the
coronavirus has ushered in a new wave of technological advancement that has
not let the virus provide resistance to the progression of life activities. The
most prominent evolution has been seen in the field of human interaction,
where no one needs to be in physical proximity with other people to engage in
verbal confabulations. This has, certainly, made teaching much easier, where
students and teachers work towards common goals and achieve great results.
Drawing parallels between the present scenario and that of the past, we see
how during this period, education and technology have developed
simultaneously and in relation to each other. These two fields have fused so
beautifully to provide a platform for learning of all sorts. While in the past, the
usage of mobile phones and laptops was considered to be a pastime, now it
has come to be known and understood as a necessity.
Learning has come in many forms. The lockdown enforced as a result of this
virus has made everyone contemplate and reflect. Everyone has learnt more
about themselves, something no one got a chance to do before. This phase
shall be remembered as a period of growth, transition and personal
development, which has brought communities together and taught us to value