Extramarks Elevate – Leveraging Technology to Enhance Classroom Experience
The COVID-19 pandemic has hastened the adoption of technology, which has recently become a crucial component of education. Extramarks held a webinar titled ‘Leveraging Technology to Enhance Classroom Experience’ to look into the subject of improving the classroom experience using technology. The webinar brought together specialists in the field of education.
1. Mr. Mukesh Kumar – Vice Principal, Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, New Delhi
2. Dr. Jaspreet Kaur – Vice Principal, Bal Bhavan Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi
3. Mr. Francis Joseph – Executive Director, GEMS Education (India)
4. Dr. Swetha Venugopal – Managing Director, New Baldwin Group of Institutions
5. Ms. Manju Balasubramanyam – Principal, Delhi Public School, Bangalore North
6. Ms. Poonam Singh Jamwal, Director, of Extramarks Education
who shared their knowledge on the use of technology to make the classroom more interactive and interesting for students.
Key Takeaways from the webinar –
1. Reimagining the Classroom through Technology:
The experts highlighted the need to embrace technological reformation in education during the webinar. They also shared how the exponential growth of technology is reshaping the way we learn and teaching methodologies. As we move forward, the focus will shift towards skill-based enhancement, equipping students with the abilities necessary for success in a rapidly evolving world. And this is why integrating technology in classrooms is very important.
2. Exemplary Cases of Technology Integration in Schools:
The webinar also emphasized how Students’ minds can be stimulated and encouraged to think outside of the box by using technology in the classroom. The ability to think independently can be fostered in children by educators by providing them with meaningful and dynamic experiences. This strategy was shared by the experts, and they encouraged an innovative mentality that develops creativity. The panelists also discussed that students should be given the fundamental skills necessary for success in the digital age using technology in the classroom as it cultivates analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and adaptability so that students may survive in a world that is changing quickly. Early technological exposure helps educators build a solid basis for students’ future endeavors.
3. Bridging the Digital Divide:
The experts shared how the incorporation of technology in education is critical to closing the digital divide. The webinar discussed that educational institutions may offer equal chances for learning and skill development by ensuring that all students, regardless of socioeconomic background, have access to technology and digital resources. Bridging this gap is critical if kids are to be prepared for the difficulties of a digitally driven society.
4. Overcoming Challenges in Technology Implementation:
The difficulties of using technology in the classroom were also covered in the webinar. The experts discussed good practices, such as providing teachers with enough support and training. In order to keep teachers informed of the most recent developments and best practices in technology integration, they also emphasized the importance of continued professional development and support. Technology makes it possible to personalize learning experiences and meet the needs of each individual learner. Teachers may adapt their lessons
to the learning styles, paces, and preferences of each student by utilizing digital content and data-driven insights. This personalization encourages deeper knowledge, increases student engagement, and supports academic development.
5. Empowering Teachers with Effective Practices:
The experts also stressed how Advanced and Modern Technology, such as Open AI, is not intended to replace teachers but to empower them. By integrating AI tools in classrooms, teachers can provide personalized assistance and guidance, catering to the unique needs of each student. While students can utilize AI for generating results, it is the teachers’ role to help them analyze and interpret the outcomes, fostering critical thinking skills.
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An essential step in preparing students for the future is utilizing technology to improve the learning environment. The panelists’ candid remarks throughout the webinar shed light on the way in which technology can revolutionize schooling.
Let’s embrace the use of technology’s potential to transform education and equip children with the skills they need for a better future.
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