Over the past years, the education industry has grown leaps and bounds. Teaching and learning with white chalk, books, notebooks, dusters, and blackboards has become a thing of past. We have entered into a digital world where technology is integrated with traditional classrooms benefiting both students and teachers around the globe.
The ‘traditional’ classrooms are turning into ‘smart’ classrooms. In case you don’t know, smart classrooms are the ones equipped with the latest technology like visualizers, interactive boards, amplifiers, speakers, podiums, microphones and much more. Learning is now becoming fun for students and less of a burden for teachers with the introduction of such digital classrooms. And education centers that are not evolving will surely struggle.
Below are the top benefits of opting smart classrooms in your school, college, or education center:
1. Flexibility in learning
It takes all kinds of students to make up a class. While some students grasp the concept in a jiffy, there are others who need repeated explanations. In such situations, smart classes come as befitting learning options. Students can learn from different forms of media, thus bringing a dynamic perspective to education. Hence, smart classes can be a perfect learning territory for students who want to learn in a single go or after repeatedly accessing the details for a clearer understanding.
2. Brings fun element to learning
“A lot can happen in a smart class.” In complex sense, a smart class is a manifest with a bunch of active students enhanced with interaction and inquisitive chatter prompted by technological tools. This inquisitive chatter is what makes learning fun for students. There can never be a dull moment when the learning is done from digital gadgets in a smart and entertaining way.
3. Anytime access to online resources
Internet is a treasure trove of information to students. With the storage of data that corresponds to any subject in the world, a smart class can extract the potential of best online resources in learning as well as teaching. For students who wish to go the extra mile to gain the information that is way ahead of their curriculum, online resources can enhance their knowledge level and creativity.
4. Help students to gain clarity
Gone are the days when teachers spent hours on traditional blackboards explaining complex topics to students. Now is the age of smart classrooms which allow the faculty to impart education using word documents, PowerPoint presentations, video screenings, audio sessions and also through images. Moreover, students will be able to concentrate in the class, assimilating audio-visual (AV) information through digital tools like pen drives, CDs, and PDF files which can be e-mailed to students.
5. “Go Green” With Smart Classes
Going smart with smart classes is an ideal solution to the environmental hazards that are posed by the traditional methodology of education. Learning without the use of paper, pen, printouts, and photocopiers means your classroom will become a “Go Green” zone. This way, a smart class can pave way for a greener environment.
After enlisting the benefits of upgrading to smart class, let’s pledge to work towards making education accessible and enjoyable to every student.
Big chunks of paragraphs are being replaced with images, bar diagrams, pie charts, graphs, and presentations blended with in-class topics to promote powerful learning. Wood Square Smartclass, a leading smart classroom brand in north Indian education landscape is conducting surveys, seminars and meetups in education institutions to build more awareness among decision makers about the technology change. We are bridging the digital divide and also simplifies the life of institution administrators and teachers.
Visual aids like videos not only deliver education content effectively but also increases children’s interest and retain it for longer periods. So, when are you making the switch?