How technologyâ€™s helping schools adopt smart learning
SEE ALSO :Nigerian firm sets up office in NairobiWith the help of e-Learning platforms, teachers and students are able to interact through web-based portals and access the latest curriculum content through PCs, laptops and tablets. And with the help of webcams and applications like Skype, students can exchange ideas online and even take exams in real time. Samsung Electronics’ Solar Powered Internet Schools (SPIS) programme is an initiative by the company that utilises cloud technology innovation to enhance the quality of education in rural areas that are outside the grid. It does this by providing a technology-rich learning and teaching environment. The programme focuses on the deployment of ICT infrastructure, such as the Samsung Interactive Whiteboard, commonly called the e-Board, the firm’s multi-purpose printer, and its tablets. This technology-laden environment is complemented by the professional development of educators, content generation and management, as well as sharing best practices in the integration of ICT in enhancing learning and teaching in the classroom.
SEE ALSO :JKUAT develops primary health care modelWith the e-Board technology, there is cross-group collaboration between and among teachers and learners across different geographical areas. Amazing experience With the help of such e-Learning platforms, teachers are also able to monitor tests in real time and grade them as soon as the student is done. Learning is also made more interactive with educational videos that teachers can download and share with students on their tablets. Technology provides an amazing learning and teaching experience for teachers and students. With tablets, teachers can direct students to various educational resources, such as web links and case studies during class. [email protected]
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