Technology is transforming education, changing how, when, and where students learn and empower them at every stage of their journey. With the ultimate aim to personalize the learning process, the technology empowers students by giving them ownership of the complete learning process. Since the students are offered technology and access to resources beyond classroom walls, students have developed a lifelong love of learning. Technology can help educators create blended learning environments ad leverage digital tools for formative assessments, bringing new models for learning and teaching to classrooms.
How Technology is breaking barriers in education?
Many schools have started embracing the use of technology to enhance instruction and to support learning. Teachers have always been using computers as a great source for promoting their instructional goals. For instance, it is used for building student capacity for research, to drive reality in student inquiry, make students present information in appealing forms, and help students access education within and beyond the school.
Research purposes- Gone are the days when searching about a topic took a long time, now with the help of computer technologies students can access digital versions of these references and these are available worldwide. With the help of internet service in computers, students can access links to websites where students can access tools such as web cameras and global positioning websites. The famous dictionaries and knowledge sources called Wikipedia can be easily accessible.
Student inquiry- The technology has helped students to be engaged in real-world activities. The Internet has given access to every student the ability to make every education needs to be real and authentic for students. For example, electronic probes allow science students to collect precise weather, digitally trace data, and answer hypotheses. In the field of mathematics, calculators, spreadsheets and various graphic software can help the student to understand the difficult mathematical concepts in an easy manner.
Technology is transforming education, changing how, when, and where the students can learn and empower them at every stage of their journey. It also offers different opportunities to make learning more enjoyable in terms of teaching in new ways.