Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Classroom Technology

Classroom Technology Learning
Classroom Technology
Learning is nothing but sharing or gaining knowledge from others. That's why, nowadays schools and colleges are trying to implement the latest technologies in their school classrooms to make the learning more easy and efficient.
So all educational institutions are implementing advanced classroom technologies in their schools and colleges to provide the education in a modern and professional way so that the student would learn with interest and enthusiasm.
Today, implementing the technology into the classroom is very easy and it is the best way to provide healthy education to students. The following are the tips to insert the latest technology into classrooms.

Use Smart board technology
Smart boards, are Interactive whiteboards in which you could teach your students, using the contents which is saved in a computer. So teaching is very easy and students would be able to understand the concepts very clearly. A study says that students are acquiring more interest in studies while teaching through smart board and there is gradual development in their studies. Streaming videos
For example, let's say, a teacher is explaining her/his students about the function of digestive system. You could thus make your teaching meaningful by adopting classroom technology.
So another important classroom technology is teleconferencing. So let your students communicate with each other. Classroom technology can enhance the way they learn and influence how they understand and retain material learned. There are many forms of technology available that teachers can integrate into the classroom. Teachers have many websites available to host them and they include class notes online, school and teacher, educator pages and teacher website among others. These websites make it easy for teachers to start using websites as a form of classroom technology. Having a class website is an effective tool for teaching because students like visiting websites belonging to their teachers. Such a website can carry many functions for teachers. The web log allows students to put in short information online regularly. A teacher can have a blog where students can read information that may be tips on homework, advice or any other information. Students can also put in their own entries into blogs that other students can respond creating a form of journal. The other form of classroom technology that teachers can effectively use is pod casting. Podcast work like radio shows where many people pass information. Students can podcast discussions or create podcast to share researched information. Pod casting also allows the students to interview people who may be more knowledgeable in the specific subject or topic that the teacher is teaching.
Another type of classroom technology that teachers can incorporate into lessons is e-books. These are books available for download online and teachers can create e-books that the students can use.


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