Why should learning be made fun for college students?
It is said that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. They are the future leaders who would hold the
flags of the nation and take the country towards development and growth. But it’s unfortunate to notice
that these students are bombarded with so many distractions and pressures about their academic and
co curricular performances that somewhere they’re missing out on strengthening their concepts. Due to
the academic pressure of scoring well or being the topper of the class, most of the students are missing
out on learning the concepts. It’s a proven scientific fact that students can learn most efficiently only
when their learning is made fun. Learning different concepts of different subjects must not be a serious
business where students are stuffed with new ideas. Instead, it should be made fun filled one where
students are actually loving to learn. Here’s why learning should be made fun for today’s students. Read
- Students can grasp the concepts better when there’s a fun quotient to it
Employing methods of learning where students are taught concepts in a fun manner will lead to better
grasping of concepts by students. Some students are forced to mug up the concepts irrespective of
whether or not they understand. Such methods will only result in temporary results like good marks in
an exam but would not improve the student’s understanding of the subject.
- Fun based learning will stay in the memory of students for longer time
Making learning fun to students will help them remember the concepts for longer periods of time.
Mugging up or rote learning where students are made to memorize things will not help them retain
these concepts in their minds. They’re more prone to forgetting all they learnt and thus it would be a
waste of time both to the teachers and the students.
- Fun based learning will develop the interest of students in a subject
If a student needs to develop his or her interest in a particular subject, it’s very important that the
student has to develop a genuine liking towards the subject. This can be possible only when the student
is actually fascinated by the subject. And for that to happen, teachers or parents must strive to make
different subjects interesting and fun for students. If a student finds a subject interesting, there are
great chances of him or her learning newer concepts on their own. That’s the power of fun based
- Fun based learning helps in creating a happy atmosphere for students along with making them
Students today are pressurized by parents or teacher to score the highest grades and top the class. Such
stress and pressure are sometimes too much to handle for students which is why many students face
different mental issues. To create a happy atmosphere for students, it’s very important not to pressurize
them but to teach them in ways they’d love to learn! Imparting knowledge to students in ways they’d love to be taught is the way to go for making the learning environment of students a memorable one!