Who would say that memes are not fun?
Last decade has witnessed an explosion in the Internet Meme culture, and most if not all of us have had indulgent experience with memes of all sorts. We have laughed at, frowned up and sometimes cringed, looking at many viral meme materials. We have seen picturised memes, short clips and gif images going viral within weeks and disappearing before the next big meme floats on our screen.
What if we could use memes to teach our kids (and especially teenagers) the basic concepts of science, economics, history and culture? A platform where the users create and share educational memes would be fun to use, and it would help our tech-savvy kids to grasp easily the concepts we are trying to deliver. Memes, by their nature, are catchy and flashy. If we can effectively tap in the potential, it can transform the way we teach and learn.
Basically, such a platform would be a go-to place for teachers and educators. Memes can come handy to explain some basic concepts, especially when the students seem to be bored and disoriented. Using memes will hence refresh them and attract their attention towards the course material which in turn helps the teacher/educator deliver more.
For example, if you have to explain to the kids what a hydrogen bond is, you can use a meme like this: