Give me a virtual high-five if you also think that by the time coronavirus bids us adieu, aur kuch hona ho, the world will definitely become more tech-savvy, all thanks to the innumerable hours being spent on online classes, zoom calls, webinars and virtual meetings.
But working and studying from home also has its own perks and perils. The perk is that there’s no one to throw you out of the class when you doze off like this young fellow.
A Twitter user recently shared a picture of her kindergartner on a 40-minute video call with his teacher and it’s safe to say, its all of us 15-minutes into the call.
My Kindergartner on a 40 minute video call is a total mood. pic.twitter.com/WE2RHoFZhM
— Kara McDowell pre-order ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (@karajmcdowell) August 7, 2020
However, hours later, the user also shared another picture of the lad from the same day. Look, how happy he is while sharing his stuffed animal during ‘show and tell’.
I've gotta say, teachers are trying their best! For balance, here's another pic from the same day. My Kindergartner happily sharing his stuffed animal during show and tell. 💙 pic.twitter.com/pOW69nwJqX
— Kara McDowell pre-order ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (@karajmcdowell) August 9, 2020
Well, people resonated with the little boy’s emotions. Here’s how they reacted:
Also me after my 40 min zoom calls. And I’m a whole entire adult! Lol
— isa watson 👩🏾💻 (@isadwatson) August 9, 2020
Anything more than 10-15 minutes without a break or activity seems too much
— David Iwanow #WearAMask (@davidiwanow) August 8, 2020
Lol. My kid would walk away from circle time in real life kindergarten 🤣No way he would be able to do these video calls.
— kirsten pendreigh (@kpiependreigh) August 7, 2020
Can relate to this easily because we have one 4yo at home who acts almost similarly during her 60-minute three days a week class.
— Cherry M P (@cherrymp) August 9, 2020
Dude, this would be me on a 40 minute zoom session.
— 🌹 FASCISM WILL LOSE 🌹 (@FacismL) August 9, 2020
That would also be my 16yo
— Franncypants (@franncypants) August 9, 2020
If this is me in a 40 minute Teams meeting with my colleagues then him and Teddy have no chance. pic.twitter.com/rOniKqEAJX
— DarkSunshine™🌞 (@BlackLetsatsi) August 10, 2020
Not just school. I’m 39 and I lose concentration in any meeting/presentation that goes over an hour unless I’m really interested/invested in whatever’s being covered. Doesn’t help that my feelings show on my face big time 😅 I have been this 5 year old on the inside many times!
— Cath Smith (@CathTwo) August 10, 2020
anything longer than 20 mins my attention is 0 lmaoo
— 🍒🙏dyson vacuum🙏🍓 (@tangofastcal) August 10, 2020
— Jen (@jenelaina) August 8, 2020
I’m 27 and in grad school (clinical psychology of all things) and I have such a hard time with this. I’m also conducting therapy via video chat and being on camera sitting in one spot all day is exhausting
— Taylor Nash (@briannenash) August 9, 2020
— 🦂$co₹p!oN (@surunaik14) August 8, 2020
Let me quote my desi mom here, “Game khelney time neend nahi aati, padhai k time turant neend aa jaati hai.”