There is a lot of buzz about EdTech. In the web, print and even in the television you might have heard and seen about it. So, what is Education Technology or EdTech? It is the learning and behavioral exercise for assist and simplify study and enhancing performance by developing, utilising and conducting pertinent technological methods and resources. It involves learning software, applications and tools to develop the study, academic and teaching. Here many may think if it’s replacing the existing learning practice. But it’s no so. EdTech is here to improve the productivity of the whole learning system benefiting educational institutes, teachers and the students.
EdTechs for new learning
Many think how can technology blend with classroom education. With the digital tools and advanced learning techs it’s possible to add new substance to the classroom learning. With the two elements i.e EdTech and digital mobile devices partial online learning and partial classroom learning can be achieved. With cloud based software and apps the teacher and the students can participate in beyond school schedule. This form of blended learning or hybrid learning could be exercised to improve the level and quality of education as well the development of the students.
Why EdTechs is essential
One may ask if EdTech actually is required. Thinking of the future, it’s indispensable. We are living in the digital age where techs have the significant role in our lives. It assists in the classroom activity with scopes to reform learning of the students, enhancing their performance and studying pertinent contents. Techs is made teachers re-assess the what they instruct and purpose that cannot be obtained without this.
Advantages Of Edtech
The benefits of EdTech are many. It has revived the previous learning and teaching techniques. Moreover, use of learning technologies has greatly helped the students to engaged to simplified learning process even learning the complex topics. It facilitates knowledge and enhance the performance of both the teachers and the students. The advantages of EdTech are:
* Learning techs diminishes the management loads from the teachers. Relieved from the pressures teachers can work fro the progress and research to enhance the quality of education and development of the students.
* The assistance from the EdTech and teachers provides scope to use the latest and progressive curriculum to the students. That suffice that pupil has easy access to the modern learning content and resources.
* EdTech enhances the competence of set-up and methods of the schools and higher learning institutes.
* The techs within the learning set-up help students with scope to conveniently study post-school hours.
* It stimulates students to take responsibility and control of their own study.
Boon for teachers and students
Scepticism related to the use of technology into the learning process has faded. On the contrary, more emphasis is now laid to installing the latest EdTech in the classroom is advocated. It favours both, the teachers and the students. With learning techs, teachers can search lessons and learning resources. Besides, they can collectively work with the other teachers. And most important of all they can easily connect with parents of the students. On the other side students are also have been favoured with educational techs. Students are fond of digital devices hence, it’s the better option for them than pen and paper. The EdTech makes way for the students centric activities. Besides, they get additional assistance and learning resources.
Future on the fingertip
The future of the learning is at the fingertip of the teachers and students. With EdTech and mobile digital devices, learning has entered into a whole new horizon. Education technologies allow learners and the instructors to involves in the learning process where both meet and obtain the real goal of education. Apart from all these the children at the early age develop the idea and familiarity to use the latest gadgets and technologies. As our lives are greatly surrounded by the technologies we cannot risk avoiding ignore the know-how of digital world.
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Author Bio – Shaona Williams is an educator and an online education enthusiast and writes articles on UK business MBA programmes and issues, ideas, trends and development related to education.