Using Technology in the Classroom is necessary nowadays. In this fast and modern world, we are witness to technology. We are using technology everywhere then we could neglect the field of education. Technology has a big impact on education and in the classrooms of schools and colleges. Technology can encourage more participation in the learning process. Technology provides many opportunities for making learning more effective.
Deep and Fast Learning:
The technology-based knowledge can attract the students in higher percentages as compared to the learning from the textbooks. Children love to use smartphones and tablets. With the use of smartphones and tablets 100% of children will show interest in the study, they will learn quickly from the tablets or smartphones. Nowadays, PDF if textbooks are available that you can easily get on your smartphones and tablets and you can start learning in a few seconds.
Psychology said people can learn 70% faster in practical activities. In the use of technology in the classroom, you can learn the theories in practical form. Smartboards and tablets could help the students in this way. Teachers show the videos and pictures to the students related to the topic they are learning.
The student will get background knowledge and could learn fast. The picture explains much better than pages of the topic in the textbook. So, this is how technology helps in practical learning.
Using Technology in the Classroom in a Positive Way:
There is no doubt technology has advantages and disadvantages, but if we use it in education then there is only an advantage. Students could learn positively about technology. For example, in the Covid Pandemic where schools and colleges are closed, students are taking classes via zoom. Before this pandemic students are unaware of video conferencing and cloud storage.
But now they are highly familiar with these technologies, and in the future, they will use these technologies in their professional life, and business. They can use video conferencing for the official meetings, can use cloud storage for saving important documents.
Improvement in Grades:
In technological base education, students will take more interest in their studies and try to learn deeply. In this way, their grades will start getting improved. Technology has a great positive impact on student life, but the condition if it is used accurately.
These are the major benefits the student can gain from technology in the classroom. Schools and colleges should implement the technology in the classroom as much they can.