The first thing which pops in our mind when we think of a classroom would be a room with a faded blackboard, a few wooden benches and tables and a teacher with a few pieces of chalk and a dusty duster in his hand. You can also visualize a few charts on the walls explaining some important things. But, with the advancements in technology today the management of many educational institutions and schools are inhabiting the developed smart classrooms to give a new concept of the classroom to their students.
Introduction to a smart Classroom
A lecture room that is technologically smart and can provide learning and teaching opportunities to increase learning outcomes much better than ever, is known as a Smart Classroom. In these smart classrooms learning is made fascinating with the adoption of new high-end digital technology, wireless display devices, special software products and visual and audio systems containing unlimited questions and adaptive quiz programs.
In today’s competitive world, it has become essential to provide quality education to every child by updating his skills with the help of the latest technologies. The level of education has been improved to the next level by introducing smart classrooms in today’s education system. Instead of taking away the students from education, these smart classrooms have provided them new opportunities in the existing setup of traditional classrooms.
Why are Smart Classrooms needed?
Today smart classrooms have become the need of the time due to their salient features like:
Collaborative Learning: Certain technology-powered products are used in smart classrooms in collaboration with traditional classroom courses to make them easy to understand for the children. The wireless display can be used collectively by the teachers and students to improve their thoughts and clarify their doubts using certain features of these dedicated devices or various other features.
Animated Videos and Modules: Today’s educational system and smart classrooms have increased the level of smartness of the students as they can use the internet as an alternative source to get information of any kind. The children who know how to use the internet are attracted to smart classrooms because the animated content including pictures, videos and audio related to their lessons are displayed there. It helps the students to understand and remember their lessons more easily along with improving the style of teaching.