7 Resources to Start Teaching Your Child To Be A Self-Directed Learner

School is over for another year. In a few months, your child will be back in school again. And this time she’ll have a new teacher.

The question is: How can we make sure she keeps up with her studies without paying for some fancy coaching classes or hiring a tutor? The answer is simple – through certain online resources that help her learn without stumbling over the lesson materials.

Here are seven such resources you can start using with your child today


DIKSHA (Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing) is a nationwide school education platform under the Ministry of Education (MoE), GoI. DIKSHA, launched in 2017 by Honourable Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, was based on the Strategy and Approach Paper for the National Teacher Platform released by then-Minister for Human Resource Development.

DIKSHA serves 36 Indian languages for students and instructors nationwide. Each State/UT uses the DIKSHA platform to design and run programs for teachers, students, and administrators.

DIKSHA digital platforms

  • CBSE logo
  • CBSE
  • NIOS
  • States / UTs

2. Magnet Brains

India’s Number One Online School Education Platform, which is completely free to use and offers education of the highest possible standard.

Free Access To Education Of A High Standard Is Provided To Students Across India, 10 Million and Above Active Learners 100 Million and Above Monthly Views 6 Million and Above YouTube Subscribers 100% Education at No Cost to the Student.

What We Offer:

  • 100% Free School Education
  • 100 Million+ Monthly Views
  • India’s Top Teachers
  • Smart Board Study

3. BeyondExams

You can learn everything you want to know on BeyondExams, and you may share your knowledge with others.

We have more than 30,000 excellent courses to aid your learning. BeyondExams has a course for any learning need, whether you want to master a skill, get ready for your school or university exams, or learn outside of your course requirements.

Each course on BeyondExams has a Certificate that you can get by finishing it. Include it in your CV to make a statement.

Who uses BeyondExams?

  • Lovely Professional University
  • Shivalik College of Engineering
  • Calcutta University
  • Hansraj College, Delhi University
  • Parala Maharaja Engineering College
  • Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi
  • Indraprastha University, Delhi
  • Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
  • Jain University, Bengaluru

4. Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard to enable learners to study at their own pace both inside and outside of the classroom.

Besides math, science, and computing, we cover history, art history, economics, and more, as well as test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT).

As long as learners are mastering skills, there are no limits to what they will be able to learn in the future.


  • MATH

5. Learn with comics

Using comics to educate children, we are a social impact, not-for-profit organization. With comics, we are able to explain difficult concepts that children face in school through a wide range of imagination and visualization.

With comics’ playfulness and the school curriculum, we create an engaging, fun, and stress-free environment for learning. You can connect with your imagination in the world of Learn With Comics. You can see our blue planet from space by taking a spacecraft.

Pluto is also a convenient place to take a quick tour. Since we collaborate with like-minded organizations to provide children with interesting content across subjects, these flights of imagination are free of charge with us by your side.

What Else Is There To Discover?

  • Gallery
  • Events & Workshops


In order to meet the needs of a diverse group of learners up to the level of a pre-degree diploma, NIOS is an “Open School”. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been working on this project since 1979, which was designed with flexibility in mind.

The National Policy on Education suggested that the Open School System be strengthened for strengthened. This was extending open learning facilities in a phased manner at the secondary level across the country as an independent system with its own curriculum and examination system resulting in certification to the participants.

What is the purpose of NIOS?

There are several open and distance learning (ODL) courses and programs in which the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) provides opportunities for students who are interested in pursuing a university degree.

Students in the Open Basic Education (OBE) program can attend classes III, V, and VIII of the formal school system, equivalent to classes III, V, and VIII of the open basic education program.

  • Secondary Education Course
  • Senior Secondary Education Course
  • Vocational Education Courses/Programmes
  • Life Enrichment Programmes


There is an easy way to access NCERT textbooks through this online service. This service is available in Hindi, English, and Urdu, with textbooks published by the National Council of Educational Research and Training for classes I to XII. It is possible to download the entire book or individual chapters, provided that you comply with the terms of use as stipulated in the Copyright Notice.

NCERT’s key constituent units in different regions are:

    • National Institute of Education (NIE), New Delhi
    • Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), New Delhi
    • Pandit Sundarlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE), Bhopal
    • Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Ajmer
    • Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Bhopal
    • Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Bhubaneswar
    • Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysore
  • North-East Regional Institute of Education (NERIE), Shillong

Disclaimer: This information is covered based on the latest research and development available. However, it may not fully reflect all current aspects of the subject matter.

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