Drastic changes are happening in the education arena. Today the application of technology in the field education made it possible to learn in a smarter way. Teachers who used chalks and white boards to teach students some years before, now uses smart pen to write on the smart board. The younger generation is running behind technology. To cater their technology demands class rooms and teaching equipments are getting digitalized.
Gone are the days when students carried pen, pencil, notebooks, textbooks and calculator to their schools. Instead of bringing big school bags carrying all those curriculum accessories, now they are coming to school with a single laptop.
To make education more interesting and learning a fun experience many schools are depending on information and technology enabled smart class rooms. The black boards in the class rooms are replaced by digital black boards. The audio-visual rooms and interactive sessions replaced the traditional textbook and notebook depended study. With the use of latest technologies, the tech-savvy students started enjoying studies and keenly participate in the learning process. Smart boards and audio visual rooms are adding a new dimension to the teaching style.
Use of technology is not restricted just to the four walled class room. With the advance of technology knowledge is at the finger tips. Students can contact teacher whenever and wherever they are through social networking sites, chat rooms and email. Teachers slowly started accepting projects and assignments through email and web postings. Students have started learning technology aspects in a fast mode. So they are able to use advanced technology tools in the field of learning and entertainment. Rather than writing on papers now they prefer to make e-documents and videos on the projects. This helps them to share their creativity with other group of people in an effective way.
With the introduction of smartclass rooms learning process become more lively and interactive. Earlier in geographic classes explaining bout a place was restricted to showing the place in the text book and explaining about it. Now with the help of internet a teacher can show in the Google Map where exactly the place is located and details about the people, culture and traditions. Rather than just hearing lectures such interactive classes helps students to know more about a subject.
Here are some of the advantages of smart class rooms in today’s education field:
– Easy maintenance of e-note book. Using the keyboard students can type faster and save it in a digital format.
– By saving notes in the digital format makes it easy for students to retrieve it at anytime and anywhere they want. As most of the notes and assignments will be written and saved in a prescribed format, chances of losing it is very less.
– Most of the latest word processing documents have options that help to draw graphs and charts in an easy way.
– Internet access helps students to do more research on a subject and sharing it with others.
– E-library facility eliminates regular visit to schools or college libraries.
All the whole digital class rooms have become popular in education arena as it blends perfectly with today’s education curriculum.