Didactics is synonymous with the term teaching. It focuses primarily on the science of instruction and teaching for a specific field of study. Didactics is the discipline that revolves around teaching. The term didactics comes from the Greek language and it means “explaining.”
Teachers employ a variety of techniques to make learning engaging and enjoyable for pupils. Teaching is more than just giving lectures; instructors use innovative methods that ensure maximum student engagement.
As technology has advanced, teachers make use of different technologies to make learning engaging and fun for students. A number of tools are available for teachers to facilitate the learning process. They make use of these tools to capture the attention of students and improve their learning retention. Before, teachers used to follow rote learning methods. However, modern teachers are shifting from conventional teaching methodologies and incorporating cutting-edge technologies into their instructional approaches. In this way, the field of didactics is expanding.
Videos, 3D models, images, etc are used to facilitate the process of teaching. These tools help students to comprehend the learning concepts in the best possible way. Moreover, teachers prepare effective lesson plans that are tailored to meet the needs of students and these measures give way to personalized learning experiences for students. The learning efficacy is also enhanced through techniques like group discussions where students will engage in productive discussions and will be exchanging their thoughts and views on various topics. Teaching methodologies are constantly evolving and are becoming learner-centered and thereby maximizing the potential of students.