Smart Classes: A New Era of Learning

By George

Smart Classes are the new thing in town. Advancement in technology has made it possible that the students get the best options to learn from. Smart classes are classrooms that focus on learning by using technology and gadgets.

These classes will include computer systems, softwares designed for better learning, audience response technology, networking, and audio/visual equipments. Students are exposed to a new level of learning process as compared to the age old method of a teacher explaining concepts either by verbal or written communication.

Smart Classes: A New Era of Learning


These new age classrooms have many advantages.

Check out how Smart Classes can be helpful for the students and the teachers:

Ease of Learning

Smart classrooms include videos and presentations, which includes visual and auditory stimulation for the students. The info-graphics, like pie charts, graphs as well as notes, are saved in the system. Thus it doesn't require the teacher to draw these figures or write down notes for students. Thus it saves a lot of time. Learning becomes a much easier process.

Ideal for Every Student

Each student has his or her own capability to learn and understand concepts and topics. In a conventional class, many students do not get to understand. Some students might get familiar with the teacher's way of teaching, while some won't. Also, many students find the studying from written notes as a tedious process. Smart learning, rules out these differences and helps each and every student.

Interactive Class Sessions

Though the conventional method of teaching might involve the teacher talking to the class, only few students get to take part in the conversations. Smart classrooms make it possible for each student to put forth their ideas and thoughts. This helps in building relationship between the teacher and the students. It gives a chance to the students to develop their public speaking skills as well.

Easy to Use

Though technology may be a very important aspect in a smart classroom, it isn't difficult to operate. The processes are very easy for the teachers to learn. Many teachers might find this introduction of technology as an obstacle in their teaching. But it actually increases the efficiency of the teacher. Even the students will be able to access and use these equipments without any trouble.

Environment Friendly Learning

With the advent of computers and phone, it has been claimed that the use of paper will slowly diminish.

The same happens in smart classrooms. Usually tonnes of paper and paper materials are used for the education - books for taking notes, examination scripts, for practicing sums, which are later dumped in some corner of the city. Thus not only are many trees being cut but the environment is getting filled with waste material. Smart classrooms make sure that this does not happen with use of digital and electronic tools.

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Smart Classes make sure that all the things that are part of the education are synchronized. One can access the notes through phone just by logging in to their student account. More information can be acquired by accessing online resources. Students can keep a track on things like :

  • Attendance
  • Marks acquired in previous examinations
  • Syllabus
  • Time table

One time Cost for Installation

Smart classrooms require high functioning technology and equipments, and therefore the cost for the same will be high. But the expenses comes down to the one time installation. There might be a need for maintenance but being electronic gadgets, it wouldn't cost much. Thus smart classes are the best when it comes to different options for better learning processes.

Less Pressure

Both the students and teachers will have less pressure on them. Smart boards have most of the information stored in, based on the syllabus that is set for them. The teachers can modify some parts and make additions. The students find it easier to remember topics while being shown visually appealing scenes, at the same time this improves their concentration.

Students can be exposed to a lot more by using smart classes. Maps and 3D representation of models can used to explain geography, while complex concepts in physics, chemistry and economics can be easily explained by pictorial representation.

The students and teachers will be enjoying this process and learn more from each class. Needless to say, Smart Classrooms are the windows to a brighter future!

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