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debakshi gupta
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debakshi gupta
CRM and English Skills expert

1. It has opened up a huge archive of resources for students from where they can retrieve information whenever required. The availability of digital content has exposed them to various platforms where they can engage, learn and interact.

2. Allows students to grasp at their own pace. Each student takes different time to master a skill . Here, it makes a student comfortable in his own personal space. Teaching roles are changing with teachers guiding students individually which may not be possible in traditional classroom learning.

3. Online teaching focuses more on the specific needs of the students. Individualized learning is becoming more popular as more tools become available. Technological advancements can also meet the needs of students with intellectual, social, or developmental disabilities. 

4. It gives us the ability to keep yourselves updated with currents events. Depending upon the topic, we can introduce yourselves to new discoveries or the research being conducted in different parts of the world. This helps students to come up with innovative ideas.

 

Jahnvi Singh Parihar
Communication Skills, Educational Technology & Operations Expert

Improving education is a huge issue for our society. Test scores, our perceived performance against different nations, and different elements have pushed education to the bleeding edge of national legislative issues, directly behind healthcare reform. Technology can be utilized to improve teaching and learning and help our students be successful.

While everyone would love to see smaller schools and class sizes, technology cannot do that physically. However, technology can be a “force multiplier” for the teacher. Through the use of learning management systems (LMS) students can access online resources to get assistance on demand beyond the physical reach of their teacher. Technology can also extend education in another way.

Education doesn’t stop toward the finish of the school day. Students can access teachers, resources, and assignments via the web whenever and wherever they have an internet connection. For students who need to spend more time practicing a concept, online exercises and curriculum can also help them work at their own pace and still keep up with their peers.

Parental contribution is another factor impacting student accomplishment that can expand with technology. Most guardians nowadays have extremely bustling schedules. In turn, they may not have time to assist their child with homework at home or come to class for conferences. Technology can help. Parents may be able to meet with teachers via web conferencing or other online collaboration tools. Additionally, they can check their child’s attendance, assignments, and grades through online frameworks. They can likewise converse with their children from work via email, texting, instant messaging, and video calling.

Technology-based projects can also inspire students to think and collaborate as opposed to memorizing, whether they’re using the web for research or to correspond with other students or experts who are not physically present. These projects likewise help them learn technology skills they’ll need to succeed in the modern workforce.

Though technology itself can be expensive, it can also help schools save money. Virtual field trips, electronic documents, email instead of printed memos, virtual labs, electronic textbooks, and the thousands of free online resources help schools save cash and still give students amazing educational experiences.